James Birkett

Date of death
07 Jun 2020
Place of birth
Place of death
Jim Birkett’s 50-year career in art education has encompassed teaching and consultant positions in a large range of institutions from Kindergarten to University and Teacher Education. He has also been a Senior Examiner of Visual Arts HSC Examinations and coordinated Artexpress. Until recently Jim was Education Officer for the Bundanon Trust, Arthur and Yvonne Boyd’s gift to all Australians. Concurrently he has continued his own art practice and was also Co- Director of Gallery 483 in Surry Hills and Glebe. Jim’s most recent major solo exhibition, Embedded in Land, was shown at the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery in October 2017. His artworks are held in public and private collections in Australia, USA, India, France and UK.


Works by this artist