Films

Walking Wood to Water
Filmed just before the show opened. James walking around his exhibition ‘Wood to Water’ at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Listen here to review on ‘Front Row’ on BBC Radio 4 (23 minutes in).


“St Ives Pilchard Driver” 2018
Timelapse film of James painting a St Ives Pilchard Driver for an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum of Cornwall in 2019. Oil on 4 panels, 122 x 406cm. (Mary Dodds as the artist’s assistant)


“Falmouth Quay Punt” 2018
Timelapse film of James painting a Falmouth Punt for an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum of Cornwall in 2019. Oil on 4 panels, 140 x 365cm.


“Falmouth pilot cutter” 2018
Timelapse film of James painting the Falmouth pilot cutter “Pellew” for an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum of Cornwall in 2019. Oil on 6 panels, 213 x 731cm.


“Coast to Coast” 2017
Exhibition with Guy Taplin at Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, Maine


“Yarmouth Drifter” 2017
Timelapse film of James painting the triptych of the Yarmouth drifter “Gipsy Queen” for an exhibition at the Time and Tide Museum, Gt Yarmouth 2018 as part of Firstsite’s “Wood to Water” touring show.


“Wood to Water” 2016
Exhibition at Firstsite, Colchester


“Timepeace” 2015
Timelapse film of James painting the pentaptych “Peace”


“Shaped by the Sea” 2014
Classic Yacht TV


“Artist at Work” 2013
Film about James Dodds in his printing and painting studios.


“Beneath The Surface” 2002

by Vicky Matthews