Professional Experience 

James spent his early years as a puppeteer, sign painter and silk-screener. 

He has been involved with computer related design for over thirty years and was one of 

the first artists to work with emerging computer technologies in graphic design.  Working as 

a benchmark designer for the Dutch Company, Aesthedes, during its introduction, he was 

instrumental in the software’s positioning as a graphics leader. 

Faulkner then moved on to create graphics for print and package design while on staff at 

the Rod Dyer Group, Los Angeles. Here he worked with designers across the globe as he 

educated them on computer-generated graphics. Further, he participated in numerous 

trade shows and conferences where he served as a demo artist. 

 In addition, he has an extensive background in print and television. Over the past twelve

years he has freelanced and been on staff at Telepictures/Warner Bros and CBS working both 

as a designer and graphic artist in promo design and the daily production of television 

show's such as “Celebrity Justice” and “Extra”. He has also produced work for ABC, 

Castlerock Entertainment, Fox Kids, Fox Family and Warner Bros. James also volunteers his

time as Art Director for the Mount Wilson Trail Race and DJ for a Sierra Madre based 

online radio station.

Education 

Throughout his career, James has maintained a passion to explore and learn. 

During intense periods of study, he has attended the following:  

 West Sussex College of Design, Sussex, England 

San Francisco Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California 

Art & Film Institute, Los Angeles, California 

California State Polytechnic University, Pamona, California 

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honors & Awards 

2 Emmy Awards for Graphic Design - in 1992 and 1994.  

In addition, he was awarded the Silver Award from the Broadcast Designers Association.  Numerous honorable mentions.

                                                     

Exhibitions 

 

Gallery 800, "Art Unites" North Hollywood, Ca. 2019

Gallery 800 "Family of Artists" North Hollywood, Ca 2018

Arroyo Arts Collective, "Remembrance Art Exhibit"

Los Angeles, Ca. 2018

Belles Nest, " Solo Exhibit" Sierra Madre, Ca. 

Balconi Coffee Company, "French New Wave Show" Los Angeles, Ca 2014

The Sun Gallery, "Transformations Group Show"

Hayward Ca. 0211  

Altadena Public Library, "Solo Exhibit" Altadena, Ca. 2010

Sierra Madre City Hall, " Solo Exhibit" Sierra Madre Ca. 2006

Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, "Group Show" UCSC, 1997

The Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca., "Angels Show" 1996

Collections 

James Faulkner’s work is included in numerous private collections throughout the United 

States and Europe. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2019 James A. Faulkner