Please find below a stunning array of new works by Sydney artist James Drinkwater. Please contact Alex McCulloch to arrange a viewing- 0414 300 054. James is represented Australia wide by NKN Gallery in Cremorne, Melbourne.
James Drinkwater is a Newcastle based artist whose practice traverses across painting, sculpture, assemblage and collage. Drinkwater makes work about place, intimacy and memory, he uses abstraction, colour and mark making as a vehicle in which to translate these concerns.
Drinkwater grew up in Newcastle and studied at the National Art School in Sydney before moving to Melbourne for several years. He then moved to Germany and lived between Berlin and Leipzig for three years where he continued his practice. In 2011 James Drinkwater received the Marten Bequest travelling Scholarship and was hung in the Dobell Drawing Prize. He was a finalist for the Wynne prize in 2014 and has been a finalist for the Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship for three consecutive years before winning it in 2014.
Drinkwater’s work is held in major public and private collections both nationally and internationally including the Macquarie Bank Art Collection, Allens Law firm, the Newcastle Art Gallery and private collections in New York, Singapore, Germany and the UK. James Drinkwater is represented by NKN Gallery, Melbourne.