Trained as a textile and surface print designer, James worked in the clothing industry for 10 years producing print designs for numerous brands from Levis to Louis Vuitton. After two years as head designer at Hope & Glory menswear James embarking on a new career as an illustrator in 2006.
James has been commissioned to produce work by publishing houses, magazines, newspapers, and advertising/design agencies. Some recent clients have included Oxfam, Cancer Research, The Guardian and Faber & Faber.
Alongside his commercial practice James produces limited edition screeprints and linocuts which are available here.