James Crow majored in art at the College of Wooster in Ohio and has specialized in painting all breeds of horses since 1979. His work has been exhibited in museums such as the International Museum of the Horse and the Headley Whitney Museum in Lexington. Crow's paintings are on permanent display at Woburn Abbey in England and hang in numerous exhibitions including the American Academy of Equine Art, of which he is a member. His pieces hang in private collections throughout the US, Canada, Australia, England and Japan, including collections of celebrities. He and his wife live on a small farm in Kentucky where they raise American saddlebred horses.