James is a Fine Artist and Visual Communicator. He works with groups translating complexities in real-time into visual language as metaphor and rich visual narrative.
He offers innovative visual solutions for the roll-out of strategic communications using a broad range of niche services, including: Corporate Fine Art (Painting, sculpture, assemblage, installation and environmental graphics) Strategy Mapping and Giant floor plan Strategy Maps, design of immersive workshop environments, Graphic Recording/Visual Harvesting (live capturing of key messages as "visual minutes") Graphic Facilitation/Visual Facilitation (facilitating/co-facilitating whilst visualising). Whiteboard Scribing and Animated Whiteboard Explainer Videos.
James has exhibited his Fine Art extensively (group and solo) over the last 28 years, including the Volkskas Atelier and the Standard Bank Drawing Competition. He has works hanging in numerous private and corporate collections.
Clients past and present include: EY, ABSA, Liberty, Nestle, Hasso Plattner, Blue Platinum, Investec, BATSA, BAT, Mital, SITA, Dept of Transport and Public Works, Ellerine Holdings, Cheiron, Sun International, Southern Sun, SA Breweries, Discovery, Hatch, Tracker, Accelerate Cape Town, Numerous "Art of Possibility" presentations over the years with Ben and Roz Zander, Trans Hex, Sasol Ltd, Sasol Synfuels, The Special Investigations Unit, Spier, Wits Business School, Deloitte,BP, Jd Group, Transnet, Exxaro, Nedbank, KPMG, PWC, ESKOM, Standard Bank, Old Mutual, Allan Gray, Coca Cola, Nandos, FNB, BASF, Appletiser, Bidvest, WesBank, SA Breweries, MTN, The Unlimited World, Mr Price Group, KFC, Edcon, Consol Glass, BSG, De Beers, Barloworld, Vodacom, Barclays...
James is 53 years old and is married to musician, television and radio voice-over artist Jolanta Durno They have 2 sons.