Formal training :

  • 4yr Diploma of Art- RMIT  Melbourne

  • workshops -Melbourne Gallery School

  • Certificate of Teaching, BCAE, Bris.

  • Bachelor of Art, QCA, Brisbane

  • Certificate of Native Animal Conservation, Brisbane

 ... and Employment

Worked as graphic designer for 14 yrs in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide.

Teaching positions at Qld College of Art; Townsville TAFE College; Brisbane Institute of TAFE- Gateway Campus

2016: "The Book of Krumple" .. 4th edition (first ed. 2007) written and illustrated Jim Cox
1992-95:Various booklets for educational purposes, primary level; Jacaranda press.. illustrated Jim Cox
1992: "A Dinosaur Directory" by Sue Harvey; illustrated Jim Cox
1992: "Birds of North Queensland" by Jo Weineke .. illus Jim Cox
1992: "Mammals" by Jacaranda Press WINNER of Graphic design Award, Jim Cox
1988: "Birds of Townsville and Where to Find Them" by Jo Weineke.. illust Jim Cox
198 ?: "North Qld Artists - Cairns Collection" (2 works incl.)
1973: "Unaccustomed as I Am " by Rodney Gibson. illust. Jim Cox
Art Direction, Publishing & Illustrating
2005: "Funny Face"  by Les Hall/ illustrated Jim Cox
"Plants of the Townsville Town Common "..Rowlett-Cox
"Birds of Townsville Town Common"
"Ravenswood".. Mather-Cox
"Discovering North Qld"  Bicentennial project; Mather-Cox
Exhibitions & Festivals


  • ‘Utopia Tropicale’, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville

  • Gallery 48, The Esplanade, Townsville

  • Razorback Gallery, Montville

  •  Gallery Display of works- Ochre Health Maleny

  • Emmanuel Art Exhibition/prize

  • Cooroy Butter Factory


  • FIRST - Lyn McRae Memorial Drawing Prize, Noosa

  • Obi Obi Art Prize, Maleny

  • 30 X 30,Mullimbimby

  • Sculpture on the Edge, SOTE, Tamarind Retreat, Maleny

  • ACI Open Studios program, Montville


  • Finalist: Noosa  Art Prize

  • Finalist: Lyn McRae Memorial Drawing Prize

  • 'The HUB' Moreton Bay Regional Gallery

  • Art & Environment Centre, Maroochy Bushland Botanical Gardens, Tanawha

  • SOTE, Tamarind retreat , Maleny



  • Graydon Gallery - Group, New Farm Bris.

  • SC Environmental Forum

  • SOTE, Maleny

  • FIRST- Animal Life-Kenilworth Celebrates



  • Sunday Drive Group Exhibition, Caloundra Regional Gallery

  • ACI Open Studio program, Montville

  • SOTE, Tamarind Retreat, Maleny


  • Solo - Tree Frog Gallery, Maleny

  • SOTE, Tamarind Maleny

  • Group-Secrets on Lake Gallery, Montville

  • ACI Open Studios program


  • Group-Secrets on Lake Gallery, Montville

  • Group- Main St Gallery, Montville

  • ACI Open Studios program

  • Group- Cooroy Butter Factory



  • FINALIST-Kenilworth Painting Prize

  • Group- Maleny Art Retreat

  • Main St Gallery, Montville

  • Open Studio program, Montville


  • Group- SOTE in Maleny Open Gardens, Lucas Parklands, Montville


  • Group- Forest Floor, Montville



  • SOLO - Loungeroom Gallery, Red Hill, Bris.

  • Robyn Bauer Gallery, Paddington

Previous to 2007:

actively exhibiting with


  • ONE MAN  shows Townsville, Cairns & Rockhampton

  • Group shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane