Current Exhibitions

James Prosek: Wondrous Strange
February 22-June 8, 2014
New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT
Link to Exhibition
Read New York Times Review



The Peacock and the Cobra:
James Prosek among the Arts of South Asia

November 27th, 2013 – June 2014
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Wood Gallery 227
Link to Exhibition



James Prosek: Wall of Silhouettes
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cornell University
Sapsucker Woods
Ithaca, NY

Video: Why do we name and order nature?



Audubon and the Art of Birds
Bell Museum of Natural History

University of Minnesota
October 5, 2013 – June 8, 2014
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
October 4, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015

Sam Noble Museum, Univ. of Oklahoma
Norman May 15 – July 26, 2014
Audubon Exhibition Prospectus (PDF)


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NATURE: The Mystery of Eels

Exclusive PBS Video: Painting with Eels

Though much of the natural world is discovered and understood, a few great mysteries remain. Consider the eel, we know little about its life -- where it goes, what it does and how it dies.

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Eli the Eel: A mysterious migration - James Prosek

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Upcoming Lectures & Events

Symposium with James Prosek and Carter Foster curator of drawings at the Whitney Museum of American Art
Naming Things in the Natural World
Monday, April 21, 2014
9:30 a.m. Welcome reception with Coffee
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Program
$50 Members; $60 non-Members
Includes refreshments and lunch
Preregistration required

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Latest Books

James Prosek Ocean Fishes
Rizzoli Publishers

Read a review of the book by The Art Blog

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Trout of the World: Revised and Updated
Abrams Publishers

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