James Preston was born 1946 in Birmingham. He studied History of Art and Life Drawing at Derby Art Collage, UK.
James has taken part in many prestigious exhibitions including:
The Duffield Art Gallery,
Granby Gallery, Bakewell
Mayfield Gallery, Bournemouth.
Castle Howard, York
Wentworth Gallery, Florida.
Wold Gallery,Cotswolds and
Seki Art salon in Japan.
He has had work published by a number of well known publishers including; Solomon and Whitehead and Demontfort Fine Art.
James was nominated Artist of the Year 1994 by the Fine Art Trade and has had several high profile commissions in which he was
asked to reproduce the work of Van Gogh.