James Kaminski Arts
interior architect artist
Tutored in sculpture by Marshall Fredricks, sculptor, in mid 1960s
BFA, Fine Arts and Interior Architecture, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.1976
Studied with Detroit notables, such as;
John Hillberry, Architect
Alden Smith, sculptor
Robert Wilbert and Pat Quinlan, Painters
Historic, Preservation Wayne project, Detroit, Mi. An early program towards preserving historical buildings in Detroit's inner city.
Detroit based artist, affiliated with the early 'Cass Corridor' school of art in the early 1970s.
-Co founder of 'The Artist Guild of Detroit', 1972, an experimental coop gallery featuring the early urban contemporary art scene in Detroit, MI.
Received Beautification Award from city of Detroit for urban design project from mayor Coleman Young, Rodger Smith And Max Fisher
Member of Detroit Scarab Club, arts league 1973.
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, graduate studies, 1976.
Minnesota Museum of Art , Award recipient for Drawings USA exhibition.
Studies at Project Arcosanti in Arizona with focus on alternative living design.
Studies in decorative arts, Florence and Rome, Italy.
Recieved 5 project beautification awards from city of Royal Oak
40 years successful arts career in retail, commercial, residential as well as restaurant and hotel design ,schools and community center
book design and film commissions for art