I.B.M. Member Profile

Jim Vines Magician

Jim Vines - North American Champion of Close-Up Magic

About Jim Vines

Jim Vines specializes in close-up magic, and divides his time between New York City and Long Island's East End.

Awards in Close-Up Magic:
North American Champion of Close-Up Magic - FISM
Peoples Choice Award - FISM North America 2017
1st Place - Gold Cups Championship - 2016 International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM)
Peoples Choice Award - 2016 Intl Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM)
1st Place - 2016 The Society of American Magicians National Convention (SAM)
People's Choice Award - 2016 The Society of American Magicians Nat'l Convention (SAM)
1st Place - 2016 Canadian Assn of Magicians (CAM)
Gold Medal - 2015 Pacific Coast Association of Magicians (PCAM)
Jury's Choice Award - 2015 Festival de Magie de Qu├ębec
1st Place - 2015 International Battle of Magicians
1st Place - 2015 Midwest Magic Jubilee
1st Place - 2015 Winter Carnival of Magic
Peoples Choice Award - 2015 Winter Carnival of Magic
1st Place - 2014 Daytona Beach Festival of Magic / Florida State Magic Convention
1st Place - 2006 Southeastern Association of Magicians

Jim can been seen performing his unique style of magic on Friday and Saturday nights at A Taste of Magic in Manhattan.

His original magic effects have been published in Genii Magazine, The Linking Ring, and Harry Lorayne's Apocalypse.

"Jim has flawless technique and a mysterious charm that connects to the hearts of his audiences... see him live if you can." - Jeff McBride

"First rate and entirely original!" - Bob Fitch