James Bellaney

James Bellaney was born in Hastings, Aotearoa. He began studying at Dunedin school of art in 2007 and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 2011. James took a year off in between … to go see UK and Europe and all the art he could in six months. He’s lived in Dunedin since 1989.

Solo exhibitions
Dislocation, House of Taonga Salon, Auckland
Thought for Self, NONE Gallery, Dunedin

Celebration of creation, (paintings and performance), Matariki Dunedin, Community Gallery

Art in practice, curated by Peter Stupples, Otago University Medical School Office, Dunedin

Reduction of a deity, Fringe festival, Community Gallery, Dunedin
The recent violence he represents comes to be emotional simplicity, (works on paper), Mint Gallery, Dunedin
POUR, (installation), NONE Gallery, Dunedin

Rational fantasy’s, Rdc Dunedin
Group exhibitions

Natural Landscape, Paintings and Performance, NONE Gallery, Dunedin
Te Kanano O Mahitoi, Maori Art Exhibition, Tangente Cafe, Dunedin
Reflections, Tangente Cafe, Dunedin
Small works, Flax Cafe, Dunedin

Art and Law V, Law Faculty, Dunedin University.
Without hope, without fear, Dowling St Studio Gallery, Dunedin
Out of the either, Modaks Cafe, Dunedin

Working in the shadow, A GALLERY, Dunedin
Clifton’s art awards, Wellington

Te ao marama, Matariki festival, South Dunedin (Public art)
White night, Bruce Gallery project space, Dunedin
Caravaggio show, Mint Gallery, Dunedin
National Contemporary Art Awards, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

OIL ON CANVAS, (anti oil drill auction) Community gallery, Dunedin
Flux, Mint Gallery, Dunedin (collaboration with Murray Eskdale)

Finalist in the Clifton art awards 2012
Finalist in the Waikato National contemporary art awards 2013


Transdepths, 2018

Kulture, 2016

Traverse, 2014