Jim Vines specializes in close-up magic, and divides his time between New York City and Long Island's East End.
1st Place - Gold Cups Championship - 2016 International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM)
People's Choice Award - 2016 International 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)
Gold Medal - 2015 Pacific Coast Association of Magicians
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 Conv.
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.
Jim performs at private parties and other events throughout the tri-state area.
"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
"Your act is as good if not better than all the ones that I have ever seen. And I have seen most everybody from all over the world." - Joe Mogar, legendary magic creator
"Jim Vines made my event on the World Yacht Princess a magical night to remember. My guests had the time of their lives, and all were astonished by the entertaining close-up magic that they witnessed and participated in. Jim's warm personality put everyone in a good mood, and his magic really sparkled. Thank you again for adding so much to my event." - Dominick Mavellia
"Thanks, Jim, for making our party so magical. Our guests enjoyed your sleight-of-hand and you left us all with a sense of wonder. It was amazing and delightful to get to see world-class magic up close. We'll be recommending you to our friends. Thanks again!" - John R. Adler, Jr., MD
Member of the Academy of Magical Arts