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James Roybal was born in 1952 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He knew from an early age that he was an artist. James got his first taste of casting bronze at age 12 from public school teacher Earnest Badyinski. He was lucky enough to have him also in high school and worked with him in his studio casting bronze during summer vacations. James attended Highlands University and finished his formal education at New Mexico State University. After college, James worked in foundries casting bronze for him and others. In 1983 he became a full time artist. His first juried show, while still in high school, was in 1971, and he has had shows in over forty galleries around the United States. Roybal has his work in collections around the word, in public museum collections: Brown County Museum Minn. MN, Ella Corothers Dunegan Colection, Bolivar Mo. and is in "Who’s Who in American Art", in the book "Contemporary Western Artists" ("700 of the Most Important Living Western Artists"). He also participated in the Albuquerque New Mexico Museum Miniatures Shows in 1987 and 1991 through 1994. He has shown in the annual Contemporary Hispanic Market (Spanish Market) in Santa Fe since 2004. He won the Southwest Art Magazine Award that year; First Place Awards in Pastel in 2008 and 2009; First Place for Acrylic and Oil in 2010; and Best of show 2012, as well as the Colores Award. James was also included in the Pastel Journal’s 100. James was asked to speak and demonstrate at the New Mexico Pastel Society in Albuquerque in 2000, 2006, 2010, and 2011. He has also participated in the Pastel Society of America Shows, and is a member of the Sculpture Society of America, and the Pastel Society of New Mexico. Until 1985, James was exclusively a sculptor, selling over 1300 bronzes. His distinguished reputation now includes that of a fine arts painter in pastel and oil. "I am always looking for new challenges. Each painting or sculpture brings new ways of seeing. Working in bronze and painting has opened new horizons for me."
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JAMES ROYBALWORKS IN BRONZE WITH GREEK MARBLEPASTEL ON BOARD AND IN OILS
 
James Roybal was born in 1952 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He knew from an early age that he was an artist. James got his first taste of casting bronze at age 12 from public school teacher Earnest Badyinski. He was lucky enough to have him also in high school and worked with him in his studio casting bronze during summer vacations. James attended Highlands University and finished his formal education at New Mexico State University. After college, James worked in foundries casting bronze for him and others. In 1983 he became a full time artist. His first juried show, while still in high school, was in 1971, and he has had shows in over forty galleries around the United States. Roybal has his work in collections around the word, in public museum collections: Brown County Museum Minn. MN, Ella Corothers Dunegan Colection, Bolivar Mo. and is in "Who’s Who in American Art", in the book "Contemporary Western Artists" ("700 of the Most Important Living Western Artists"). He also participated in the Albuquerque New Mexico Museum Miniatures Shows in 1987 and 1991 through 1994. He has shown in the annual Contemporary Hispanic Market (Spanish Market) in Santa Fe since 2004. He won the Southwest Art Magazine Award that year; First Place Awards in Pastel in 2008 and 2009; First Place for Acrylic and Oil in 2010; and Best of show 2012, as well as the Colores Award. James was also included in the Pastel Journal’s 100. James was asked to speak and demonstrate at the New Mexico Pastel Society in Albuquerque in 2000, 2006, 2010, and 2011. He has also participated in the Pastel Society of America Shows, and is a member of the Sculpture Society of America, and the [...]

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