Assemblage, Clay, Sculpture

Kemp, James

About the artist Kemp's sculptures are in collections of the NY Fire House Gallery and the Museum of Modern Ceramic Art Gifu, Japan. Locally he is represented by the Robert Lynds Gallery. Beside sculpture, he also has a line of functional ceramic design which sell locally at The Window Community Art Shop, and the Gam Gallery. After working as an artist assistant for local sculptors Liz Magor and David Robinson, during which he helped produce work for the National gallery of Canada, Catriona Jeffries Gallery and a variety of public sculpture commissions throughout BC, Kemp has directed his energy to his studio practice. He has shown at gallery Fukai, Circle Craft Gallery, The Leo Koo gallery, the Windsor gallery, La Mur gallery, and at the international emerging ceramic arts exhibition in New York; his work was featured in the 2014 international ceramics festival/competition in Mino Japan where his work was awarded a Special Judges Award. His sculpture Morphology IV was recently awarded an honorable mention at America's Clay Fest. His work has been featured in The Peace Arch, The Vancouver sun, The Tri City News, The Westender, Vancouver Co-Op Radio, and Ballad Of Magazine.

James also runs pottery and sculp classes out of his own studio in East Van and at Dunbar Community Center. Please contact 778-898-3414 to enquire or

Map Code: B4
112 E Hastings St
Vancouver , BC
Studio #Suite 140 -Right across the hall from the Gam Gallery at base of the steps on the main floor