James Aldridge Artist
James Aldridge Artist

Ash Tree Stream

Curated with Susan Francis, Programme Curator at CAS (Chapel Arts Studios), and funded by Arts Council England, the Ash Tree Stream exhibition combined documentation of this year-long art and outdoor learning project (run in partnership with Andover Trees United) with my own artwork, made in response to research into Ash trees and Ash die back disease. November 2020. (See here for a video tour of the exhibition)

Saturated Space - Sandham Memorial Chapel

A group exhibition with other CAS (Chapel Arts Studios) Associate Artists, made in response to the paintings of Sir Stanley Spencer doumenting his experiences of WW1. My piece Heft, explored place attachment and the trauma of disconnection with the land of home. March 2020.

Interbeing Exhibition at Pound Arts, Corsham

A two-person exhibition with Jonathan Mansfield at Pound Arts, exploring the role of visual arts practice in coming to know oneself and the more than human world, through connection and relationship. January to February 2020.

Urban Rural Exchange Exhibition at Sky Gallery, Spitalfields Studios

A two person exhibition with my Urban Rural Exchange collaborator Karen Wood, documenting our year-long collaboration in London and Wiltshire. Spitalfields Studios, East London. November to December 2019

The Laboratory of Dissent, Winchester School of Art

River Itchen Water Body installation, created as part of The Laboratory of Dissent 2 in the Winchester Gallery at Winchester School of Art alongside work from other CAS Associate Artists. December 2019.


A Gathering of Unasked Possibility, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol

An installation created for this interactive exhibition, comprising of my short film 'Walking Back to Marden' and Walking Bundles made with exhibition visitors on a group walk to the Bristol Avon. Centrespace Gallery, November 2019.


'Our contemporary moment of precarity - climate, political, economic, social - calls for a progressive response that resists the pull of anger and despair. Inspired by Rebecca Solnit’s words, our aim is to create a propositional space with breathing room for alternative ways of thinking, expressing, and being.'

Let Us Dissent Exhibition at Spudworks

Walking Bundles, Doll Bodies - exhibited as part of this group exhibition with other CAS Associate Artists at Spudworks in Sway, New Forest. August 2019.

Asking Andover Exhibition at Andover Museum

From Anton Lakes to Ladies Walk: 16 Walking Pages - Commissioned by Hampshire Cultural Trust and exhibited as part of this community exhibition. July-August 2019

In The Round, CAS (Chapel Arts Studios), Andover

The Distance Between Us, exhibited as part of this group exhibition with other CAS Associate Artists, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of CAS (Chapel Arts Studios). March 2019

The Redhouse Museum and Gardens Open Exhibition, Christchurch

What Is A Garden? Exhibited alongside the open entries for this yearly exhibition at The Redhouse Museum and Gardens in Christchurch, Dorset. (2018/19)

The Atkinson Gallery Summer Show, Street

Out of My Head exhibited as part of this Somerset-based gallery's open exhibition, and bought by the Gallery for their permanent collection. (2018)

#ArtAfterTurner - Willis Museum, Basingstoke

Heavenly Body exhibited at the Willis Museum, alongside artwork by participants in the #ArtAfterTurner project. Curated with Project Coordinator Bryony Waterman and project participants. Commissioned by the Hampshire Cultural Trust, 2018

Black Swan Arts Open - Frome

10 Walking Bundles and Body Warmer exhibited at Black Swan Arts Centre as part of this open exhibition, 2017. Winner of the Black Swan Friends Prize for 10 Walking Bundles.

Making Memories - Salisbury Art Centre

Toy Bundles and Badger Boy drawing, exhibited at Salisbury Arts Centre, alongside documentation of the Making Memories Project with First Steps Nusery and Salisbury Secret Garden. Curated with Leigh Ann Chalmers, 2017.

Embodied Cartographies - Walcot Chapel, Bath

Walking Bundles (Doll Bodies) exhibited as part of a group exhibition curated by Fay Stevens during Fringe Arts Bath, 2017

The Art of Outdoor Learning - MK Gallery

Walking Pages and Walking Bundles, exhibited alongside documentation of the Green Town Group residency, and previous outdoor learning projects. Curated in partnership with the MK Gallery Learning Team, 2017



The exhibitions above are from 2017-20. Please see my c.v (download from the News and Contact page) for previous examples or email me to find out more.

Print Print | Sitemap
This website and its content is copyright of James Aldridge - © James Aldridge 2018. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material