My names is James Baack. I am an Artist, Writer, and Independent Filmmaker. My paintings and Photography have been featured in published books, magazines, and periodicals. I have displayed my work at numerous Chicago area galleries, The Prudential Building, and also The Chicago Public Library.
I have written and directed four successful independent films entitled "The Bloody Rage of Bigfoot", "Dracula's Orgy of the Damned," "Werewolf Massacre at Hell's Gate," and "Cult of the Shadow People." I am the president and founder of the Chicago based company Great Lakes Artists Group Inc.
Favourite Visual Artist
H.R.Giger, Frank Frazetta, Joe Kubert, Steve Hanks.
Alien, Aliens, Amadeus, Dances with Wolves, Goodfellas, Star Wars, Godzilla, King Kong, All Hammer Films.
Favourite TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica, The Office, X-Files, Finding Bigfoot, Svengoolie.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Jimmy Buffett, Bruce Springsteen, Muddy Waters, AC/DC, Rolling Stones, Frank Zappa.
The Dark Knight Returns, Watchmen.
Hunter Thompson, Raymond Benson.
Grand Theft Auto-Vice City, Alien vs. Predator.
Photography, Camping, Hiking, Cooking, Toys, Sales Training.