James Robert Cattell

Specialities
  • Emotive
  • Graphic novels
  • Humour
  • Picture books
  • Still life

James was born in 1954 in New Zealand, where he studied law, history, philosophy, literature and art. This eclectic education is absorbed into his practice as a sculptor, along with his long-held interest in early machinery and sideshow art. For the first ten years after moving to Australia, he worked as a puppeteer and street performer and lived surrounded by dusty sculptures and paintings. 

In 1988, he and his partner, Dorelle Davidson, started an art business, ‘Honeyweather & Speight’, producing murals and mosaic, children’s books, play-pieces and site-specific sculptural work... read more