Approved: 20.04.2015

James Paddock


Approved: 20.04.2015





      Artist Statement

      James Paddock is a visual artist. Using conceptual art, video, manufactured  and found objects, he shares his unique view of the world. Discussing frequently overlooked matters with insight and awareness. 

      Searching for contrary evidence beyond current belief systems, Paddock enjoys an independent stance, exploring new ideas and seizing on concepts about life as they naturally occur to him.



      CV & Education

      1996-99  Cardiff School of Art and Design, B.A. Fine Arts, 2:1 (Hons)

      1995-96  Winchester School of Art, Foundation Diploma 

      PYLON, Blackbox project space, UCA, Farnham  

      PYLON, (Solo show), A-side B-side Gallery, London

      Loss and Lucidity (The Lost & Found), curated by Diana Ali, Fabrica Braco de Prata and Appleton box, Lisbon, Portugal 

      Passion for Freedom, ROA Gallery, Pall Mall, London

      (In)visible, Espacio Gallery, London

      Loss & Lucidity (The Lost & Found), curated by Diana Ali, Santora Space205, Santa Ana, California, USA

      Get together for health and wellbeing, Solent showcase Gallery, Solent University  

      Blinds,  The Chelsea College of Arts, London,

      Real / Virtual Festival, curated by Geraldine Atger, Ugly Duck, Tanner St, London

      Blinds, Blackbox project space, UCA Farnham

      Shells, (Solo show), Production house, Eastleigh 

      Bad behaviour open, Brixton East Gallery, London

      National Open Art exhibition (NOA), Mercers Hall, London

      Eastleigh Film festival, Eastleigh

      All in one, Chiari, Italy

      NN Contemporary Art, open exhibition, Northampton 

      Hadleigh Art centre, Essex, Open exhibition, Essex 

      Final Degree show, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Cardiff 
      Publications and essays  

      Portal by Celia Davies

      Hackney Citizen, London, newspaper article

      Art Reveal magazine, Issue 47 

      Art Reveal magazine, interview, issue 38

      Lost person by Charlotte Bradley

      Wotisart magazine, January issue 

      Average Art magazine, December issue  

      Perceptions/Misconceptions SHELLS by Charlotte Bradley 

      Average Art magazine, September issue 
      Residency and platform

      2016-17 Associate Artist at Eastleigh Tec Hub

      2015-     Axisweb
      Awards and funding 

       2020  A.N. Artists information Company bursary

       2019   Funded by Arts Council England for the project PYLON

      2018   Shortlisted for Passion for Freedom competition, ROA Gallery, Pall Mall, London

      2017   Funded by Arts Council England for the project Shells