Current Exhibitions

Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in Art
October 11, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701


James Prosek:  Three Americans, 2014
September 2, 2014 – January 9, 2015
Arnot Art Museum
Falck Gallery—West Wing Ground Level
235 Lake Street
Elmira, New York


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

November 27th, 2013 – September 16, 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: Seeing 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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Upcoming Exhibitions

The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
October 31, 2014-February 22, 2015
Smithsonian American Art Museum
3rd floor North8th and F Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
Link to Exhibition

Peggy Notebeart Nature Museum
Chicago Academy of Sciences
December 2014 – March 2015

North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, North Carolina
March 2015

Vero Beach Museum of Art
Vero Beach, Florida
June 2015


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

The River School Symposium on Art,
Ecopower and the Liberation of Energy

October 3 – 4, 2014
Central European University Budapest

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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6 – 7pm
Exhibition Entrance, Third Floor
Join us for a talk with artist James Prosek as he installs his mural at the entrance of The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art before the exhibition opens October 31.

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Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Thomasville Center for the Arts
600 East Washington Street
Thomasville, Georgia

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Volkswagen Symposium
Labels, Catalogues, and Architectures: The Art and Science of Modern Systematics
June 24 – 27, 2015
Hannover, Germany


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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