James Pendery is an oil painter active in the Greater Cincinnati region. A 1987 University of Cincinnati graduate in Anthropology, Jim initially studied sculpture with Richard Miller, and later painting with Carin Hebenstreit, Michael Scott, and David Mueller. Since 1991, he has exhibited widely in local and regional galleries. Jim has been active with many of Cincinnati's co-operative galleries, and done numerous mural projects. He has designed art programs for at-risk youth, and worked as a scenic artist. A surrealist for most of his career, Jim currently works as a figurative realist. He is represented by Sharon Cook Gallery in Cincinnati, OH.