James Colby | American, 1950 -
Colby received an MFA from the University of Buffalo. His photographs were included alongside the work of Edward Burtynsky, Barbara Bosworth, Peter Goin, Mark Klett, Stuart Klipper and other contemporary landscape photographers in the exhibition Tainted Prospects: Photographers and the Compromised Environment. Other significant group exhibitions include: "EcoTopographics: Co-Creating a Personal, Sustainable Vision" exhibited at the Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, as part of the Society for Photographic Education Northeast Region Conference ("Advocacy: Photography's Role in Affecting Change") and the parallel exhibition titled "Evidence+Advocacy", and the one-person show: "On the Grounds," exhibited at the Visual Studies Workshop, and Chautauqua Art Gallery.
His work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at the Chatauqua Institution, Houghton College, Alfred University, Visual Studies Workshop and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. He received numerous Chautauqua County Arts Council and New York State grants.