Jim Houser is an American contemporary artist born in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is known for his unique, mixed-media paintings and installations that combine visual art with elements of poetry and storytelling. Houser's work often features collage-like compositions of icons, symbols, and figures, blended with text to create a distinctive narrative style.
Houser's art is influenced by skateboard culture, street art, and folk art. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, including the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York, the Lazarides Gallery in London, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.
In addition to his gallery work, Houser has collaborated with various brands and organizations, creating murals, album covers, and skateboard graphics. His art has been recognized and collected by both private and public institutions, and he continues to be a significant figure in the contemporary art world.