Curriculum Vitae - James Wallace  FIES, IALD, CLDA, ISA


 

Tertiary Education

 

1993: Executive Management Course, Curtin University & Australian Institute of Management, Perth, Western Australia

1979: Lighting Design Certificate, Regency College, Adelaide, South Australia


Professional Affiliations

 
FIES: Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia & New Zealand Ltd (Fellow).
IALD: Internatioinal Association of Lightng Designers (Professional Member).
CLDA: Chinese Lighting Designers' Assocation (Director of International Devcelopment). 
iLAC: International Lighting Advisory Council to CLDA (Chief Executive Officer). 
ISA: International Sold-State Lighting Alliance (Co-chair Working Group 6 "Lighting Design & Application". 


Career Positions
 

2005 -->current: Principal, LightPlan (independent lighting design consulting practice)

2003-2004: State Sales Manager, Spectra Lighting Pty Ltd (commercial luminaire manufacture)

2002-2003: General Manager, Illumination Pty Ltd (architectural lighting design & supply)

2001-2002: State Sales Manager, EYE Lighting Australia Pty Ltd (industrial lamps & luminaire manufacturer)

2000-2001: Principal, James Wallace Lighting Design & Engineering (independent lighting design consulting practice)

1996-2000: Managing Director, Lighting Images Pty Ltd. (independent lighting design consulting practice)

1993-1996: Principal, Task Ambient Consultants (independent lighting design consulting practice)
 


Teaching Activities (casual/guest lecturer positions)

 

2015-->: Architectural Lighting Masterclass, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).

2015-17: IESANZ Course in Lighting Design and Application (2-year Cert IV).

2014-15: Lighting Design Major (4-year BA), Sichuan College of Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China.

2003-14: Lighting Fundamentals, a 10-week course run by WA Chapter of IESANZ.

2002: Lighting Design Techniques for a 3rd year Technology Module at the School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts, University of Western Australia.

2001: Colour Project, School of Design, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.

1998-2001: Revised and taught a new curriculum for Applied Lighting Design Practice in response to the introduction of the NSW syllabus.

1997: Lecturer in Applied Lighting Design Practice, WA School of Arts, Design & Multimedia (now Central TAFE), being a single semester module for 2nd year students studying an Advanced Diploma of Interior Design.

1995: Set and taught a Lighting Design Major for 3rd-year HED students, School of Design, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.
1994: Applied Lighting Technology, Human Environmental Design (HED), School of Design, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. Set the curriculum and taught a 6-week Technology Module for 2nd year students.

 

Continued Professional Development (CPD)

 

2019               CLDA Annual General Meeting, Guangzhou, China (June).
2019               Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2018               CLDA Annual General Meeting, Guangzhou, China (June).
2018               Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2018               Shenzhen Lighting Art Creative Design Awards Ceremony, Shenzhen China (June).
2018               LED Expo Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand (May).

2017                Lighting for Dementia: attendence at half-day seminar, Perth, Australia (November).
2017                LED Expo Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand (May).
2017                Preliminary 3-day heads of workshop meeting in Alingsas, Sweden (March).
2016                Shanghai International Lighting Fair, Shanghai, China (August).
2016                Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2016                The Emotional Value of Light: Identity & Culture, a 1-day seminar at New University of Lisbon, Portugal (May). 
2016                Light+Building Expo and CLDA/IAC Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany (March).
2015                CLDA Board of Directors Meeting, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, China (December)  
2015                World Expo Milan (incl. Tree of Life) + iGuzzini HQ and manufacturing facilities, Recanati + PLD-C exhibition, Rome (October).
2015                Australian Smart Lighting Summit, Melbourne, Australia (September)
2015                Thailand International Lighting Fair, Bangkok, Thailand (August).
2015                Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2015                Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition: April).
2014                Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition: October).
2014                Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).
2014                Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition: April).
2014                tSSL: Taiwan Solid State Lighting Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan (March)
2014                Design Lighting Tokyo, Lighting Japan, Tokyo, Japan (January)
2013                Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition: October).
2013                ISA Working Group 6: Co-chair of Cross-Talks session, Guangzhou, China (June).          
2013                Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2013                Light Focus seminar and PLDA AGM, Berlin, Germany (May).
2013                LightFair International, Philadelphia, USA (April)
2013                Euroluce, Milan, Italy (April).
2012                Dark Secrets, Dark Skies (IALD/PLDA Forum), Sydney, Australia (November).
2012                ISA General Assembly meeting, Guangzhou, China (November).
2012                Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2012                Facilitator of AGi32 training on behalf of IESANZ, SA Chapter, Adelaide, Australia (May).
2012                Light + Building Exhibition and PLDA AGM, Frankfurt, Germany (April). 
2011-12           CLDA Forums: Zhengzhou, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing, China.
2011                Professional Lighting Designers’ Convention (PLD-C) and PLDA Board Meetings, Madrid, Spain (October).
2011                Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, Guangzhou, China (June).
2011                Euroluce and PLDA AGM, Milan, Italy (April).
2011                Philippines Lighting Conference & Exhibition, Makati City, Manila, Philippines (February).
2010                Study tour of We-ef Lighitng manufacturing facilities, Bangkok, Thailand.
2010                Lights in Alingsas workshop and seminar, Sweden (representing PLDA)
2010                PLDA Council Meetings, Frankfurt & Gutersloh, Germany + Dornbirn, Austria. 
2010                Light + Building Exhibition, PLDA Light Focus seminars and AGM, Frankfurt, Germany. 
2009                Study tour of architectural lighting projects and manufacturing, Berlin, Germany (sponsored by Selux).
2009                Professional Lighting Designers’ Convention (PLD-C), Berlin, Germany.
2009                City Planners Forum, Berlin, Germany.
2009                LUCI AGM and prelude to World Photonics Expo, Gwangju, Korea (representing PLDA).
2009                Euroluce and PLDA AGM, Milan, Italy.
2008                Co-facilitator of AGi32 training on behalf of IESANZ, WA Chapter, Perth, Australia. 
2007                Professional Lighting Designers’ Convention (PLD-C), London, UK
2007                Euroluce and PLDA AGM, Milan, Italy.
2006                LUCI General Assembly Meeting, Shanghai, China (representing PLDA).
2006                IESANZ Convention, Sydney, Australia.
2006                AGi32 advanced level educational workshop, Sydney, Australia.
2006                Light + Building Exhibition and PLDA Light Focus seminars, Frankfurt, Germany. 
2005                PLDA Autumn Meeting & lighting manufacturer cross-talks, Barcelona, Spain.
2005                PLDA Light Shapes international seminar, Alingsas, Sweden.
2004                IESANZ Convention, Gold Cost, Australia.
2004                AGi32 intermediate level educational workshop, Gold Cost, Australia.
2001                INTEL World Light Show and PLDA Light Focus Seminars, Milan, Italy.
2001                La Sfacciata Lighting Academy, Targetti Light Art Collection, Florence, Italy
2001                IESANZ Convention, Auckland, New Zealand.
2000                LightEx 2000 seminars and exhibition, Sydney, Australia.
1999                IESANZ Convention, Adelaide, Australia.
1997                Study of manufacturing facilities at Sill Lighting & Osram, Berlin, Germany.
1997                World Lighting Fair and PLDA Light Focus seminars, Hanover, Germany.
1997                Study tour of city lighting program, Lyon, France.
1996                Convenor of IESANZ Convention, Perth, Australia.
1995                IESANZ Convention, Auckland, New Zealand.
1994                IESANZ Convention, Sydney, Australia.
1992                IESANZ Convention, Brisbane, Australia.
1991                CIE (International Lighting Committee) Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
1990                Member of organising committee at IESANZ Convention, Perth, Australia.
1990                Study tour of architectural lighting techniques, Germany (sponsored by Erco).
1990                Selling With Light, Euroshop International Trade Fair, Düsseldorf, Germany.
1986                Member of organising committee at IESANZ Convention, Adelaide, Australia.
1983                UK study tour of GEC-Osram lamp, streetlighting and aviation manufacturing facilities.


Awards, Recognition & Other Related Activities

 

2019: Moderator for "THINK Lighting", a half-day forum during the Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, China (June).
2018: IESANZ Lighting Design Award of Commendation: facade feature lighting to Western Power Murray Street Offices, Perth, Australia (October)
2018: Moderator for "THINK Lighting", a half-day forum during the Guangzhou International Lighting Expo, China (June).
2018: Program Manager and Moderator of iLAC iLight Connect International LED Summit, Bangkok, Thailand (May).
2017: Head of Workshop, Lights in Alingsas, Sweden (September).
2017: Program Manager and Moderator of iLAC International LED Summit, Bangkok, Thailand (May).
2016-current: IALD reviewer of applications for certified lighting designer.
2016: Presenter of IALD International Lighting Design Awards information and awareness session, Perth, AUS (April).
2015: Accepted as a Professional Member of the IALD (International Association of Lighting Designers).
2014: IESANZ Lighting Design Award of Commendation: Redevelopment of Forrest Place, Perth, Australia.
2014-current: CEO of CLDA International Advisory Board and Executive Director of International Development.
2013-current: Co-chair of ISA Working Group 6 Lighting Design and Application.
2013-14: Member of judging panel for ISA Top 100 SSL Projects, Beijing, China.
2013-14: Consultant to CLDA.
2012: Member of judging panel and spokesperson for ISA Global Student Contest, Guangzhou, China.
2010-14: PLDA Director for International Development (until March 2014).   
2009: Member of judging panel for IESANZ (WA Chapter) Lighting Design Awards.
2008: Shapes of Light - interviewed for feature article appearing in Architect and Builder magazine (July/August edition Vol 6 No 3).
2008: Member of PLD-C 2009 (Berlin) Papers Review Committee.   
2008: Member of Light Up Perth steering committee for City of Perth Heritage Appeal.
2007: Appointed PLDA Liaison to the LUCI organisation.
2006: City Foresight Regional Workshop, Shanghai, China, sponsored by Philips Lighting.
2006: Upgraded to status of Fellow, IESANZ.
2005: Head of Workshop, Lights in Alingsas, Sweden.
2005: James Wallace; feature article Ljuskulture (Light Culture) Vol 6-2005.
2005-2010: Membership Secretary, IESANZ.WA Chapter
2004: Member of judging panel for IESANZ International Lighting Design Awards.
2003-2004: Member of judging panel for IESANZ (WA Chapter) Lighting Design Awards.
2001: Civic Design Award: Riverside Drive & Foreshore Redevelopment, Perth, AUS.
2001: IESANZ Lighting Award: Riverside Drive & Foreshore Redevelopment, Perth, AUS.
1997: IESANZ Lighting Awards: Hyatt Centre Lobby & Mt Newman House Lobby, Perth, AUS
1996: Convenor, IESANZ Convention, Burswood International Resort Casino, Perth, AUS.
1994-2000: Member, Australian Institute of Management.
1991-2001: IESANZ Central Council Executive.
1990-2001: Chair, IESANZ Western Australia Chapter (3 terms).
1986: Upgraded to status of Member, IESANZ.
1985: IESANZ Lighting Award for Adelaide Casino Dome (interior) and Adelaide Festival Theatre Roof (exterior), Adelaide, AUS.


Presented Papers & Publications
 

2018: Social Lighting: Catalyst for Night-time Activation – presented paper at LED Expo Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand (May).
2016: From Renaissance to Rodin; from Lighting Design to Shadow Design – presented paper at Lighting Design Agora, Shanghai International Lighting Fair, China (August).
2016: Two Cultures: The Interpretive Power of Light - presented paper during Think Light seminar at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).
2016: The Interpretive Power of Light – presented paper at The Emotional Value of Light: Identity & Culture, 1-day seminar at New University of Lisbon, Portugal (May).  
2015: An Outline of City Lighting - presented paper at Thailand International Lighting Fair, Bangkok, Thailand (August).
2015: Quality Lighting and Smart Controls – presented paper during Light Talk seminar at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).
2015: Quality Lighting and Smart Controls – presented lecture to students attending CLDA Declaration of Green Lighting Forum #19, Sichuan College of Fine Arts Institute (SCFAI), Chongqing, China (May)
2015: The Conceptual Design – presented paper to CLDA Declaration of Green Lighting Forum #16 during Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition: April).
2014: Urban Light Planning; A Tale of Two Cities – presentation at Heritage in Practice seminar, Perth, Australia (December).
2014: The Fine Detail of Lighting Design – presented lecture to students attending CLDA Declaration of Green Lighting Forum #14, Sichuan College of Fine Arts Institute (SCFAI), Chongqing, China (October).
2014: Subjective Impressions: A Perspective on the Research Work of Prof. John Flynn – presented paper to Chongqing Interior Designers’ Enterprise Association (CIDEA), Chongqing, China (October).
2014: The Fine Detail of Lighting Design – presented paper to CLDA Declaration of Green Forum #15, during the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, Hong Kong, China (October).
2014: Subjective Impressions: A Perspective on the Research Work of Prof. John Flynn – presented paper to Asia Lighting Arts Symposium, during Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).
2014: LED’s: Challenges and Opportunities from the Lighting Designers’ Perspective – keynote paper at tSSL: Taiwan Solid State Lighting Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan (March)
2014: The Agony and the Ecstasy: Aspects of Lighting Design in 2014 and Beyond – presented paper at Design Lighting Tokyo seminar, Tokyo, Japan (January).
2013: Urban Lighting Design & Case Study – presentation to invited guests at TIWIN Designer Salon during Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).  
2013: Municipal Light Planning & LED Opportunities from the Lighting Designers’ Perspective - presentation to ISA delegates, during LightFair International, Philadelphia, USA (April).  
2013: A Case for a New Working Group - presentation to International Solid State Lighitng Aliance (ISA) invited delegates elaborating on a proposal for the formation of a new working group WG-6 Lighting Design and Applications during LightFair International, Philadelphia, USA (April).
2012: Introduction to PLDA and International Lighting Design Trends, presentations to Chinese Lighting Designers’ Association Forums in Shanghai and Beijing, China.
2012: Realising the Architectural Lighting Design Profession Worldwide – presentation at Lighting Design Gallery, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China
2011: Lighting the Way: As a Lighting Designer Why Do I Do What I Do? – presentation to Chinese Lighting Designer Association Forum, Guangzhou, China (December).
2011: From Renaissance to Rodin; from Lighting Design to Shadow Design – presented paper to Chinese Lighting Designer Association Forum, Zhengzhou, China. (August).
2011: As a Lighting Designer Why Do I Do What I Do? – presentation at Lighting Design Gallery, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).
2011: City - Architecture – Light: live interview forum on stage at Welcome Reception, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou, China (June).
2011: Lighting the Way; presented paper to 1st Philippines Lighting Conference, Makati City, Manila, Philippines (February).
2007-->10: Exhibition Lighting – author and presenter of a series of half-day workshops for museum and gallery curators and artists on behalf of Art On The Move, Perth, Australia
2009: The PLDA/LUCI Partnership: A Window on Lighting Design – presentation to LUCI General Assembly, Gwangju, Korea (representing PLDA)
2007: The Power & The Passion; Interpreting An Industrial Heritage Site – presented paper to Professional Lighting Designers Convention (PLD-C), London, UK.
2007: 101 Amazing Ways with Lighting; presentation to City of Perth Urban Development Unit, Perth, Australia.
2006: From Renaissance to Rodin; from Lighting Design to Shadow Design – presented paper to IESANZ Convention, Sydney, Australia.
2006: Lighting Hardware: What's Out There? – presentation to Museums Australia “Glowing Exhibitions” seminar, Perth, Australia.
2006: Lights in Alingsas; Communities Embracing An Urban Lighting Culture – presented paper to IESANZ WA Chapter meeting, Perth, Australia.
2006: From Renaissance to Rodin; from Lighting Design to Shadow Design – presented paper to PLDA Light Focus seminar on the occasion of Light + Building, Frankfurt, Germany.
2005: Subjective Impressions; A Perspective on the Research Work of Prof. John Flynn - presented to IESANZ WA Chapter meeting, Perth, Australia.
2000: Behind the Perth White Light – presented paper to IESANZ WA Chapter meeting, Perth.
1999: Beyond the Perth White Light - published article appearing in the Institute of Landscape Architects WA magazine (August edition).
1998: The Perth Lamp – presented paper to IESANZ WA Chapter meeting, Perth, Australia.
1997: The New Perth White Light – presented paper to Australian Colour Society, Perth, AUS
1997: International Trends from Hanover – presentation to IESANZ WA Chapter, Perth, AUS           
1996: Opening Address, Convener, IESANZ International Lighting Convention, Perth, AUS.
1994: Installation & Lighting - co-author of a handbook for art curators published by Art On The Move (ISBN 0 646 21796 8).
1992: Lighting Our Nation’s Capital – presentation to IESANZ WA Chapter, Perth, AUS.
1992: Successful Wallwashing – author of 2-part article published  in Art On The Move “Crate News” magazine (Sept & Dec editions).
1991: Chair - Standards Australia Interior Lighting in the Workplace seminar, Perth, Australia.
1990: Impressions of Euroshop – presentation to IESANZ WA Chapter, Perth, Australia.
 

Other Training and Related Experience

2011: AGi32 lighitng design software Advanced Training Certificate
2009: DTEC-6 4WD Training Certificate
2008: WorkSafe Construction Safety Awareness Training Card
2008: Local Government Contractor OSH Induction Registration