James Sibley

Lives and works in London




2023 Studio work - RA Schools, London

2022 Studio work - RA Schools, London

Solo, Two and Three Person Exhibitions:

2023 Speak to me I’m on fire - at Scatologicalritesofallnations, London

2023 Passage without impediment - Intervention as part of Thirza Smith’s show at the Royal Academy of Arts, London

2022 Finé Winés - with Kelly Ballett and Cole Denyer at SET New Cross, London

2022 Thrown from the pram and beaten into the tarmac - with Oberon Parry-Laidler at Changing Room Gallery, London

2022 Mimesis Nemeses - with Oberon Parry-Laidler at SET New Cross, London

2021 Kicking a Dead Horse - at Artist Hive Studios, London

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2023 Tenfold - with the RA Schools Class of 2025 at St. James’ Church Piccadilly, London

2023 Sandbox - SET woolwich, London

2022 With Whom We Mutually Communicate - Copeland Gallery, London

2022 Deep Meaningful Conversation - Ugly Duck, London

2021 New Contemporaries - First Site Colchester and South London Gallery, London - (NC website link on page, and vimeo link to video)

2021 Goldsmiths Degree Show - Goldsmiths University of London, London

2020 Job lot - Deptford X Gallery, London


Notes on Waiting - Press release for three person show 'Waiting Room', featuring Leo Costelloe, Aimée Lyon and Dominic Myatt at Kupfer, London - November 2023

Trickster Notation - Press release for Alex Bag’s solo show, 'Exhibition' at Luca’s Gallery, London - September 2023

We were here but not for long - Press release for a two person show featuring Sam Blackwood and Corey Bartle-Sanderson at Villiage Books, Leeds

Halcyon Daze Issue #1 - Published by Break With Me - June 2023

Lumpen Journal Issue 010 ‘Joy & Desire’ - April 2022


I Smell a Rat - Novella, self published - March 2022

I smell a Rat.pdf

Kicking a Dead Horse - To accompany solo show at Artist Hive Studios, London - September 2021

Kicking A Dead Horse.pdf

Quicksand - To accompany work in New Contemporaries 2021 at First Site Colchester, Colchester and South London Gallery, London - July 2021

Writing Strike - 2020

A Chessington: World of Adventures Recount - 2020


2022 Bloc Projects - Sheffield, UK

2022 Sím Residency - Reykjavic, Iceland


Assistant and Fabricator to Laura Grace-Ford for ‘The Horror Show’ - Somerset House, London - October 2022

Fabricator for the renovation of 'The Maker's Yard' - Artist Hive Studios, London - October 2021