GUITAR PLAYER, welded silicon bronze, approximately 8’ high

When left to my own devices abstract figurative forms float easily to the surface. This imagery seems the best way to express my interest in celebration, perseverance and strength. Form is important, poetic spirit is important and connecting through communication is important.

Jim Bass Topeka, KS

Professional Vita

Professional artist, 1960-present

Selected Public Installations

NURTURING SPIRIT, Brewster Place Retirement Community,
Topeka, Kansas, 2002
Lincoln, Nebraska, 2002
HOMAGE TO COURAGE, Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center, Grand Island, Nebraska, 2001
PRAIRIE IMAGE, Mulvane Art Museum Sculpture Court,
Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, 2000
WIND OVER THE PRAIRIE, First Congregational Church,
Topeka, Kansas, 1994

Selected Collections

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln
Renisch Rose Garden, Topeka, Kansas
Northeast Missouri State College, Kirksville, Missouri
Leavenworth Mutual Savings Association, Kansas
3M Company, St. Paul, Minnesota


BFA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1956

Exhibition version of this page 10.5" x 15.75" 320KB

09/30/2005 Design by Jason Hayden and Gary A. Adams

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