James Robertson was born in 1968 in Melbourne. He studied Industrial Design at Swinburne University Melbourne, and after 10 years working as a designer and automotive design engineer, he discovered a passion for painting. Working as a self taught artist since 2000, he is strives to capture atmosphere, tension and drama whilst interspersed with a humorous but contemplative narrative. He has exhibited in solo shows, group shows and art fairs throughout Australia and internationally since 2003.
In our database, 12 works by James Robertson are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 2012, of which 10 (83%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $11,045 for The Escape 2021 sold by Leonard Joel in March 2022. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by James Robertson are held by the Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Australia and National Gallery of Victoria.
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