James Addison Palmer was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1970. He has spent most of his life on the coast of South Carolina on Hilton Head Island. He has been a gifted artist since he was a child, constantly drawing and painting the world around him.


Addison was born into a family of creative people. His father, Jim Palmer is a painter and his uncle, Walter Palmer, a sculptor. After graduating from Hilton Head High School in 1989, Addison attended Brevard College on a full scholarship in art, and was also an outstanding long distant runner.


After leaving Brevard, Addison moved to St. Simons Island, Georgia. From this point he has been painting wildlife and landscape scenes for people around the world. The paintings of Addison Palmer have beautiful use of light and color, with meticulous detail.


 Addison Palmer’s original paintings can be found in private as well as corporate collections.