James Yuncken

Artist CV


EXHIBITIONS

SUMMARY
HISTORY OF EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

2018

Represented in 'Residency', An exhibition marking the end of Caritas Christi Studios, St Vincentís Gallery, Fitzroy
Represented in 'SMALL!', fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

'Hyperrealism and Improvisation' Painting and Drawing, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne
'Improvisations', - Drawings from Caritas Christi, St Vincent's Gallery, Fitzroy

2017

Represented in 45 at 45, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne
Represented in 'Aviary', CANBERRA MUSEUM AND GALLERY, Canberra

2015

'The Drawing Room' fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2015

'Urban Landscapes 2011 - 2014', Limited edition Giclee reproductions of original works, St Vincent's Gallery, Fitzroy

2014

'Places Nearby', More of Melbourne's Inner East, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2012

'Walking to work', Melbourne, inner east, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2011

'Vox Pix ' Centre for Theology and Ministry, Parkville

2010

'Travelling North', Journey to Cape York, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2008

'Abstraction and Space ' fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2005

'Formal Considerations', An exhibition on line and in Richmond

2003

'Sense of Place', SPAN Galleries, Melbourne

2001

'Presence/Absence', SPAN Galleries, Melbourne

2000

Represented '8 x 8', Roar Studios, Fitzroy

1999

Represented '8 x 8', Roar Studios, Fitzroy

1998

Non-objective Representations, Galerie helengory

1998

Represented 3rd Annual Summer Show, Galerie helengory

1997

First Steps Exhibition, Galerie helengory

1997

Represented 'Blurb' show, Moonee Valley Festival

1996

Represented Galerie helengory, Annual Summer Print Show
Represented A Four Art 19 ninety-six, Westspace
123 Studio Exhibition, group show

1995

Studio Exhibition

1993

Represented in Swan Hill Print and Drawing Show

1992

Represented in Studio One's '92 Pressing' Annual Show, Spiral Arm Gallery, Canberra
Group show 'Figurative' with Les Peterson and Tanya Myshkin, Studio One Gallery, Canberra
Represented in 'Social Images' group exhibition, Canberra

1990

Represented in Studio One's touring group exhibition 'Sun Smoke and Steel', Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle, & etc.
Represented in 'Social Images' group exhibition, Gorman House, Canberra
Solo exhibition Dorette's Bistro, Canberra

1989

Solo exhibition Dorette's Bistro, Canberra

SUMMARY

EXHIBITIONS
HISTORY OF EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

1986

Took up drawing age 32. Studied with Christopher Croft of the Graphic Investigation Department, Canberra School of Art

1987 - 1989

Painting and drawing in my spare time whilst working for the Attorney General's Department in Canberra

1990 - 1992

Commenced full-time as artist. Working from Studio One Printmaking Workshop, Canberra – studied etching and lithography.
Produced about 50 editions, most of which were exhibited in group and solo shows

1993 - 1994

Returned to Melbourne. A series of landscapes in oil, pastel and drawing media, exhibited in my studio in 1995

1995 - 1997

A series of figurative works produced and shown at Galerie helengory in an exhibition titled First Steps

1997 - 1999

Preparation for second solo exhibition at Galerie helengory titled 'Non-objective Representations' commencing 6th July 1999. Primarily, figurative and landscape works
- Attended the New York Studio School Drawing Marathon Master Class at the 1998 Adelaide Arts Festival
Work on two anatomical bas-reliefs

2000 - 2001

A series of landscape works produced and shown at SPAN Galleries in an exhibition titled Presence/Absence

2002 - 2003

A series of landscape works produced and shown at SPAN Galleries in an exhibition titled Sense of Place

2003 - 2005

A series of abstract works produced and shown via internet and in a private exhibition space in Richmond in an exhibition titled Formal Considerations

Attended the New York Studio School Drawing Marathon Master Class at the Adelaide Central School of Art

2005 - 2008

A series of abstract works produced and shown at fortyfivedownstairs in an exhibition titled Abstraction and Space

2008 - 2010

Preparation of a series of landscape works for an exhibition at fortyfivedownstairs titled Travelling North, Journey to Cape York

2010 - 2012

A series of urban landscape works produced and shown at fortyfivedownstairs titled Walking to Work
Preparation for a multi-media art/music show at Centre for Theology and Ministry, Parkville titled Vox Pix

2012 - 2014

A series of urban landscape works produced and shown at fortyfivedownstairs titled Places Nearby.

2014 - 2015

A series giclee reproductions of the urban landscapes produced and donated to St Vincent's Hospital shown at St Vincent's Gallery, Fitzroy titled Urban Landscapes 2011 - 2014
Preparation for an exhibition of drawings, prints and casts shown at fortyfivedownstairs titled The Drawing Room

2016 - 2017

Travelled The Oodnadatta Track and Flinders Ranges, S.A. gathering material for a series of landscape paintings.

Commenced a residency at St Vincentís Hospitalís Caritas Christi. Undertook a series of spontaneously improvised drawings. (The residency was extended until the end of 2018). Over 90 drawings produced.

Execution of a commissioned painting of the Rippon Lea homestead.

Execution of a painting titled Smart†,†Alec ... hatters for the fortyfivedownstairs Group Celebratory Exhibition 45 at 45

2018

A series drawings exhibited at St Vincent's Gallery, Fitzroy titled Improvisations

A series of landscapes produced and shown together with some of the drawings from the Caritas Christi Residency at fortyfivedownstairs titled Hyperrealism and Improvisation

Particiapted in fortyfivedownstiars exhibition 'SMALL!'.

Particiapted in St Vincent's 'Residency', An exhibition marking the end of Caritas Christi Studios, St Vincentís Gallery, Fitzroy

HISTORY OF EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

EXHIBITIONS
SUMMARY

1976

Bachelor of Science, Monash University

1978

Bachelor of Law, Monash University
Completed legal articles

1979 - 1980

Employee solicitor

1981

Graduate Diploma in Data Processing, Prahran College of Advanced Education

1981 - 1982

Lived in Germany for two years: Became fluent in German, worked in information technology

1983 - 1986

Returned to Australia: Computer programmer at the Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra

1987 - 1989

Computer programmer at Attorney General's Department, Canberra