James Needham

James Needham

Sydney, Australia

About James Needham

James Needham was born in Rugby, England in 1983 and currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia. He studied at the Oxfordshire College of Art in the UK, graduating with a Diploma in General Art & Design in 2002 and received his Bachelor of Fine Art from Sydney's National Art School in 2018.
James’ work focuses on the people and objects he encounters in his everyday life. His figurative works focus on interpersonal relationships, whilst in his still life’s the trace of the human left behind hint at untold stories.



BFA National Art School, Sydney 2017


2016,2018,2019- Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Semi-Finalist
2016- Blacktown City Art Prize, Finalist