James Allen - artist - painter - N Ireland - Brasil - Brazil
James Allen - artist - painter - N Ireland - Brasil - Brazil
James Allen - artist - painter - N Ireland - Brasil - Brazil
James Allen - artist - painter - N Ireland - Brasil - Brazil
James Allen - artist - painter - N Ireland - Brasil - Brazil

James Allen - artist - painter - N Ireland - Brasil - Brazil

James R Allen is a British artist based at Sao Paulo - Brazil / London - UK.

James Allen was born at Belfast - Northern Ireland - 1968.

He is primarily a painter, illustrator, glass artist, digital artist and doll maker.

The themes of his work include childhood, innocence, death, life, God, decay, rebirth, mysticism, religion, historic language of symbolic imagery, classical meaning behind the objects and animals are represented in his work. The balance of good and evil, positive and negative, an aura of the unknown and mysticism are always present in his work.

A dark mixture of innocence and the shadow side of life.  There is a certain unnerving element to James work that evokes that feeling you get when you know something is not quite right expresses the inner self and the shadow realms many ignore in the human being.

Son of a protestant father and a catholic mother, James was immersed in the craziness of the riots and terrorism at he early 70's in Belfast.  At the same time James Allen's world was filled with Irish and Brazilian folclore, ghost stories, fairy tales and haunted Irish mansions that he attended while visiting his grandparents mansion and family friends.
James Allen is a self taught artist, he has been doing art since  two years of age. At twelve he was participating in exhibitions with a little twist about his age as most art exhibitions were age limited.
James Allen achieved a degree of Fine Arts M.A - Master of Arts and Stained Glass at Saint Martins College of Art And Design - London - UK
He never stops when it is about discovering new medias for his expression, adding to what his life is all about ...Painting
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