James Parrett (b.1976) is a Melbourne based sculptor. In 1998, he completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture) at Monash University, Caulfield, and then in 2002 attained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) at the Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank.
Parrett has been a finalist in numerous important awards and exhibitions.
In 2008 and 2009 he was a finalist in Sculpture by the Sea, and in 2005, 2007 and 2010, was as a finalist in the nationally respected McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award, at Langwarrin in Victoria.
He has previously exhibited at Gould Galleries, Axia Modern Art, and Flinders Lane Gallery in Melbourne. In 2009 Parrett completed a commission for Metricon to create a major work along the Hume Highway for ‘Mandalay at Beveridge’, and in 2008 received a commission to create a sculptural piece for the ‘Australand foyer’ at the Rhodes Corporate Park in Rhodes New South Wales.
Parrett is an established Australian sculptor whose works are often constructed of stainless steel.