The Artist - James Lester SWAc
James was born in Dover, Kent, and after initial study he established a successful career in London as art director in advertising and publishing. He worked on many national advertising campaigns and magazines, also throughout this time his paintings were exhibited in many of the London Exhibitions, including the RA and the RBA. A Lifelong interest in the natural world of plants and flowers led to membership of the Society of Botanical Artists. James is co-author of the book “Painting the Secret World of Nature” and flowering plants are a recurring theme in his work. In Devon he has been proprietor of an art gallery, run numerous painting courses and workshops, exhibited at the Royal West of England Academy and served as a Trustee of the SWAc.
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