James Needham CV

James Needham

Born in Rugby, England, 1983
Lives and works in Sydney

James Needham
Holly In A Blue Skirt, 2019
oil on canvas
111.8 × 76.2 cm


2020    Live in Art 2020 Invitation Art Prize, Live in Art Sydney, Sydney
2020    Solo Exhibition- Cook Street Collective, Flinders, Victoria
2019    In plain sight- Group exhibition- Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
2019    These Days, Joint exhibition with Anh Nguyen – Michael Reid, Sydney
2019    GO WILD – Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland
2018    Realm – Farr side gallery, Sydney
2018    Wall Pop group exhibition – Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney
2017    BFA Graduate Exhibition – National Art School, Sydney
2017    “Gridlock” – National Art School, Sydney
2016    “Another Landscape Exhibition” – National Art School, Sydney
2015    Immortality & Vulnerability – group show, Zhou B Art Centre, Chicago, USA
2014    “Being” – joint exhibition with Amber Subaki, CK Gallery, Newtown, Sydney
2012    Group Exhibition – “In your Face” Portrait Exhibition, The Old Ambulance Station, Nambour, QLD
2012    Solo Exhibition – Just Us Gallery, West End, Brisbane


2019    Semi Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2019    Finalist SBS Portrait Prize
2018    Semi Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2017    William Fletcher Foundation artist’s grant
2016    Semi Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2016    Finalist Blacktown City Art Prize


Princess Alexandria Hospital, Brisbane
Private Collections in The UK, USA, NZ, Germany, Spain, Brazil, China, Australia


Work featured in several issues of Poets/Artists magazine 2013-19
Work featured in Serendipity Magazine, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Summer 2014
Work featured in the book “Creating Intimacy” – Published 2013
Illustrated book “The Pavilion” – published 2005