Breehan James at Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program - December, 2014

Breehan James has been hard at work at in her New York studio space provided by the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program.  Breehan James is one of seventeen artists chosen from more than one thousand applicants for this prestigious program.

 Breehan James, Moonrise on Knife Lake, oil on canvas, 30x34 inches

Breehan James, Moonrise on Knife Lake, oil on canvas, 30x34 inches

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program awards rent-free non-living studio space to 17 visual artists for year-long residencies. Its mission is to provide working studio space and community for artists. Artists are selected annually based on merit from a competitive pool of applicants by a professional jury comprised of artists and members of the SWSP Artists Advisory Committee.

 Breehan James, Seagull Lake Night, oil on canvas, 56x44 inches

Breehan James, Seagull Lake Night, oil on canvas, 56x44 inches

The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is the new face of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, developed for artists, by artists in 1991. In 2014 the program was renamed the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program to honor the legacy of Marie Walsh Sharpe and reflect the new sponsorship and commitment of the Walentas Family Foundation.

 Breehan James, Stargazing on Ester Lake, oil on canvas, 24x30 inches

Breehan James, Stargazing on Ester Lake, oil on canvas, 24x30 inches