From his studio in Gloucester, he produced works under the name Halibut Point Pewter from 1978 to1984. Seavey exhibited widely, wrote articles about pewtering in the 20th century, was written about in magazines and the press, and recieved international notice.
Now active as a photographer and painter as well as metal worker.
Jim Seavey was active as a silversmith from 1970 to 1984, and has been active again since 2012. Born in Maine, moved to the artist colony Rockport, MA as an infant. Graduate R.I.S.D. 1971, studied there with master silversmith John Prip. His creations in silver, pewter, and aluminum have gathered attention nationally and abroad.