James Tebbutt was born in Northampton, England in 1980.
In 1998 he went to The University of Northampton to study a Foundation Course in Art & Design. After finishing the course James moved on to Coventry University to complete a BA (Hons) in Fine Art, where he specialised in painting.
Since finishing his degree, James has been working as an architectural assistant whilst continuing to paint, producing a steady stream of work and continually developing his practice. He has taken part in various shows around the country, completed numerous commissions for magazines and private as well as corporate clients and shipped his paintings to private collectors all over the world.