Central Saint Martins - UAL
James Burke (born 1983) is a British, London based visual artist.
MA Fine Art. Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London, UK. 2006 - 2007 BA Fine Art. University for the Creative Arts, Surrey, UK. 2001 - 2004 Prizes & Shortlists Discover New Talent, Artinfo.com. Feb 07 Celeste Painting Prize, London. Apr 07 Debut Contemporary, 'Best Postgraduates', London. Sep 07 Future Maps Exhibition, London. Sep 07 Saatchi Online Top 10 (NY art critic, Trent Morse). Oct 07 Bibliography Saatchi Online Blog. Art Critic Jane Neal. Feb '07 Artinfo.com. 'Discover New Talent'. Feb '07 The Daily Yomiuri, Japan. 'Saatchi goes online to build globe spanning art gallery'. Mar '07 Financial Times, FT Magazine, UK. 'Smart Art, Saatchi Online'. Jul '07 Celeste Painting Prize Catalogue. Apr '07 Central St Martins MA Catalogue. Sep '07 Ritual Abuse Exhibition Catalogue. Nov '07 The Times, Uk. Feb '08
Through painting, digital media, sculpture and installation the artist addresses various belief-systems & ideological dictums used within the origin, creation, formation, continuity & governing of society, through both religious and popular interventions.
Burke completed his 6 years of culminated Fine Art training with a Masters degree at London's Central Saint Martins in 2007. The artist has since been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Celeste Painting Prize, whilst also receiving attention in various online and printed media & publications including The Financial Times (Uk), Daily Yomiuri (Japan), artinfo.com & Saatchi online.
He has work in a number of public & private collections - notably Bernard Jacobson Gallery (London).