Born: 1958, New York City


1984: MFA, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

1980-81: Atelier 17, Paris, France

1980: BA, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Stroud at work during at work on drawings that later served as the foundation for his "Open City" paintings at Red Gate's artist residency program in Beijing, China.


James Stroud received his MFA in painting and printmaking from the Yale School of Art in 1984. Upon graduation he founded Center Street Studio, a professional printmaking workshop that prints and publishes contemporary prints with emerging and established artists. Currently represented by Galerie Mourlot in NYC, he has shown his work extensively in this country and abroad. His work is represented in several public collections including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Russia, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College and the Fogg Museum at Harvard University.

James is also the founder and master printer of Center Street Studio.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013: Galerie Mourlot, New York, NY

2006: Galerie Mourlot, New York, NY || Gallery Ihn, Seoul, South Korea

2005: Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

2001: Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA || Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, VA

1999: Barbara Krawkow Gallery, Boston, MA

1995: Galerie Mourlot, Boston, MA

1992: Galerie Mourlot, Boston, MA 

Selected Public Collections

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven CT

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington DE

Pushkin Museum, Moscow Russia

Russian Cultural Institute, Moscow Russia

New York Public Library, New York NY

Boston Public Library, Boston MA

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Selected Awards

2010/11 Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant

2005 Tiffany Foundation Fellowship nomination

1996 New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), Fellowship in Painting

1989 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship, Works on Paper