Courtesy of Michael Gibson Gallery
Born in London, Ontario in 1977, James Kirkpatrick studied art at H.B. Beal Secondary School before receiving his BFA at Halifax’s Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 2002. He has exhibited his work extensively throughout the US and Canada including shows in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver. In 2009 Kirkpatrick was featured in the group show Pulp Fiction, which traveled from Museum London to the MOCCA in Toronto and St. Mary’s University Art Gallery in Halifax. He was also featured in recent group shows Not Bad for London at Michael Gibson Gallery, L.O. Today at Museum London and Sculpting Sound at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery in Sarnia. Kirkpatrick’s most recent Spring 2014 solo exhibition Secret Base By the Lake at UWO’s McIntosh Gallery will be accompanied by a forthcoming exhibition catalogue with essays by curators Matthew Purvis, James Patten (McIntosh Gallery) & Rhiannon Vogl (National Gallery of Canada). James Kirkpatrick currently lives and maintains a studio in London, ON.