Artist Statement & Bio
Jim Malloy is a national award winning author and artist who explores abstract expression using acrylics. His artwork is known for its raw style, vibrant colors and bold style. Of his work, Malloy says, “Painting for me is a journey, an exploration of imagination and emotion, upheaval and serenity. I love bold color and unconventional technique that aspire to evoke a response, whether it be a sigh or a gasp or just a smile.”
Born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, raised in southern New Jersey, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He resides in New Fairfield, CT and is a resident artist at RPAC Art Center and Academy in Ridgefield, CT where he currently has studio space.
Malloy is a participating member of The Ridgefield Guild of Artists, RPAC Art Center and Academy, Kent Art Association in Kent CT, Society of Creative Arts in Newtown, Stamford Art Association, and Carriage Barn Arts Center in New Canaan, CT.
He has participated in over 60 exhibits and art shows since beginning to exhibit his work in 2019.