Born in Lubbock, Texas, 1946
Lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico


MFA Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, California
BFA Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, California



U.S. Art Critics Association (AICA), Best in Show in a Commercial Gallery Nationally,
2nd Place, “James Drake: City of Tells”
Betty Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Nancy Graves Award for Visual Arts


Awards in the Visual Arts, Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
National Endowment for the Arts Grant
National Endowment for the Arts Travel Fellowship, France


Mid-America Arts Alliance, National Endowment for the Arts Grant


Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, Virginia
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
The Henry Buhl Foundation, New York, New York
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
El Paso County Courthouse, El Paso, Texas
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
Federal Reserve Board Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Federal Reserve Board Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Hallmark Cards Art Collection, Kansas City, Missouri
Historical Preservation Authority to commemorate the civil rights marches of 1963,
Birmingham Civil Rights District, Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama
The John D. and Catherine T. McArthur Foundation, Chicago, Illinois
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
Museo de Arte e Historia, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (La Jolla), La Jolla, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
New York Public Library, New York, New York
Pascagula County Library, Pascagula Mississippi
Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, Arizona
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
The Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
University of Texas, El Paso, Texas
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York