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Contact:, 612-702-5849, 883 Linwood Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105



James Byrne: Unforeseen Anomalies, Pump House Regional Arts Center, La Crosse, individual exhibition

SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC, Light


PhotoMidwest 12th Biennial, Promega Gallery, Madison, WI "LaCrosse"

Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna CA

DeVos Art Museum, 2022 North of the 45th, "Arms Across the Water"

Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Inside Out/Upside Down, "Arms Across the Water"

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, Official Selection, "Memory of Water", short film

Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Pressing Innovations, "Live", inkless intaglio print

Praxis Photo Arts Center, Minneapolis, Shadow Perspective, "Side Walk No. 15", Jurors Choice Award

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Arts North International, "In the Shadow of Blue"

Gallerium, Migration, international group online exhibition, "With Heavy Hearts"

Praxis Photo Arts Center, Minneapolis, Black and White, "Nights and Days"                                                                                                                                                   


James Byrne: New Works, Hopkins Center for the Arts, individual exhibition

Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany, Global Groove, "Lament", short video

PACE Center Gallery, Denver, Alternative Facts: Photography by Any Means, "Consequences"

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Arts North International, "Consequences" and "Last Dream"

D'art Gallery, Denver, Spot On #2, "Reclining"

Bloomington Arts Center, Members Juried Art Exhibition, "In the Shadow of Blue"

Museum of Art and Design, Miami, The Body Electric, "Scale Drawing", video installation
Zacheta-National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Videotapes: Early Video Art, "Both" and Transluscent"
Vine Arts Center, Minneapolis, Art Inspired by Music, group, "Shovels in the Air"
Jimmy Wilson Gallery, Minneapolis, Guest Artist
D'art Gallery, Denver, Emerge, "Consequences"
Divulgarti Gallery, Genoa, Codici d'arte (Art Codes), group, "Memories of Home" 
Hopkins Center for the Arts, Juried Members Show, "Chance", Honorable Mention
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, The Body Electric, "Scale Drawing", video installation 
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,  San Francisco, The Body Electric, "Scale Drawing", 
Rogue Buddha Gallery, Minneapolis, Mourning Glory, group, "The Five Ways"
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival Official Selection, "Things to Say Before Leaving"

ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, Video Art,,

   "Both", "Tangent",  "Transluscent"


 James Byrne is a visual artist and photographer by nature.  He grew up in a small Minnesota town, Chicago City, and followed his interest in fine art at the University of Minnesota where he earned a B.E.S with concentrations in studio art and philosophy.  He holds an MFA in Video Art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and did additional graduate study at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York.  His work encompasses video art, dance video, filmmaking, and photography. He has collaborated with Laurie Anderson, Eiko & Koma, and Trisha Brown, among others.

 Byrne's work has been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe.  His videos are in major collections including the Museum of Modern Art,

New York,; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis,; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg; Tate Modern, London; Galleria d'Art Moderna Torino; and Chazen Museum of Art, Madison.  James received visual arts fellowships from McKnight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, MSAB and NEA in support of his art and career.

  His current interdisciplinary practice combines photography, drawing, collage, and digital processes.

Miscellaneous Articles, Catalogues, Reviews, Museum Collections, from past and present - Yerba Buena Contemporary Art Center 2019 - Museum of Modern Art - Walker Art Center - Electronic Arts Intermix - Carnegie Museum of Art - writer/director - "Charles Hagen on James Byrne at PS 1" Art Forum; Tate Modern - Galleria d'Art Moderna Torino - Zacheta-National Gallery of Art, Warsaw - "Directions 1981" Hirshhorn"Alternative Facts: Photography by Any Means" - "North of the 45th" exhibition - "PhotoMidwest 12th Biennial"



James Byrne  *  *  @jbyrne2d  *  612-702-5849  *. 883 Linwood Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

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