Artist of the Month January 2022


James Hildebrand

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

I have been a commercial artist/illustrator and painter for about 50 years. Currently I concentrate on doing Landscapes and Native American art.

How and when did you start creating art?

When I was 12 years old I won a free correspondence course to Famous Artist School.

What media and genres do you work in?

Oil on canvas

Who or what are your influences?

N. C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish

What was your inspiration for

Welcome to Willow Flats


I was inspired by the Teton Mountain Range.

Describe your creative process?

I worked from photos and sketches from Teton National Park, where I have visited many times.  

What are you working on currently?

I am working on a painting called “A Prayer at the River” Two Crow Indians standing on boulders in the middle of a raging river saying prayers for good hunting season.

What are your near/long term goals as an artist?

To work hard and get better in my creativity.

Where can people view/purchase your work (gallery, website, etc)?

Open Imagination

Welcome to Willow Flats

Open Imagination

Gone Fishing

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Longs Peak

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Crow in the Tetons

Open Imagination

Elephant Rock Falls

Open Imagination

Morning Light on Alberta Falls

Artist Website
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