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Turner and The Sun

James has been commissioned by the Hampshire Cultural Trust  to make new work, and run a project for students from the Winchester School of Art and Basingstoke College, in response to the Turner and the Sun exhibition.

Both James's commissioned artwork, and that of the students, will be shown at The Willis Museum in early 2018.

Black Swan Open Exhibition

James has had two pieces of work selected for this yearly show at Black Swan Arts in Frome, Somerset, which runs from 2nd to 25th November 2017. See here for more information.

CPD for Artists at Basing House

In November James will be running a CPD day for artists, on behalf of the Hampshire Cultural Trust, exploring the hows and whys of working in heritage settings, using the outdoor environment at Basing House as inspiration.

Celebrating Age

James will be working with Celebrating Age this November and December, and residents at an Amesbury sheltered housing scheme, to reflect on memories of times spent in favourite places. Participants will shares stories, imagery and words to create artwork for a communal area.

See here for more information on this Wiltshire wide initiative, funded by Arts Council England.


James continues to work in a freelance capacity, for 5x5x5=creativity, supporting the development of new projects with MK Gallery, and as part of Schools Without Walls. More to follow on each of these as details are confirmed.