After graduation from the Kansas City Art Institute, James E. Loveless, Jr. worked as a graphic designer, package designer and illustrator. Some of his illustration clients include: FedEx, Ralston Purina, Anheuser Busch, Six Flags over Mid-America, Alka-Seltzer, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. After freelancing as an illustrator,
James opened Loveless Galleries and his family of five; created custom framing, sold prints and painted portrait commissions. Today, his paintings are included in; the 2022 Oil Painters of America National
He is married to his wife, Yvette, and they have five children and fourteen grandchildren.