NIGHT GOT QUIET - NOT QUITE LIGHT
Jim Houser, solo show
July 11 - Aug 2, 2014
Jim Houser was born in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the city where he currently resides. He is a self-taught artist and an honorary member of the Philly-based artist collective Space1026. His work explores the cadence of speech, science and science fiction, sickness and disease, plants and animals, time travel, ghosts , the art of children and the gravity of fatherhood, codes and code breaking, music and music making.
Houser’s collages, paintings and installations have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States, Europe, Australia and Brazil. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art. Recently, Houser released a vinyl record of instrumental music composed to accompany his installations.