Five Tips for Emerging Artists

Studio shot by Dannie Liebergot

Studio shot by Dannie Liebergot

James Zamora is a contemporary realist painter based in Denton, TX where he teaches at the University of North Texas. James is represented by Ro2 Gallery, Mason Fine Art, Aberson Exhibits, Bryant St. Gallery, and Meyer Gallery. His work has also appeared in New American Paintings #114 and #126. This article is part of our studio visit with the artist. For full studio visit, see article in Volume 5.


ONE Make the art work and set goals to help you make X number of paintings in Y number of days.

TWO Research historical and contemporary artists.

THREE Use social media in moderation when looking for inspiration.

FOUR Make a 5 year plan.

FIVE Learn and attend workshops with artists you admire


Ty Bishop