Capt. James Stovall V

Capt. James Stovall V was born and raised in Altadena, CA. He is a self-taught artist, playground philosopher and visual jazz player. For over nine years, Stovall has worked as a creative professional, participating in solo and group exhibitions, mural work, residencies and live performances. He works passionately to create art that speaks for itself. While his artistic practice will always be based in drawing, Stovall flows seamlessly through painting, writing, film, music and other media on a never ending hunt for growth. Stovall’s influences include his father, Rembrandt, Hunter S. Thompson, Jay-Z, Roy Lichtenstein, Norman Rockwell, Miles Davis, Jackie Robinson and Kara Walker.