James Wiens is an avid lifelong outdoorsman, having grown up and settled in British Columbia surrounded by dramatic mountains and rivers. His artwork, primarily oil painting, reflects his love of nature and landscapes. James studied at the Emily Carr College of Art & Design in Vancouver, earning a diploma in printmaking and painting. James has applied the work ethic he gained on his family farm to his 30 year career as a professional artist. James is dedicated to his wife, children, and close-knit extended family.