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James Hardie graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1959.
He has received the following awards: the Keith Award (1958), Chalmers Bursary (1959), Torrance Award -RGI (1968), First Prize, Arbroath Festival (1971).
In July 2000 Ken Oliver's collection of James Hardie's paintings, over a 35 year period, were presented to Stirling University.
1989 Charles Jahn Gallery, Chicago, USA 1988 The Compass Gallery, Glasgow 1981 Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Selected Group Exhibitions
2000 "The Colour Blue", The Vennel Gallery, Irvine 1999 "The Pilot, the Plant and the Rose", The Vennel Gallery, Irvine 1998 "Wilbur: the Discovery of Flight", the McLean Art Gallery & Museum, Greenock 1995 "75 Years of Glasgow School of Art Painting", Glasgow School of Art 1993-4 "Naked Pilot, Collins Gallery, Glasgow traveling to Dundee Art Gallery & Ferens Gallery, Hull 1992 "Relationships in Art" with Gwen Hardie, Gillian Jason Gallery, London
Public & Private Collections
Aberdeen Art Gallery Lanarkshire & Fife Education Committees Leicester, Liverpool and Stockholm Universities Kendal Art Gallery Scottish Arts Council Scottish Television Strathclyde University Stirling University The Scottish Media Group
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