Jim Plesh began his creative journey at very young age. He started drawing and painting as a kid …and never stopped. A graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with additional studies at the Cleveland Art Institute and Cooper School of Art, he began his career as a designer with American Greetings, Cleveland, Ohio.
He relocated to Chicago accepting the position of Art Director with Fairfield Publishing and taught painting within the Chicago adult education program before moving to New England where he served as VP / Creative Director for two major publishers.
Having established a solid creative management foundation he founded Plesh Creative Group, Inc, for over twenty-five years recognized as one of the leading creative service firms in the paper products / publishing industry.
Throughout his comercial art career Jim continued to pursue his love of fine art and photography. Having shown at various exhibits and galleries for many years he eventually opened his own gallery, The Gallery on Park Street, Medfield, MA featuring his work as well as works of the creative group.