James Addison Palmer III was born in Savannah,Georgia in August of 1970. Addison has spent most of his life on the coast of South Carolina. ( Hilton Head Island,S.C. ) From an early age,Addison has been drawing and painting the world around him. Addison comes from a strong artistic background. His Great Grandfather ( Harry Palmer ) was a pen and ink artist in New York. He created and developed animation and short films. Doing portraits for publications around the world. His father ( Jim Palmer ) is a long time renowned landscape artist.
Addison graduated high school from Hilton Head High School in 1989. He had a full scholarship to attend the Chicago Institute for the Arts,etc. He choose Brevard College, due to their strong art , academic and running programs. He attended Brevard College on a full scholarship.
For many years, Addison was a competitive runner. Trying to make the 1996 Olympic team, he had an Olympic standard time in the marathon.
Since the age of thirteen, Addison has been painting full time. Doing commissions, shows, and work for galleries. From day one , he has painted the world around him. With his landscapes , seascapes , wildlife , and portraits. His work has hundreds of paintings in private and business collectors in the U.S.A and around the world.
Along with his painting , Addison has been asked to teach painting and drawing workshops throughout the eastern United States. Since 1997 he has been asked to teach painting classes and to demonstrate his work on world cruises. Addison has gone around the world four times. Being on 30 plus cruises. Having full passenger status , he has been on cruise lines like Cunard , Seabourn and many more.
Addison has won and has been honored with his paintings. Supporting numerous organizations and fundraisers. Addison was asked to show a painting of his in the internationally acclaimed " Birds in Art " show in 2018. Only ninety artist total ( 2 D and 3 D ) from around the world were asked to be part of the show. Prints of the painting that was in " Birds in Art " show can be purchased on this web site. The painting is " HOME ".
His paintings can been seen in galleries from NY to Florida. For 15 years Addison and other members of his family had their own gallery and studio on St. Simons Island , Ga.
For more information on galleries , future shows , original paintings and prints please contact me. Address all inquiries on purchasing a painting , prints , commissioned paintings for you and all future resales to me.
He looks forward to hearing from you and putting a " Palmer " painting in your home or business.