James Faure Walker is a painter. He studied at Saint Martin's and the Royal College of Art. He has exhibited widely (Hayward Annual in 1979, solo exhibition at Manchester’s Whitworth in 1985), and since the 1980s has integrated digital methods into his work. In 1998 he won the ‘Golden Plotter’ prize at Computerkunst, Gladbeck, Germany. His work featured in ‘Digital Pioneers’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2009. The V&A owns thirteen of his works. He was one of the founders of Artscribe magazine in 1976, which he edited for eight years. His book, Painting the Digital River: How an Artist Learned to Love the Computer, was published by Prentice Hall (USA) in 2006. In 2013 he won the Royal Watercolour Society Award. He is the Hon. Treasurer of the RWS.