James Coates

James Coates, Art

James Coates, Art

978 934-3490
Dugan Hall – B12


Sculpture, Installation Art, Public Art, Ceramics, and Papermaking

Educational Background

MFA, Sculpture, Clemson University
BFA, Sculpture and Ceramics, University of South Carolina


Jim Coates lives and maintains a studio in Southern, NH. He completed his M.F.A. at Clemson University and his B.F.A. at the University of South Carolina. His sculptural installations, objects and drawings have been exhibited nationally. He has permanent public commissions at the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, Concord, NH, Saint's Memorial Hospital, Lowell, MA, and his work is represented in numerous private collections. He has received sculpture fellowships from the South Carolina State Arts Commission, the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, and the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. He is a former MacDowell Artist Colony Fellow and the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts recently honored him with the designation of Lifetime Fellow.