b. 1985
Lives and works in Los Angeles.

EDUCATION
University of Oregon BFA, 2011
Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, 2010

SELECT EXHIBITIONS //
2017
Ibid Gallery, "Glass Island Studio" solo show, Los Angeles

2016
Rio Gallery, "A Call to Place: The first five years of the Frontier Fellowship" by Epicenter. Salt Lake City, UT

2015
Night Gallery, "AARON WRNKLE 1978 - " organized by Aaron Wrinkle. Los Angeles, CA
Cabrillo National Monument, "CONVERGENCE" group show curated by Lianne Mueller. Point Loma, CA
Secret Recipe, "Hay Nap" James Herman, Joshua Petker, and JD Olerud. Los Angeles, CA
Matéria, "On Landscape #2" Organized by Chiara Capodici and Fiorenza Pinna, Gianpaolo Arena, and Niccolò Fano. Rome

2014
The Henry Ford Museum, "Aged Aquarius" pavilion architecture featured as part of Maker Faire Detroit.

2013
Ditch Projects, "Yellow, White, or Grey" James Herman, Ashby Lee Collinson and Jason Urick. Springfield, OR
Roberts and Tilton, "The Object Salon" curated by Calvin Marcus. Los Angeles, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
New York Times, "Communal Living the 21st Century Way" by Tom Vanderbilt

2014
Oregonian, "'Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast': they're everywhere on the beach -- have you built one?" by Jeff Baker
A Ship in the Woods blog interview "James Herman Loves Driftwood Forts" by Bernie Brooks

LECTURES
2014
Powell's Books, Portland OR "Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast: forts, architecture, and tradition"