Jim Schantz received his MA in painting at University of California, Davis and his BFA at Syracuse University. He also studied at The Hornsey School of Art, London and at the Skowhegan School in Maine. His works are in numerous public collections, including: The Center for Spiritual Life at Emerson College; Lowe Art Museum, Syracuse University; The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA; Nelson Museum, UC Davis; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Skidmore College; Simon’s Rock of Bard College; and the University of Massachusetts. Schantz has had six solo exhibitions at Pucker Gallery in Boston and recently had a solo exhibition at Harrison Gallery in Williamstown. His work has also been featured in exhibitions at the Berkshire Museum, The Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, The Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, The Albany Institute of Art, and the Brooklyn Museum. He currently resides in Glendale, MA.