John Lavell

Dr. John Christopher Lavell


2005-2010 Practice-led PhD, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2003 -2004 MA Fine Art, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1993 C&G, Art Education City College, Liverpool
1988-1991 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1986-1988 B/Tec Diploma, Art& Design City College, Liverpool

Educational Experience

2008 Fine Art Lecturer, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2008 Foundation (Overseas) Art Studies Tutor, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2008-2010 Foundation Diploma/Degree Art Tutor, Tyne Metropolitan College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2002-2003 Art Teacher, Osaka International School, Mino, Japan
1999-2001 Assistant Language Teacher, Hirakata Board of Education, Hirakata, Japan
1997-1999 Senior Instructor, GEOS Language Systems, Wakayama, Japan

Selected Exhibitions

2016 BoConcept, Ukrainian Blvd, Moscow, Russia
2015 Pushpin (ii) Moscow Contemporary Arts Centre, Moscow, Russia
2015 Doctoring the Evidence #1: Ten Cities, Square Yard Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2015 The 2nd Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing, China
2014 Pushpin, Pop-up Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012 The Devil Makes Work For Idle Hands, Toomey Turell Fine Art, San Francisco, USA
2012 Digilogue, Unit 44, Hoults Yard, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2012 Intersections, Centre for Life, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2012 Black Prince/Gray Prince, We Are Open Gallery, Middlesbrough
2011 Emblem of My Work, Shandy Hall, Coxwold
2011 Father, Wolstenholme Creative Space, Liverpool
2011 Salon Art Prize, Matt Roberts Gallery, London
2011 In a Constant State of Flux@151, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2011 The Obsessive Surface, Moving Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2009 Packing for the Crash, Gallery North, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2009 Northern Print Biennale, Laing Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2009 Portfolio, Kagawa City Hall, Kagawa, Japan
2008 Japan to Northumbria, Gallery North, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2008 Abstract Focus, Art Works Galleries, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2008 100% Proof, The Forth Hotel, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
2007 Saikaide Grand Prix, Kagawa, Japan
2006 The Draughtsman’s Contract, Crook Hall Exhibition, Durham
2006 Dare to Dream, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool
2003 Mushin, Art Box Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2001 Washi, Papa Jon’s Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1999 Drawings and Prints, Wakayama Civic Gallery, Japan
Blunt Force Trauma Portfolio: Emerging research in Visual Culture
Introductory essay for Adam Hogarth and Sebastian Trend’s He is dead and he is going to die at The Moving Gallery Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the Pop-Up Gallery Middlesbrough.
Introductory essay for Graeme Durant and Andrew Maughan’s USA touring exhibition I Can’t Follow You If You Don’t Move.