My work presents a twilit, chimerical realm haunted by human, animal and hybrid figures in an exploration of the convergence of the human experience with the natural and supernatural worlds.



Born 31st July 1970

Live and work in Cornwall

Instagram: jamesdearlove_art


Mobile: 07890493562

Email: [email protected]



L’ecole Superieure D’Arts Visuels in Geneva (Foundation), 1988 - 1989

University College London (BA) 1989 - 1992

The Slade School of Art (MA) 1992 - 1994



New work, Joint show with Layla Lyons, March 8th - July 31st 2012 at Michael Simkins LLP, Tavistock Square, London

Dazed and Refused 2013, June 20th -29th 2013, Arch Gallery, Cambridge Heath Road, London

Nocturnes: Solo Show, July 2017, The Studio, 1-4 Andrew Place, London

Group Show, September 2018, M.Goldstein, 67 Hackney Road, London

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, June 10th - Aug 12th 2019, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London


Commissions / Publications / Press:

Portrait commission of Michael Kuczynski for Pembroke College, Cambridge University

Portrait included in Pembroke Portraits by A.V.Grimstone first published in November 2013

Images and words in Richardson Magazine 2 (garden issue) and 7 (death issue)

Article in Hero Magazine (online):

Article in iD (online):

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