James R Ford

b. 1980

"Ford (b. 1980, UK) studied at Nottingham Trent University and then Goldsmiths College in England. He moved to New Zealand in 2009 and currently lives and works in Wellington. He has exhibited widely throughout New Zealand and internationally, and in 2013 was winner of the inaugural Tui McLauchlan Emerging Artist’s Award from the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts. In 2014 Ford published a book of selected works, with accompanying texts, interviews and essays from 2008-2013, entitled Fail Better."

Selected Exhibitions

Latency, Precinct 35, Wellington

Woke Up Like This, Never Project Space, Hamilton
We're Not Too Big to Care, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland

Fuzzy Logic, Green St Projects, Wellington, NZ

Coddiwomple, Precinct 35, Wellington, NZ

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike you in the face, KELDER, London, (UK)
If a Tree Falls, The Young, Wellington
The Enigma of Being, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville

Jeopardy, PaulNache Gallery, Gisborne