Hullick is the CEO & Artistic Director of JOLT Arts. Hullick founded the organization in 2008 whilst completing his PhD studies at RMIT University’s School of Art. Since 2006 he has mentored The Amplified Elephants – a sound art ensemble for artists with intellectual disabilities. This ensemble began through the Footscray Community Arts Centre’s (FCAC) Art Life program where he worked as a sound art mentor.
A community arts worker, published researcher and artistic director of JOLT Arts and the BOLT Ensemble, James is an Australia Council for the Arts Creative Fellow 2015 and Michael Harvey Piano Scholar 2016. Through JOLT, James has co-directed large sonic events and festivals locally and in Asia, Europe and the US.