Jim Heroux


Artists Statement


Jim Heroux is a professional watercolor artist and an award winning design architect. His buildings and inspired design can be found in 26 different states. His unique talent and easy going way with people allows him to translate the technical need of a building owner into a built reality greater than the owner ever expected.

Since his retirement from architecture, watercolor painting has given him the opportunity to exceed in a completely different art form. He is a member Central Minnesota Watercolorists and has won several painting awards in South Dakota Masterworks Competitions. In 2014 Jim was selected to show his work in the SD governor's 6th Biennial Art Exhibition that toured South Dakota for two years.

This year Jim has looked at heart and soul of Sioux Falls to see and translate what is unique about this wonderful city. This exhibition is just the beginning of future statements about what this city means to him. Jim was born in a small town just north of Green Bay Wisconsin. Yes, of course he's a Packers fan. He chose to come to Sioux Falls when he visited it in 1989 and saw the creative potential There is so much more to do to show others that this is the premiere city in the midwest in so many ways.

Jim also teaches beginning watercolor classes during the Spring. Summer and Fall and has taught watercolor classes in Destin, Florida where he and his wife winter.