BioJim Himsworth is a fine artist, portrait painter and teacher. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Art in 1986 and immediately began worked as an Illustrator - both freelance and in-house. In 2000, Jim left commercial art to pursue fine art and portrait painting. After winning first prize in the American Society of Portrait Artist's 2001 International Portrait Competition, he's never looked back. His portraits and landscape paintings have been exhibited at numerous museums, galleries and institutions throughout the USA. In 2015, Jim and his wife moved from the Philadelphia region to Nashville where he continues to paint, accept commissions and teach.