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Thyme James

Born 1996. Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland.


2015-19   BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking, The Glasgow School of Art

2016-17   Figurative Painting: Class of prof. Kirsi Mikkola, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2013-15   National Diploma: Art and Design, Plymouth College of Art

Forthcoming Exhibitions

Storytellers, The Glue Factory, Glasgow

Conversations From Yesterday, 24 Hour Window, Glasgow (Solo)

Rame Art Show, The Community Hall Kingsand, Cornwall

Title TBC, SaltspaceCooperative Gallery, Glasgow (Solo)

Solo/Two-Person Exhibitions

2021       Anonymity of Self, Kofferraum Haus Gallery, Surrey & Online (Solo)

2019       Works on Paper, Hug and Pint, Glasgow (Solo)

2019       The RGI Graduate Award 2019, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow


Group Exhibitions  

2022       Artist Aid Ukraine, The Pentagon Centre, Glasgow

2022       English Riviera Print Exhibition, Artizan Gallery, Torquay

2022       100 x 100, BobCat Gallery, Online

2022       The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2022, Mall Galleries, London

2022       Dirty Secrets, Fronteer Gallery, Sheffield

2021       Unboxed, RGI Kelly Gallery, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Glasgow

2021       Members Christmas Show, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow

2021       Maximum Tilt, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow

2021       Bodies, Lion & Lamb Yard, Farnham

2021       A Fracture of One, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow

2021       Printed Elements, Society of Scottish Artists, Online

2021       My Love is Your Love, Every Woman Biennial, The Copeland Gallery, London

2021       A Volatile Gaze, ] G A Z E [ Contemporary Art Space, Shrewsbury

2021       Scottish Drawing Competition 2021, Artspace 27, Paisley Art Institute, Paisley

2021       The Design Room, Artizan Gallery, Torquay

2021       Refresh, Fronteer Gallery, Sheffield

2021       Worldwide, Stable Gallery, Online

2021       Abstract Muse in Togetherness of Diversity, Muse Buz, Online

2021       Open Fragment, Pragmata Collective, Online

2021       Virtual Gallery Open call 1.4 (Video & sculpture), WetDovetail, Online

2021       This Is Not A Show, This is a Statement of Intent: Working Class Creatives Database Collective                             Exhibition, Pineapple Black, Online

2021       SHEROES: Revoluciones 2.0, Lon Art, Online

2021       The Virus Who Came to Tea, r_is_n.projects, Online

2021       REBIRTH, The Holy Art, Online

2021       Alpha.png, Online

2020       Interactions of Colour, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Online

2020       Flow, Visual Arts Scotland, Online

2020       30 X 30 Online Edition, Society of Scottish Artists, Online

2020       Essential Forms, Saltspace, Glasgow

2020       Bath Society of Artists 115th Annual Exhibition 2020, Online

2020       2nd international Performance Forum, Drama, Greece, Online

2020       Thoughts Are Free, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Online

2020       Sophie’s Postcard, Online

2020       Embody Without Burden, RGI Kelly Gallery, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow

2019       SHEROES: Revoluciones, Ugly Duck, London

2019       Rame Peninsula Art Exhibition, Community Hall, Kingsand

2019       Degree Show ’19, Stow College, Glasgow 

2017       Series 3, The Glue Factory, Glasgow

2017       Rundgang '17, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria

2016       The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

2016       Rame Peninsula Art Exhibition, Community Hall, Kingsand

2016       25% Extra, Laurieston Arches, Glasgow

2016       PAT(Tested), McClellan Galleries, Glasgow 

2016       Untitled, Tontine studios, Glasgow

2015       Rame Peninsula Art Exhibition, Community Hall, Kingsand

2015       Summer Show ‘15, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth

2013       Louise Courtnell & Students, Community Hall, Kingsand

2013       The National Art & Design Saturday Club Summer Show, Somerset House, London


Live Performances

2019       'Untitled', SHEROES: Revoluciones, London

2019       'Vénus en Blanche', The RGI Graduate Awards 2019, Glasgow

2019       'Vénus Reflétant', Degree Show ‘19, Glasgow

2017       'Untitled', Series 3, Glasgow

2016       'Consumed By Red', 25% Extra, Glasgow

2016       'Where Am I In All This', PAT(Tested), Glasgow 

2016       'Fit Out', Untitled, Glasgow


Awards & Residencies

2023       Women , 

2022       Hope Scott Trust, Individual Artist Grant

2021       Balancing Art, Funded collaborative residency, Saltspace Cooperative, Glasgow

2021       Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley Art Institute, shortlisted

2021       Perform/Print, focus group funded by Creative Scotland, Participating Artist
2021       Wetproductions, Digital Residency (Online)

2021       REBIRTH Artist Prize, The Holy Art, shortlisted

2019       RGI Graduate Award, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, recipient

2016       Erasmus+ Scholarship



2020       Penny Thoughts, Issue 42

2020       Chromazone Magazine, Issue 1

2020       The Hand, Issue 27

2019       Painting & Printmaking, Degree Show Catalogue, The Glasgow School of Art

2017       Series 3, Exhibition Catalogue, student printed publication


2022       Artist Talk, 

2022       Speaker, Entheos Curators Talk, RGI Kelly Gallery, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow

2021       Featured Artist, The Circles of Arts, artist of the month feature in May newsletter

2021       Participating Artist, Intersect: Seen & Heard, We Are Sweet Art

2021       Panellist, Protecting Artists’ Wellbeing Online, Edinburgh Festivals-supported discussion

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