James Lemon

James Lemon

Artist Profile

Biography

James Lemon is a Aotearoa New Zealand born artist whose highly tactile, playful ceramic objects have received increasing national attention. He has exhibited at Boom Gallery, Craft Victoria and Modern Times, as well as featuring in Welcome to Wasteland (2019) for NGV Design Week, and A.G.M. expo. Lemon has featured in Vault Magazine, The Design Files, Real Living Magazine and Broadsheet. In 2019 and 2020 was commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria and Heide Museum to produce exclusive works for their respective design stores. His work is represented in the permanent collection of The National Gallery of Victoria.

James Lemon is a Aotearoa New Zealand born artist whose highly tactile, playful ceramic objects have received increasing national attention. He has exhibited at Boom Gallery, Craft Victoria and Modern Times, as well as featuring in Welcome to Wasteland (2019) for NGV Design Week, and A.G.M. expo. Lemon has featured in Vault Magazine, The Design Files, Real Living Magazine and Broadsheet. In 2019 and 2020 was commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria and Heide Museum to produce exclusive works for their respective design stores. His work is represented in the permanent collection of The National Gallery of Victoria.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021 The Nature Of An Island, In Collaboration with Dale Hardiman, James
Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2020 Worm Charming, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021 Fluid, Wyndham City Gallery, Werribee
2021 Ceramica Maxima, Jam Factory, Adelaide
2021 Summer New, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2020 Talismans, Rafts, Momentos, Modern Times, Melbourne
2020 Contemporary Sculpture, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2020 Life and Death, Friends and Associates and NGV Design Week,
Melbourne
2020 The Backbone of Things, Te Auaha Gallery, Glenn Barkley, Wellington
2019 Artisan Handmade, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2019 Fold Vessels, Big Boom, Geelong
2019 Fold Vessels, Hall and Wilcox Emerging Artists Exhibition 2019 A.G.M.
Expo, Melbourne
2019 Welcome to Wasteland, Friends and Associates and NGV Design Week,
Melbourne
2017 New Textures, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
2016 Object Therapy (In collaboration with Dale Hardiman), Nishi Gallery,
Canberra

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES
2020 NGV Teen Connections, Melbourne
2019 Guest Tutor, The Ceramics House, Brisbane
2018 Guest Tutor, UNSW Ceramics, Sydney
2018 Guest Tutor, Wellington Potters Association, Wellington
2018 Guest Tutor, The Ceramics House, Brisbane
2017 Guest Turor, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

ARTWORKS

  • Lamb ShankJames Lemon Lamb Shank 2021 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, sapphire, lamb bone, kiln brick 37 x 12 x 12cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • Heart of the OceanJames Lemon Heart of the Ocean 2021 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, silver, sapphire, stones, kiln brick, enamel paint 38 x 22 x 12cm

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  • God AwfulJames Lemon God Awful 2021 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, cubic zirconia, kiln brick, oil pastel 36 x 12 x 16cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • JimJames Lemon Jim 2020 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, enamel paint and stain 40 x 25 x 25cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • BettyJames Lemon Betty 2020 Stoneware, epoxy and enamel paint 22 x 15 x 15cm $1,000.00 ENQUIRE →
  • MillJames Lemon Mill 2020 Stoneware, gold Lustre, epoxy and stain 28 x 20 x 20cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • RorieJames Lemon Rorie 2020 Stoneware, glaze, underglaze and enamel paint 30 x 25 x 25cm $650.00 ENQUIRE →
  • BelJames Lemon Bel 2020 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, enamel paint and plaster 44 x 35 x 35cm

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  • RedJames Lemon Red 2020 Stoneware, glaze, cubic zirconia, epoxy 45 x 13 x 18cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • JeanJames Lemon Jean 2020 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, cubic zirconia, freshwater pearls, enamel paint, oil and plaster 73 x 25 x 24cm $2,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • ShevJames Lemon Shev 2020 Stoneware, glaze, epoxy, enamel paint, cubic zirconias, pearls and earthenware 34 x 22 x 22cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →
  • DenJames Lemon Den 2020 Stoneware, glaze, gold lustre, gravel and epoxy 27 x 17 x 18cm $1,200.00 ENQUIRE →

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