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Celebrating Townsville Exhibition - The Artists

Educational resources regarding the artists participating in JCU Library's "Celebrating Townsville" exhibition for the T150 project

James Brown

Michael MARZIK
b.1961 Switzerland
James Brown 2016
Giclée digital print on Archival
Hahnemuhle PhotoRag 308gsm
49 x 64 cm
Edition 1/5
James Cook University Art Collection


(Gordon) James Brown
b.1953, Australia

PhD (JCU), MCA (JCU), Grad Dip Teach (KGCAE), Assoc Dip Art (QCA)

Dr James Brown is engaged in drawing, painting, printmaking, publishing artists’ books and sculpture. Beyond professional practice as an artist, he has a strong interest in the etchings of the Barbizon Group (nineteenth century French artists) and Dutch, German and English landscape prints from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. He also has an interest in Oriental calligraphy and Chinese and Thai (Ban Chiang) Neolithic pottery.  Dr Brown began teaching full-time in Visual Arts at TAFE in 1978 and has continued working in this capacity to the present time in James cook University. Since 1977 he has prepared (almost yearly) exhibitions of his artworks. He has travelled extensively with some of the more memorable destinations being: India, China, South Korea, South-East Asia, Mexico, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, England, France and many of the South Pacific Islands.

JCU CASE website: Dr (Gordon) James Brown

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