James Caffyn is an award winning artist based in Melbourne Australia, who specialises in Classical Realist Fine Art and tattoos. He is constantly striving to attain a truth and beauty to his art whatever the medium.
James is based in Melbourne though loves to travel and his artwork has been exhibited in Australia and overseas.
In the last few years James has created a successful tattoo career working mainly in a realistic style in both black and grey and colour.
"I love working with paint, charcoal or tattoo ink. Each medium creates it's own challenges and pleasures and I feel like jumping from one to the other helps me grow every day as an artist."
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Awards & Exhibitions
Finalist - Art Renewal Center Salon 2016
Exhibiting work- Nexus Show Abend Gallery, Denver Colorado 2016
Published in American Art Collector Magazine 2016
"Finalist - Doug Moran Portrait Prize 2015"
"Finalist - ARC International Salon 2015"
"Finalist - Alice Bale Prize Scholarship Award 2014"
"Finalist - Eutick Memorial Still Life Award 2013"
"Highly Commended - 2013 Mortimore Art Prize 2013"
"Finalist - Lethbridge 10,000 Art Award 2013"
"Finalist- Queenscliffe Art Award 2013"
"Exhibited at Brunswick Street Gallery 40 x 40 Prize 2013"
"Finalist - Alice Bale Prize Scholarship Award 2012"
"Finalist - Alice Bale Works in Oils/Acrylics 2012"
"Finalist - Alice Bale Works on Paper 2012"
"Finalist - Lethbridge 10,0000 Art Award 2012"
"Finalist - Stanthorpe Art Prize 2012"
"Exhibited at Victor Harbour Rotary Art Show 2012"