Jim Houser is a self-taught painter and musician from Philadelphia. Houser’s collages, paintings, and installations have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and Brazil. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art. For La Boîte’s spring/summer 2013 collection, Houser has created Tip of the Sword, a series of limited edition prints which display some of the personal iconography often found in his paintings.