James Roper


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Born in 1982, Knutsford, England.

2002-2005   BA(Hons) Fine Art (painting), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Based in Manchester, UK.


Solo exhibitions

2015      Neuroaesthetic, SHTAB, Kazan, Russia

2015      Valley of the Shadow, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK

2014      The Inscending Spiral, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011      All and Nothing, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2010      Paroxysm, ROJOartspace, Barcelona, Spain

2009      Hypermass, ROJOartspace, Milan, Italy

2008      Into the Fold, FORSTER, London, UK


Selected Group exhibitions

2017     Totem: Sacred Beings & Spirit Objects, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
             5 year Aniversary, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Echo Chamber, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK
             Colour & I are One, Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester, UK
             Legacy, Manchester School of Art, Manchester, UK

2015     Ignis Fatuss: Dreams and Illusions, Lights of Soho, London, UK
             Bankley Open Call, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK

2014     Suggestivism: Chronology, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012     Escape Velocity, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Tattoo the Girl, Mutuo - Centro de Arte, Barcelona, Spain
             Even Flow, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX
             Rarekind Manchester, 2022NQ, Manchester, UK
             60 Drawings, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, UK
             Surface Pattern, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX
             Art on the Edge 2012, Vered Contemporary, East Hampton, NY

2011     I Want My Music Video Art Show, Meltdown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             Art on the Edge 2011, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
             Prism 9, Gate 5, Sheffield, UK
             Suggestivism, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2010     SugiPOP!, Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, NH
             SUPERUNKNOWN, Edel Assanti, London, UK
             Chaosmos II, View Two Gallery, Liverpool, UK
             Summer Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
             Art on the Edge: The New Contemporary, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
             Caged Bird Sings, Crypt Gallery, London, UK
             Mirabilia, ROJOartspace, Milan, Italy

2009     Natural Wonders, LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles, CA
             Quinquennium Exhibitum, Nucleus, Los Angeles, CA
             Summer Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
             Seasonal Change, LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles, CA
             OCHO número atómico, ROJOartspace, Barcelona, Spain
             OCHO delicate nature, ROJOartspace, Milan, Italy

2008     Group: Focus 1, FORSTER, London, UK

2007     Grafuck 3, Nucleus, Los Angeles, CA
             Happy Days, John Jones, London, UK
             Ten at One, FORSTER, London, UK
             Dorian Gray, Vegas Gallery, London, UK
             London art fair 2007: Art Projects, Business Design Centre, London, UK

2006     Two not ten, Bargate Monument Gallery, Southhampton, UK
             Exposures: National student film festival, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

2005     Northern Graduates 2005, Curwen Gallery, London, UK
             MMU@CUBE - 18 Modern Originals, CUBE gallery, Manchester, UK



Selected Clients

Nike
Facebook
Ford
Adobe
MTV
55DSL
Converse
IKEA
Linkin Park
Myspace
Computer Arts
Tank Theory
T.J. Morris Ltd.
Photolink Creative Group
T-Post
LAQA
Balcolony



Selected Publications

Visual Harmony: Proportion in Graphic Design
Super-modified: The Behance Book of Creative Work
News from the other side: The rediscovery of the Psychedelic (cover)
San Francisco Weekly Vol.3 No.25
Manor House Quarterly: Issue 7
Iconograph: Issue 2
Kult: Earth Issue
T-Post: Hollywood Deja vu
Neon: Oct 2012 (Germany)
Precursor: The Creativity Watchlist
Illustrators Unlimited: The Essence of Contemporary Illustration
Popshot magazine: Issue 6
Suggestivism: A Comprehensive Survey of Contemporary Artists
Papercraft 2: Design and Art with Paper
étapes: 188
ArtBox: Issue 11
Portland Mercury Vol.11 No.21
Hi-Fructose Vol.16
Lamono: Issue 65
Computer Arts: Issue 174
Pilot: Issue 3
Computer Arts - The Book of Inspiration
I.T Post
OCHO número atómico
Art Review: Issue 29
BELIO:28 Pop issue
Grafuck: Book 3
Dazed and Confused Vol.2 Issue 48
Chillzine: Issue 1 (Korea)