A native to Wichita, Jim received his M.A. and M.F.A. at Wichita State University. Among gallery affiliation in New York, his work can be seen in major collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, British Museum, Bibliotheque Nationale and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. He has also been featured in ARTS Magazine and American Abstract Journals. Jim has spent more than four decades exhibiting and teaching.