James Hutchinson was born in 1968 in London. He graduated in Painting from Chelsea College of Art and Design (1990) and in Fine Art Printmaking from the Royal College of Art (1998). He is a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Sunderland. Hutchinson's practice has expanded to embrace a wide variety of media. He runs a studio in Whitley bay, has ongoing: painting, animation, 3d computer modeling, print, proggy mats and photographic projects, has worked with architects on regeneration projects for Ouseburn (Newcastle) and Roker and Seaham (Sunderland). Hutchinson has collaborated on sound and performance works as one half of H+M and is a member of the space/socialspace research group. Hutchinson's work has been exhibited in Ny Space Manchester, The Fine Arts Gallery at Southwestern University Texas, the India Habitat Centre Delhi, Times Square New York, BildMuseet, Umeå University, Sweden; Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco; Gare de Metz (salons d'honneur), Metz, Lorraine; Cité des sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris; Berlin Liste, Germany; Unit 24 Gallery, London. and Baltic centre for contemporary art Gateshead.
James Hutchinson's research sits in the territory defined as 'digital'. His output has origins in the physical processes of drawing, painting and printmaking. His preference is to draw with a mobile phone or construct 'sculpture and objects' through the use of appropriate software. He has also taken imagery from digital sources into the physical world.
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