James Drinkwater studied at the National Art School, Sydney (2001) and has held solo exhibitions since 2004 in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle and internationally in London and Singapore. His work has been included in group exhibitions throughout Australia and internationally in Berlin, Leipzig and London. He has undertaken international residencies in Germany, Kenya, Paris and Tahiti. Drinkwater’s work is held in the collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artbank and several significant regional and tertiary collections.