Current and Upcoming Exhibitions


Invisible Boundaries
June 17, 2016 – January 2017
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
720 Sheridan Ave
Cody, Wyoming

April 28 – September 2016
National Geographic Magazine Headquarters
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036
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Abstract Fish No. 4
July 8, 2016
Installed in the Larry Wheeler Pool
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina

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Selected Past Exhibitions

The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
October 31, 2014-February 22, 2015
Smithsonian American Art Museum
3rd floor North 8th and F Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
Link to Exhibition



The Peacock and the Cobra:
James Prosek among the Arts of South Asia

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Wood Gallery 227
November 27, 2013–September 16, 2014



Field Guide: James Prosek's Un/Natural World
March 7 – August 2, 2015
North Carolina Museum of Art
East Building, Level B, Studio 3
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina
Link to Exhibition



James Prosek: The Spaces in Between
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence
September 2 - January 5, 2014



James Prosek: Wall of Silhouettes
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cornell University
Sapsucker Woods
Ithaca, NY

Video: Seeing Nature


Lectures & Events

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Full STEAM Ahead: Learning and Making in the 21st Century
A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium and Community Engagement Event
Watercolor demonstration and talk
September 18, 2016
3-5 PM

Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Keynote speaker—
Wyoming Chapter of the Wildlife Society and
The Society for Range Management, Wyoming Chapter
Annual meeting and banquet dinner
Cody, Wyoming
November 17, 2016



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NATURE: The Mystery of Eels

Exclusive PBS Video: Painting with Eels

Though much of the natural world is discovered and understood, a few great mysteries remain. Consider the eel, we know little about its life -- where it goes, what it does and how it dies.

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Eli the Eel: A mysterious migration - James Prosek

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Latest Books

James Prosek Ocean Fishes
Rizzoli Publishers

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Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish
Tsukiji-Shokan Publishing

Read the Review in Asahi Newspaper

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