“MY PURPOSE IS TO GUIDE CLIENTS THROUGH THE CURRENTS OF CONTEMPORARY ART WITH AN UNPRETENTIOUS AND DECISIVE VOICE.”
James Dorahy provides a comprehensive service to clients advising on all aspects of contemporary art, including:
- collection development
- framing and conservation
- site specific commissions
Drawing on fifteen years experience working in commercial galleries in Sydney, James Dorahy has a reputation for his unique eye and expertise in his knowledge and presentation of contemporary art. These skills provide the basis for balanced and tailored advice for private and corporate clients looking for an individual approach to build collections that reflect their taste and style.
James has extensive relationships with artists and can offer studio visits as well as facilitating site specific commissions for architects and designers and private and corporate clients.
James can offer educated guidance through the Sydney art world and is also familiar with art fairs having presented at the Melbourne Art Fair in 2012, 2010, 2006 and 2004 and internationally at Art Stage Singapore in 2013.
James was the Assistant Director of Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney from 2002 – 2005 and Director of James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney from 2006 – 2013 working with many leading and emerging contemporary Australian artists. He also served as a Board Member of Art Month Sydney from 2010 – 2011. Alongside running his art advisory service for private and corporate clients in 2016 James joined the team at Michael Reid Sydney as their Contemporary Art Specialist.