Dr Lucy Lyons

2009 PhD Sheffield Hallam University Delineating Disease: A system for investigating Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
2009 MMAA Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain
2000 MA Fine Art City & Guilds of London Art School
1992 BA (Hons) Graphic Design Norwich School of Art

2019- Lecturer in Drawing, Fine Art MA Art, Society Nature, The Margate School, (ESADHaR)
2019- Lecturer in Critical Context, Fine Art MA Art, Society Nature, The Margate School, (ESADHaR)
2019- Lead tutor SSC Anatomy and Art, MBBS, UCL Medical School
2012-20 Lecturer in Drawing Research and studio tutor, City & Guilds of London Art School
2015-19 Coordinator of Nordic Summer University, Circle 7, Artistic Research
2014-15 Coordinator ‘Drawing Parallels’, Share Academy funded research project at QMUL/UCL
Artist-in-residence Barts Pathology Museum, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London
2009-11 Postdoctoral Fellow at Medical Museion, Center for Healthy Aging, Faculty of
Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
2001-09 Lecturer in Drawing Research and studio tutor at City & Guilds of London Art School

Visiting Lecturer:
BA, Fine Art, Coventry University
MA, Fine Art, Open College of the Arts
BA, MA, Illustration, Printing and Fine Art University of Brighton
BA, Illustration and Photography University of Westminster

Solo exhibitions
2017-18 Impossible Pathologies, Larose Osler Library, McGill Medical School, Montreal, Canada
2016 Inbetween Hidden Spaces, Art:Science:Life exhibition, Ipswich Art Gallery, UK
2015 Scenes of a Textual Nature, Kanuti Gildi Saal in Tallinn, Estonia
2013-17 Experiences of Ageing, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2012-13 Experiences of Ageing, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Drawing: Between Art and Science, Fábrica Braço de Prata, Lisbon, Portugal
2008 Delineating Disease at the Qvist Gallery, the Hunterian Museum, Royal
College of Surgeons of England, UK

Selected group exhibitions and performances
2020 Womb with a view, POW Festival, Gordon House, Margate, UK
2019-20 Underneath the Skin, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
2015 Post Mortem Vesalius tussen kunst en wetenschap, Rommelaere Instituut,
University of Ghent, Belgium
2015 Design4Health, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
2015 Fabrica Vitae, Emory University Health Sciences Library, Atlanta, USA
2015 Anatomica, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2014 Ce Qui Fait Fragilité, Galerie Vivoequidem, Paris, France
2014 Fabrica Vitae, Zakynthos, Greece
2014 Body is the instrument of the soul, Old Operating Theatre and Herb Garret, London, UK
2012 ArtWorks Open 2012, Barbican Arts Group Trust, ArtWorks Project Space, London, UK
2010 Hybrid Art and Science Exhibition, Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery, UK

2018 Artist in Residence Latvijas Kultūras akadēmijas teātra māja, Riga, Latvia
2016 Artist in Residence Larose Osler Medical Library A-I-R at McGill University,
Montreal, Canada
2015-16 Artist in Residence Art:Science:Life residency at Ipswich Museum, UK
2014-15 Artist in Residence Barts Pathology Museum, Barts and The London School of
medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK
2009 Artist in Residence at Drawing Spaces at Fábrica Braço de Prata in collaboration with
the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Lisbon. Portugal

Publications and articles
2021 ‘The Mummy Maren’ chapter in Life & Death, a Comics Anthology, Loring P. (Ed.) Nord Teknisk Museum, 2021 (ISBN 978-82-92863-88-6)
‘Stuff In Jars’ article in BBDS - Black Book, Drawing and Sketching, Scientific Journal Vol.1, Issue 1,
Contemplation, 2020
2020 ‘The Absurd Consequences of Walking in the time of Covid’ article in Tangible Territory Journal, Vol.1,
issue 1, 3rd November, 2020
2018 ‘Wedgwood Womb’ chapter in Many Women, Many Voices; Stories from McGill Collections, Cooke N.
Giuliano F. et al. (eds.). ROAAr: McGill Library's Rare and Special Collections
2017 ‘Drawing connections: art, medicine and surgery’ article in Design for Health. Vol.1, Iss. 1, 2017
2015 ‘Drawing embodied knowledge: a dangerous activity’ chapter in Artistic research anthology, Fentz
C. & McGurick T. (Eds.), NSU
2012 ‘Drawing your way into Understanding’ article in Tracey Journal of Drawing and Visualisation
Research, May 2012 (ISSN 1742-3570)
2012 ‘Delineating Disease’, article in Atrium Report of the Northwestern Medical Humanities &
Bioethics Program, issue 10, "Graphic”, Spring 2012
2012 ‘Dignity: drawing relationships with the body’, chapter in A Imagem na Ciência e na Arte:
Representações do Corpo na Ciência e na Arte, Azevedo Tavares, C., (Ed.), Fim de Século, 2012
2010 ‘Delineating Disease: drawing insights in the medical museum’, chapter in, Science Exhibitions:
Curation & Design, Filippoupoliti, A., (Ed.), MuseumsEtc. 2010
2008 ‘Delineating Disease’, The Bulletin for the Royal College of Pathologists, Number 142, June 2008
2007 ‘Walls Are Not My Friends’, article in Working Papers in Art & Design (ISSN 1456-4917)

Selected recent conference papers & presentations
27 Jul-2 Aug ‘The Absurd Consequences of Walking in the time of Covid’ Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet
Sommarsession Artistic Research-Performing Heterotopia, Oslo/Helsinki/Copenhagen/Berlin/Online
24 May Invited speaker and workshop facilitator at West Midlands Surgical Society
8-10 March ‘Displaced objects and the spaces in between’ Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet Sommarsession Artistic
Research-Performing Heterotopia, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania
28 Sept Invited speaker and workshop facilitator at HE Conference Day, University Centre, Blackburn College
24-31 July ‘Slowly drawing spontaneity’ Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet Sommarsession Artistic Research-Practicing
Communities, Orivesi, Finland
6-8 July Invited speaker and workshop facilitator Artists in the Medical Museum Bodily Matters Pre-conference
Event, Bodily Matters, UCL Pathology Museum, Royal Free Hospital London
3-6 June ‘Anatomica: Drawing Parallels‘ presentation at Death, Art and Anatomy, University of Winchester
17-18 May Invited workshop facilitator , Corpses, Cadavers and Catalogues, QMUL/RCSEng
6-8 Nov Invited speaker at We all draw, Thinking Through Drawing symposium, Southbank, London
13-16 July Invited Keynote speaker at Design4Health, Sheffield Hallam University
5 May Invited speaker at St Catz Arts Festival, St Catherine’s College, Oxford
23 April Invited speaker at Share Academy Conference, Wellcome Trust, London

2021 The Art of Disease, drawing workshop, St George’s Museum of Human Diseases
2020 Underneath the skin, drawing workshop, RCP London
2019 Surgical Drawing Workshop, West Midlands Surgical Society
2018 Anatomical Art SSC with Performing Medicine, MBBS, Barts/QMUL
2017 Slow looking, drawing workshop at Weekend of Anatomy: The Afterlife of Animals at Museum Vrolik,
UCL Drawing Workshop at Grant Museum of Pathology
2016 Workshop facilitator at UCL pathology Museum
2014 Drawing 4 Surgeons workshops, Barts Pathology Museum
Drawing Pathology, one-day workshop at St George’s medical school pathology museum, SGUL
2013 One-day workshop at Er det ét fedt, part of the Obesity and gastric by-pass exhibition at Medical
Museion, University Copenhagen
2011 Organizer of The Sensuous Object, 2-day international workshop at Medical

2018 Long listed for SOLO Award
2015 Long listed for Medicine Box International Art Prize
2014 Share Academy UAL/UCL/London Museums Group ACE funded award
2009 Winner of British Council Darwin Now Award
2009 Shortlisted for Jessica Wilkes Award