James Whitington, Human Nature (2017), acrylic on canvas, images size: 1.6 x 1.6



JAMES WHITINGTON has a Bachelor of Arts in drama and is an autodidact in the visual arts. He began visual expression as a print maker working for Sydney publisher Port Jackson Press in the 1980's. In his time as a master printmaker, he collaborated with Brett Whitely, Arthur and David Boyd, Charles Blackman and many other celebrated Australian Artists. He had his first solo show of his artwork at Blaxland Gallery in 1988 which was reviewed by Chris Allen in The Sydney Morning Herald. He is collected by Orange and Grafton Regional Galleries and Charles Sturt University. His working studio is in the Hunter Valley where he helped create the Wollombi Cultural Centre. James served as public officer for the WVAC  and also President. He has operated a limited edition publishing business – Crown Street Press – since 1987.