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Jet James is an Australian artist recognised for his unique and highly sensitive artworks in printmaking and painting. In 2009 his artwork was shortlisted in the National Youth Portrait Prize of Austraila & also won the prestigious $5000 Charles Ware Award for National Young Artists that year. He has continued to win open prizes across the country. In 2015 he was selected amongst Australia's leading printmakers for an exhibition in New Zealand, and in 2017, Jet's intricate nature etchings were selected by Rockflowerpaper for its release of home decor products across 4500 outlets in the United States.

Education

Associate Degree in Visual communications

Exhibitions

2008 Charles Ware Award- Rockhampton Gallery

2008 Gladstone Art Gallery-
Emerging Artist Award Winner

2008,2009, 2010- Mackay Art on Show Award Emerging Artist Winner

2009 National Youth Self Portrait Prize. NPGA Shortlisted

2009 Vocational Student of the Year CQ winner State Finalist

2009, 2010 - Yeppoon Rotary Show Emerging Artist Award Winner

2010 Sarina Art Awards- Works on Paper Highly Commended

2011 Emerald Art Gallery - Works on Paper Winner

2012 Oak Hill Printmaking Award Winner

2013 KADF- Emu Park- People’s Choice

2013 Mackay Art on Show Awards- Works on Paper Commended

2013 Bayton Award- Rockhampton Art Award Finalist

2013 Gympie Gold Rush Art Awards- Works on Paper Winner

2014 Emerald Art Gallery Art Awards People’s Choice

2015 Mackay Art on Show- Works on Paper Winner

2016 Mackay Art on Show- highly commended Works on paper.

2016 Central Highlands Art Award- Works on Paper - High Commended

Press

ABC Open
Happy Mag
Bluethumb Artist Spotlight
New Zealand Artist Magazine April 2017

Influences

Mike Parr, Brett Whiteley, Craig Ruddy

30cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Collagraph on Printmaking paper
$360
56cm (W) x 76cm (H)
charcoal, watercolours, metallic pens and gold ink onl Arches 640 GSM paper
$530
35cm (W) x 55cm (H)
etching, watercolour, paintpens, gold on 245GSM paper
$470
30cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Collagraph on 245gsm watercolour paper
$360
30cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Collagraph & Relief print on paper
$336
43cm (W) x 58cm (H)
Collagraph on Paper
$625
56cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Charcoal, watercolour, gold metallic pen, on Saunders watercolour paper
$450
56cm (W) x 76cm (H)
charcoal, watercolours, metallic pens and gold ink onl Arches 640 GSM paper
$595
56cm (W) x 76cm (H)
charcoal, watercolours, metallic pens and gold ink onl Arches 640 GSM paper
$595
30cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Collagraph on Printmaking paper
$349