a life with art

Artist Bio


JR Butler's passion for art began as a child and has continued to grow throughout his life. While continuing on this path he has worked both individually as well as collaboratively on numerous artistic projects. His work consists mainly of organic, abstract artworks in a variety of different mediums. JR is inspired by his family, nature and ancient cultures.


JR received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Colorado State University in 2005. He has exhibited at the Curfman Gallery, The Fort Collins Lincoln Center and for The Denver Art Museum at Block 7 Gallery. He has also received many accolades over the course of his career as an artist. JR moved to North Carolina in 2011 where he continues to develop his work at The North Carolina Arts Incubator in Siler City, NC.