James Welsby is an artist.

James Welsby (Phantom Limbs) is a dancer, choreographer, and video artist. He completed a double major in drama at Narrabundah College, trained at the National Capital Ballet School, and studied contemporary dance at the Australian Choreographic Centre (now QL2). He is a 2007 Bachelor of Dance graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts where he received the 2005 Encouragement Award and the 2006 Joy Nichols Award for Outstanding Achievement. Since graduating, James has worked with Solon Ulbrich and Brian Lucas in the graduate programs Soft Landing 1 and 2, and founded Phantom Limbs, whose works (Concrete Solace 2008/09, Ganzfeld Frequency 2009, and The Memory Progressive 2010) have been performed at numerous festivals and events across Australia. James has also performed with Cadi McCarthy and Company (Restless, 2009), Redspan Dance Company (Vista, 2009) and Buzz Dance Theatre (Behind the Veneer, 2010). James’ video works have been screened at Short Shorts Film Festival, curated by Narelle Benjamin, and the Singapore International Film Festival.