James Angus has been exhibiting nationally and internationally for almost two decades. His work is held in major public and private collections in Australia and overseas, including the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.Read More
Angus was represented in the 2008 Biennale of Sydney, Revolutions: Forms that Turn, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev; and recently completed a major commission for the ConnectEast freeway in Victoria, Australia (2008). In 2006 he had a solo exhibition at the Musuem of Contemporary Art in Sydney, curated by Rachel Kent, which toured in 2007 to the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane, the Bendigo Art Gallery in Victoria and the Art Gallery of Western Australia in Perth.
James Angus was selected for the inaugural Primavera exhibition of young artists at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in 1992. He completed a Masters of Fine Art at Yale University in 1998 as part of a Fulbright Postgraduate Award. In 2000, Angus was included in The Age of Influence at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and, in 1998, in Unfinished History at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. The 2002 Biennale of Sydney featured his monumental work Shangri-La, a full-sized hot-air balloon suspended upside down inside the Sydney Opera House.