Artist Jamey Grimes attended Birmingham-Southern College to complete undergraduate
degrees in Biology (BS), Painting (BFA), and a Mathematics Minor; he received an MFA in
Sculpture from The University of Alabama. His collaborative interests focus on
incorporating technology into sculptural installations, and his subject matter draws on
scientific observations of the natural world.
Grimes has shown his artwork in more than 100 exhibitions in almost 20 states.
Exhibition locations include Austin Peay State University (TN); Huntsville, AL’s Lowe Mill
ARTS and Entertainment; the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; the Meridian Museum
of Art; Wiregrass Museum; Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts; FAT Village in Ft.
Lauderdale; and Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts. Permanent installations are in
place at the Pinellas County Health Department in Largo, FL, Fairmont Chicago at
Millennium Park, and Pinnacle Bank in Nashville, TN.
Grimes was recently awarded the 2019 South Arts State Fellowship for Alabama. He is
an Alabama State Council on the Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient and was the Arts
Council of Tuscaloosa’s 2014 Visual Arts Educator of the Year.