James Balmforth

b. 1980, Plymouth, UK. Lives and works in London.


Meeting Point, Supported by Arts Council England, Cass Sculpture Foundation, UK

Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, Berkshire, UK
Sculpture in Public, WBG London Projects, Woodwork Studios, London
Soirée at the Fiery Friary, 88 Friary Road, London
Forever Young, Brussels, Belgium

Waypoints, Robilant+Voena, Milan (solo, publication)
Release Mechanisms, Hannah Barry Gallery, London (solo)
Inhibition Point, The Line, London (commission)
All Change, William Benington Gallery, London
What we all lack, Hannah Barry Gallery, London
Stations of the Cross, Methodist Hall, London

GREAT Festival, Long Museum, Shanghai
Sacrifice, The Jewish Museum, London
Christie's Curates: PAST PERFECT/FUTURE PRESENT, Christie’s, London
Fire Sale, Dynamite Projects, Surrey
Prickly?, Causey Contemporary, New York
Exquisite Collapse, blip blip blip, Leeds
Work, Elika Gallery, Athens

Artissima, Turin, Italy (solo)
A Strong Affinity, Hannah Barry Gallery, London
At Home Salon 2014, Marcelle Joseph Projects, London

OPEN HEART SURGERY, The Moving Museum, London (publication)
PeckhamNewYorkParis, Mad Agency, Galerie 104 Kleber, Paris for FIAC
PeckhamNewYorkParis, Shoot the Lobster/Martos Gallery, New York
PeckhamNewYorkParis, 88 Friary Road, London
External Excess, Protein, London (solo)
Peckham Takeover, V&A Museum, London (publication)
Dark to Light, Tower of London, London
New Order: British Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London (publication)

I ♡ 3D, Royal Society of British Sculptors, London (publication)
One One One, Annex East, Stratford, London
Sculpture Al Fresco, Great Fosters, London

Forces and Needs, Hannah Barry Gallery, London (solo)
RBS Bursary Awards, London
Arg, Arcadia Missa, London
Let There Be Sculpture!, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire
Bold Tendencies 4, Peckham, London
MiArt, Milan, Italy
Should I stay or Should I go?, Chelsea Space, London
Subject Matter, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, UK (publication)

The Making of Ashes, Hannah Barry Gallery (solo, publication)
Bold Tendencies 3, Peckham, London
The Peckham Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale
The Centre of the Universe, Royal College of Art Galleries, London
Triumph of the Will, James Taylor Gallery, Hackney, London
Event Horizon, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Optimism: The Art of Our Time, Hannah Barry Gallery, London (publication)
The Elimination of Distance, XVIII Jesus Lane, Cambridge, UK (publication)
Death, Take Courage Gallery, London
!WOWOW! and Plastique Fantastique, Late at Tate, Tate Britain, London

78 Lyndhurst Way Exhibitions Project: 10 Rooms & a Sculpture Garden; Colour and Line;
Small Paintings & Sculpture; Landscape, Film & Photography;
Experiments in Figuration; Monumental Painting, Sculpture and Film;
Bold Tendencies (publication)