Jim Forsberg studied with Alexander Masley at the Minneapolis School of Art, beginning in 1939, and Cameron Booth at the St. Paul School of Art beginning in 1941. After service in the Pacific in WWII, studied with Booth and Vaclav Vytlacil at the Art Students League in New York beginning in 1946.
From 1946 to 1953 Forsberg had his first New York show at the Ashby Gallery in the village and became a member of “The Printmakers,” a group of young artists working in old and new printmaking methods. He made many editions of his cardboard-cut prints and began to work with stone-like shapes in his paintings and prints, a theme which was reinforced by his visit to Stonehenge in 1950 during a trip to England, Holland and France. (Information from Provincetown Artist Registry)