Jamesey

Pandemic Blue 1, in the De Young Museum. SCROLL DOWN for auction items

Jamesey's Painting on display in the show at the de Young

Artist's Statement
The artist behind Jamesey, is James Lee, a nonverbal teen with severe autism.
When the pandemic shut down his school, James started painting every day.

At seven, James could not identify colors but he has an instinctive grasp of color theory. Painting is James’ therapy and he often dances while he paints. James paints a layer at a time, varying hue and tone. His mother “edits” the work by covering parts of the canvas with plastic, although James is now learning to “self-edit”. Then James applies another layer of paint. This process is repeated over and over. When James declares that the canvas is “so beautiful”, it moves on to the final stage. He draws his personal iconography of swimming pools and lifesavers with Sharpies and the work is done.

Please support Oak Hill School, James’ autism school, by purchasing a Jamesey.
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https://www.theoakhillschool.org

 

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Curbside pick-up of your painting is available by appointment in San Anselmo or San Mateo. 

For Marin County pick-up at Oak Hill School email jameseyartauction@myoakhill.org or phone 415-457-7601, the address is 300 Sunny Hills Drive, San Anselmo, CA 94960. NOTE: There are two schools at 300 Sunny Hills Drive. Oak Hill School is bordered by a white, post & rail fence.

For Peninsula San Mateo county curbside pick-up, kindly make arrangements via email with crisanta.deguzman@gmail.com

Items in this auction are being sold by Oak Hill School.
Contact name: Jamesey Art Auction
Telephone: 415-457-7601
Email: jameseyartauction@myoakhill.org
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Pandemic Peach 12

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$300

Pandemic Red and Lilac 8

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$600

Pandemic Aqua 10

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$525

Pandemic Brown 14

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$300

Pandemic Chartreuse 9

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$425

Pandemic Chartreuse 11

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$350

Pandemic Large Blue 16

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$940

Pandemic Lavender 13

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$350

Pandemic Pink 2

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$500

Pandemic Purple 6

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$650