Lucy James

Born 1987, Melbourne, Australia

Lives and works in Kyneton, Victoria



2009            Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), Monash University, Caulfield

2008            Certificate of Garment Construction and Pattern Making, Melbourne School of Fashion, Fitzroy

2008            Certificate of Textile Printing and Design, Melbourne School of Fashion, Fitzroy

2007            Bachelor of Visual Art, Monash University, Caulfield

2007            Summer Fine Art Program, Monash University, Prato, Italy


Solo exhibitions

2014            BONUS CARD's Loom of the Land, in collaboration with Kent Wilson, Craft, Melbourne

2013            You Are The Gardens, Stockroom Gallery, Kyneton

2013            a light goes on and a door opens, Gallerie Ranfurlie, Glen Iris

2012            The Lost Voyage of Captain Foley and HMS Laburnum, in collaboration with Anna Davern, Craft,                       Melbourne

2012            Why I Eyes Ya, in collaboration with Tai Snaith, Craft, Melbourne

2012            after the end, Anna Pappas Gallery, Prahran

2012            Janice Darling, Rooftop Art Spaces, Melbourne

2012            and I shall be your canopy, Stockroom Gallery, Kyneton

2011             Sudden Flushes of Unconscious Material, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbostford

2011             Sudden Flushes of Unconscious Material, Platform Art Spaces, Melbourne

2007          Consider the Talents You Have, Runt Gallery, Caulfield

Group exhibitions


2013            The Cuckoo's Nest, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda

2013            Chicks With Knives!!!, Stockroom Gallery, Kyneton

2012            Copyshop, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford

2011             A Touch of Class, Somedays Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2011             Time is Short, Stockroom Gallery, Kyneton

2011             let’s have an exhibition at my house, Rohr Apartment, Berlin, Germany

2010            Paper Work I, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford

2010            en route, in association with Bettybooke, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide, SA

2009           Lingua Natura, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford

2009           ‘Big’  -2, Format Festival, Adelaide, SA

2008           Once Upon a Time, Off The Kerb Gallery, Collingwood

2008           The Drawing Show, O Projects Gallery, Fitzroy

2007           Showcase, Palazzo Vaj, Prato, Italy

2007           Repeat [Repeat], Runt Gallery, Caulfield


Selected publications


2013            Contributing artist, The Key of Sea journal

2013            Featured artist, Cat People Magazine, Issue 1

2013            Contributing artist, The Bookery Cook: Art to Eat (cover artwork)

2012            Contributing artist, Griffith Review, Issue 38

2012            Contributing artist, Going Down Swinging, Issue 33

2012            Contributing artist, Wish You Were Here, Yen Magazine, Issue 56

2012            Roger Nelson, Why I Eyes Ya, catalogue essay, June 14

2012            Toby Fehily, Tai Snaith and Lucy James, ‘Why I Eyes Ya’, The Thousands, June 13

2012            Tai Snaith, Blade Running: Nostaligia Under the Knife, catalogue essay, May 30

2011             Kent Wilson, Interview, Golden Artnet, November 2

2011             Lucy James, Interview No. 8, Tough Titties, August


Lucy also has work in private collections in Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Tokyo and the UK.