James Faure Walker


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • University of the Arts, Senior Research Fellow and Camberwell College of Arts, Artist

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  • ISEA2011

    James Faure Walker stud­ied at St Mar­tins (1966-70) and the RCA (1970-72). He co-founded Artscribe mag­a­zine in 1976, and edited it for eight years. Re­cent one-per­son ex­hi­bi­tions in­clude Ga­lerie Wolf Lieser (2003); Ga­lerie der Gegen­wart, Wies­baden (2000, 2001). Group ex­hi­bi­tions in­clude Jer­wood Draw­ing Prize (2010); ‘Dig­i­tal Pi­o­neers’ at the Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum (2009); ‘Imag­ing by Num­bers’, Block Mu­seum, Illi­nois, USA (2008); Sig­graph, USA (eight times 1995-2007); John Moores, Liv­er­pool (1982, 2002); Bloomberg Space (2005); DAM Gallery, Berlin (2003, 2005, 2009). In 1998 he won the ‘Golden Plot­ter’ at Com­put­erkunst, Glad­beck, Ger­many. His ‘Paint­ing the Dig­i­tal River: How an Artist Learned to Love the Com­puter’, (2006, Pren­tice Hall, USA), won a New Eng­land Book Show Award. He is Reader in Paint­ing and the Com­puter at Cam­ber­well, UK.

    ISEA2010

    James Faure Walker was born in London 1948. ‘Golden Plotter’, Computerkunst, Gladbeck, 1998. Exhibited, ISEA from 1990; DAM Gallery, Berlin; Siggraph 1995 – 2007. 11 works in Victoria and Albert Museum. Editor, Artscribe 1976. Book, ‘Painting the Digital River’, Prentice Hall 2006. Commissioned artist, FIFA 2010 World Cup.

    ISEA1994:

    James Walker, born in London, UK, 1948, painter, exhibitions: Hayward Annual 1979, Whitworth Manchester (one-man) 1985, SISEA Groningen 1990, FISEA Minneapolis 1993, Computerkunst Gladbeck 1994. Tutor in Computing at RCA 1989 – 1993. Editor Artscribe Magazine 1976 – 1983, articles on computers in art in Modern Painters (92, 94).


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  • London, United Kingdom


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