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James Burke

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20120724170912-islam
Islam. Resemblance series, 2011-2012 Ink & Charcoal On Laser Cut Perspex 1000 X 1000mm © James Burke
20120724171550-hinduism
Hinduism. Resemblance series, 2011-2012 Ink & Charcoal On Laser Cut Perspex 1000 X 1000mm © James Burke
20120724171854-false_christs
False Christs., 2012 High Specification Digital Print Dry Mounted On Foam Core And Floated On A Black Museum Grade Paper Background. 450 X 450mm. Edition Of 5 + 1 Artist Proof. © James Burke
20120724172146-systems_of_diplomacy
Untitled. Systems of Diplomacy, 2011-2012 Oil Paint & Emulsion On Laser Cut Foamex With Digital Print. 1000 X 1000mm © James Burke
20120724172425-systems_of_diplomacy_2
Untitled. Systems of Diplomacy, 2011-2012 Oil Paint & Emulsion On Laser Cut Foamex With Digital Print. 1000 X 1000mm © James Burke
20120724172808-vhemt
VHEMT. Voluntary Human Extinction Movement., 2011-2012 Digital Print On Laser Cut Foamex, With White Circular Perspex Frame. 300 X 300mm © James Burke
20120724173019-david_miscavige
David Miscavige. Beauty of Power series., 2007 Digital Print On Foamex With Laser Cut Transparent Orange Perspex. 1000 X 1000mm © James Burke
20120724174047-islam
Quick Facts
Birth year
1983
Lives in
South West London
Schools
University for the Creative Arts, 2004, BA
Central Saint Martins - UAL
Tags
mixed-media, installation, modern, digital, conceptual, sculpture
Statement

James Burke (born 1983) is a British, London based visual artist.

Art Schools

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).