2019 - De Montfort University PhD Fine Art, by practice
2016-2018 De Montfort University MA Fine Art (Distinction)
2011-2012 Nottingham Trent University PGCE Lifelong Learning Sector: Arts
2000-2003 University of Westminster BA (Hons) Mixed Media Fine Art
2012-present Charnwood Arts, Loughborough Arts Development Manager
Charnwood Arts is an independent arts organisation and charity, in Loughborough, Leicestershire. It is an Arts Council Portfolio organisation and works: locally, nationally and internationally. In this role James principally works with young people with disabilities, leading projects and exhibitions. In this applied socially inclusive practice, as a participatory artist, he works with a diverse range of organisations and academic institutions and has been involved with social policy initiatives.
2014-2016 Silver Vine Arts, Leicester Director (unpaid role)
Leicester Summer Art Trail Director (unpaid role)
2005-2011 Longley Park Sixth Form College, Sheffield Technical Tutor
2014 Solo Exhibition Article
2010 Carnival of Souls Review
A Warm Welcome
Participatory art and exhibition. Young asylum seeking people.
Our Roots: Women Artists in Leicestershire
Exhibition (Coordination and Curation) Young asylum seeking people and Charnwood Arts participants.
Our Nation's Future, Loughborough University
Exhibition (Coordination and Curation) Young people at Charnwood Arts.
Art Now & Illusion
Exhibitions (Coordination and Curation) Young people at Charnwood Arts
Summer Art Trail, Leicester
Exhibition (Director and Artist)
Points of Departure
Exhibition (Artist and Curation)