James Brautigam was born in NJ in 1981. He obtained a B.F.A at The Cooper Union School of Art, NY. Brautigam's work has been classified as conceptual realism. His latest paintings attest to his forcible style and bare testimony to his ongoing drive to combine mythological allegories and the real. By blending contemporary concepts with original ideas, Brautigam is able to create a consistent body of intriguing pieces that captivates the public eye. His magnanimous style heralds the return of artisan technique which promises to deliver dignified and illustrious works of contemporary art.