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James Paul Kocsis, American Artist, publisher. Media: oil on linen; style and technique: creator of psychic impressionism; subject of book, monograph and magazine articles Recipient Biannual award American Institute Graphic Arts, 1968, Letters of Recognition Lord Kenneth Clark, 1981, Her Royal Highness Elizabeth, The Queen of England, His Royal Highness, Charles, Prince of Wales, 1983.

Background

Kocsis, James Paul was born on April 27, 1936 in Buffalo.

Education

Graduate, University of the Arts, 1958.

Career

Illustrator children's books, 1961-1968. Illustrator, designer Random House Publication, 20th Century Fox, 1967. Public Kocsis catalogues, books, color prints and posters.

Instructor drawing and pictorial composition, lecturer University of Arts, Philadelphia, 1965-1967. Lecturer Kutztown State Teachers College, civic and social grps.

Achievements

  • Media: oil on linen; style and technique: creator of psychic impressionism. Subject of book, monograph and magazine articles.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Works included in public collections: Lessing J. Rosenwald, National Gallery Art, Washington, Library of Congress, Washington, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Kendal (England) Museum, Bodleian Library Oxford University, England. Private collections Her Royal Highness Elizabeth Queen of England, His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, Right Honorary Lord Kenneth Clark, Nancy and Ronald Reagan Presidential Collection, White House, Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1989, Lehigh Valley International Airport, Allentown, Pennsylvania, others. One-man shows include Igneous Man Exhbn.

      1, Columbia (South Carolina) Museum Art, 1974, Crucifixion Exhibition-Memory of Philadelphia Scourge Period 1972, University of Arts, 1976, Igneous Man Exhibitions 2-42, Harvard University, 1976, Sydney (Australia) Opera House, 1979, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) Center Library, 1982, Jilin University, Changchun, China, 1982, 13th Annual Festival Arts, United World Coll Southeast Asia, 1984, Italsider Steel Company, Genoa and Alessandria, Italy, 1985, United World College Adriatic, Trieste, Italy, 1985, United World College Southern Africa, Mbabane, 1985, International Music & Art Festival, Glamorgan, Wales, 1985, United States International U.-Europe, London, 1985, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1985, James Joyce Museum, Dublin, Ireland, 1985, Kendal (England) Museum, 1986, International Public Relations Convention, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1987, Trinity College Oxford University, 1988, Imo State Library., Owerri, Nigeria, 1989, Progress Bank of Nigeria Limited, Lagos, 1989, National Arts Theatre, Lagos, 1989, Freedom Hall, Martin Luther King, Junior Center Nonviolent Social Change and Atlanta-Fulton Public Library., Atlanta, 1990, United States Mission to the United Nations, New York City, 1991, United Nations, New York City (first American honored with one-man exhibition, 1991), Sopot, Poland, 1991, Gdansk, Poland, 1991, German-American Institute, Saarbrucken, Germany, 1992, Amerika Haus, Frankfurt, Germany, 1992, Zentral-Bibliothek, Cologne, Germany, 1993, Freie Universitat Berlin, Universitatbibliothek, Berlin, 1994, Igneous Man Exhibition/India, Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi, 1995, International India Center, New Delhi, 1995, National Museum and Library.

      Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamin Carrion, Quito, Ecuador, South American, 1998, Benjamin Franklin Library., Mexico City, 1998, Institute de Investigaciones Estetícas, University Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City, 1998, La Casa de Cultura, Jesus Reyes Heroles, Coyoacan, Mexico, 1999, Library. Of National Academy Athens, 2003, Elefterios Venizelos International Airport, 2003, Vikelaia Library.

      , Crete, 2003, Academy Athens (Greece) University, 2003, The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005, Dostoevsky Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005, Russian Academy Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005, Georgetown University Intercultural Center and Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, Washington, DC, 2008, Ingenous Man Exhibit. / The Church Louvre (Eglise St.-Germain l'Auxerrois), Paris, 2009, James Paul Kocsis International Independent Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 2010.