▪ James Delaney ▪

He was born in Cape Town in 1971 and studied in Grahamstown and Cape Town, South Africa.
James has held eight solo exhibitions and participated in many group shows, in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Philadelphia and New York. His work is in collections including Merrill Lynch Bank of America, the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the City of Johannesburg.
He is well known for his fascination with downtown and historic Johannesburg, which features often in his work. He has a deep knowledge of the city’s architectural, political and artistic history. His interest in printmaking has led him to collaborations with various printmakers, including LL Editions, The Artist’s Press and Artist’s Proof Studio, and Robert Blackburn Print Workshop in New York. He works in New York each year.

James Delaney is a contemporary artist working in print, charcoal, paint and sculpture from his studio at Victoria Yards, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the winner of recent awards from BASA and the SA Institute of Architects. He has taken part in over 25 group and solo exhibitions in SA and the USA. This new series explores the history of New York City through his observations of architectural details and public artworks in different part of Manhattan. Lately he has been working with digital print processes, and a new series is emerging tracking doorways and historic buildings and the clues they present about the history of the city. These are full colour, larger format limited edition prints.

Keep watching this space for new developments.