Getting Lost in My Own Art follows the playful and veteran artist James Bakkom as he tells his life story of propping for Tyrone Guthrie, running off to South Dakota to become a cowboy artist, then to be a production designer for Minnesota made TV the films, Sweetland and Detective Fiction. He returns to his first love of painting and drawing as a semi-retired artist in his 60s and 70s. Jim with many local filmmakers, technicians and collectors of his art are interviewed and offer up what they think are his secrets to such a successful career in the arts. Thank you for watching. If you love this, please support this film by purchasing a DVD from the filmmaker, please go to http://www.markwojahn.com/shop.