Retired 2014 Assoc. Professor, Deakin University. previously Head of School, La Trobe University Visual Arts.
2004 PhD, Media Arts, RMIT University, Melbourne.
1994 Master of Fine Art, Melbourne University,
1980 Diploma of Education Hawthorn College of Advanced Education,
1976 Diploma of Art & Design Prahran College of Advanced Education
I contribute to the history of Australian photography and photographers regularly via https://onthisdateinphotography.com and contributions to 1000Words, HeadOn, Wikipedia, All About Photo, L'Œil de la Photographie Magazine, Trans Asia Photography, Loupe magazine, Work on Paper and others.
I curated of Phiction:Lies, Illusion and the Phantasm in Photography which toured eleven galleries across Victoria (December 2001 to October 2003).
A discussion of my practice appears in 'Shifting Ground in some Australian Photography' In Mehigan, T. (Ed.) Frameworks, Artworks, Place: The Space of Perception in the Modern World, Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, (2008). More at: https://deakin.academia.edu/JamesMcArdle