Van James (Evan James)

Evan James, aka. Van James, is an artist, author and educator.
His art is displayed internationally and is found in numerous private collections.
He is the editor of Pacifica Journal and is an award winning author of several books on art and culture (Ancient Sites of O'ahu; Ancient Sites of Hawai'i; Ancient Sites of Maui, Moloka'i and Lana'i; Ancient Sites of Kaua'i; Spirit and Art: Pictures of the Transformation of Consciousness; The Secret Language of Form: Visual Meaning in Art and Nature; and Drawing with Hand, Head and Heart, and Painting with Hand, Head and Heart).
He has been a teaching artist in Hawai'i for over thirty years and is a founding faculty member of the Honolulu Waldorf High School.
He is chair of the Anthroposophical Society in Hawai'i, a guest lecturer at numerous colleges and training centers throughout Asia and the Pacific.
He holds a BFA in drawing and painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, and diplomas from Emerson College, England, and the Goetheanum School of Painting in Switzerland.
He travels widely as an advocate for the arts and lives in Honolulu with his wife.
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