Staff Profile:John Mitchell


University Responsibilities:

  • Admissions tutor: BA(Ed) Art Subject Specialism

Main responsibilities at the Institute of Education:

  • Convener - BA(Ed) Art Subject Specialism
  • Coordinator - BA(Ed) Curriculum Art
  • Research Supervisor BA(Ed) Yr1-Yr4 - Museums and Galleries
  • Supervisor - BA(Ed) School Experience


  • BA(Ed) Art Subject Specialism - Yr1-Yr4: Studio Practice, Art Theory/History and Pedagogy
  • BA(Ed) Art Subject Specialism - Yr1 & Yr2: Module Leader - Art and Practice in the 20th/21st Centuries
Areas of Interest:

Areas of expertise and research interests:

  • Studio-based art practice including: drawing, painting, mixed-media, sculpture, installation, photography, multi-media, film/video
  • The Object in Art
  • Artist/teacher-teacher/artist

Areas in which you are able to supervise at Masters level:

  • MA in The Arts

Areas in which you are able to supervise at Phd/EdD level

  • BA(Ed) Art Subject Specialism Yr4 Dissertations
  • BA(Ed) Yr4 Advanced Teaching Projects

Current and Recent Research Projects:

  • Studio-based art practice: research focus - The Object in Art.  Disciplines include: mixed-media, sculpture, multi-media, installation, film/video
  • Contemporary Art Practice presentations/talks One+One
  • Solo exhibition/installation with Education component, Reading Museum and Art Gallery, Spring 2012
  • Solo exhibition, MERZBARN (Littoral Arts) Cumbria, England
Research groups / Centres:

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Recent publications/professional achievements:

  • April 2010, group exhibition: Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich. Exhibition education programme;
  • April 2009, solo exhibition: The Westbrook Gallery, London. 16 page catalogue publication with essays by: Dr Roger Cook, Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London. Chris Westbrook, Gallerist and Curator.

Selected Group Exhibitions:


  • Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London. 'Object as Subject'


  • Museum of Installation, London. 'Box Project', a Museum of Installation Touring Exhibition, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham.


  • Lewisham Art House Gallery and Studios, London, 'Deptford X' Visual Arts Festival Group Show and Open Studios; Selected by Cornelia Grassi of Greengrassi Gallery.


  • Lewisham Art House Gallery, London 'Open Studios' in association with the 1998 Whitechapel Art gallery Open + Group Exhibition selected by Nicholas de Oliveira, London.


  • Lewisham Art House gallery, London. Group Exhibition selected by David Thorpe of South London Gallery + 'Open Studios' weekend.


  • Barbican Centre, London. The Contemporary Print Show with 'Words + Pictures' / National Theatre, Accra, Ghana, 'art CRA International' / The University of Reading, 'Artists Books and Bookworks as Art'.


  • Outpost London, 'Outpost'. Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.


  • 'The Britsh Art Show', McLellan Galleries Glasgow / Leeds City Art Gallery / Hayward Gallery, London.


  • Ikon Gallery, Birmingham 'Grey Matter New Sculpture 88'.


  • The Gantry, Southampton. A John Hansard Gallery Touring Exhibition.


  • Richard Demarco gallery, 2nd International Contemporary Art Fair, Olympia London.


  • I.C.A., London, 'New Contemporaries' / The Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. 'Nine Scottish Artists.


  • Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh;
  • Yale University Art Gallery, Norfolk, Connecticut, USA.

Two person Exhibitions


  • Sin Pod Plecnikovym Schodistem Gallery (Svoboda Foundation), Prague, Czech Republic. 'Binocular' Collaborative Installation.


  • Mercer;
  • Union Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

Solo Exhibitions


  • Westbrook Gallery, London, 'Taxonomical Musings'.


  • Art House Gallery, Lewisham Art House, London, 'Indices'.


  • National Theatre, Accra, Ghana / Fiase Lodge, Accra, Ghana;
  • 1994 Alternative Arts, London, 'Abandon', an installation. Aberdeen Art Gallery, 'Containers', an installation.


  • Aberdeen Art Gallery, 'Containers'.


  • Unit 7 Gallery, London. 'Handle with Care / Do Not Crush' an installation. Seagate Gallery, Dundee, 'Occurrences'.


  • Interim Art Gallery, London, 'Wounded and Torn'. Riverside Studios, London.

External Roles and Links:

  • Artists' presentations/talks programme with the Salon Vert Gallery, London


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