Biographic information: (Updated 2014)

James Hull is an artist, gallery director, critic and an independent curator. He currently teaches in the photo department at AIB at Lesley University. After moving to Boston from his home in Atlanta Georgia in 1996. He founded and built the award winning, artist-run, non-profit Gallery @ Green Street in 1997. Later re-named Green Street Gallery the space was located in a subway station in Jamaica Plain, Boston and exhibited regional artists from 1998 to 2007. The space continues to function as a non-profit gallery space today (Axiom, Boston Cyberarts Gallery). Hull founded and ran the Boston Drawing Project at the Bernard Toale Gallery for over two years ( a flatfile project which features works by over 200 artists) which still operates at Carrol and Sons Gallery.

From 2008 to 2009 James directed three exhibition spaces in Boston: Laconia Gallery, The Suffolk University Art Gallery and FP3 Gallery. From 2008 to 2013 he was President of the non-profit Laconia Artists Corporation and Director and Curator of the Suffolk University Art Gallery.

Hull has worked as art handler and installer at the Peabody Essex Museum, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, The List Visual Art Center at MIT, The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), The RISD Museum, and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Hull has written critical articles and art reviews for Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Art Papers Magazine, ArtsMedia, Art New England and Big Red and Shiny. Hull has taught at Georgia State University, Boston University, The Art Institute of Boston and the Rhode Island School of Design and the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University. He has lectured at The Museum of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy, The ICA, The List Visual Art Center at MIT, The High Museum of Art, MassArt and juried many regional exhibitions.


James Hull was born in 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia. Drawing and painting interests in high school led to a combination of scientific and artistic studies at the University of Georgia where he graduated in1984 with an interdisciplinary BFA degree in Biomedical Illustration. After studying bronze casting in Italy and working in a commercial gallery and frame shop and at the Atlanta Design Center he enrolled in Graduate School at Georgia State University in Sculpture. He began curating and creating exhibitions (King Plow Sculpture Show, Block Candy Art Gallery, Midtown Plaza Galleries) in 1991 and working as an Art Preparator at Nexus Contemporary Art Center (now "The Contemporary") while in Graduate school in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated with an MFA in Sculpture in 1994. James has exhibited widely working in video, sculpture, photography and painting. He has been an advocate for artists work space initiatives and regularly volunteers to screen applicants for the BRA Artist's Space Initiative.