Joseph Graham

Joe Graham

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Communication, Visual Communication Design Department

Drawing Research; Drawing Pedagogy; Serial Art Studies; Fine Art Critical & Historical Studies; Practice-based Research; Phenomenological Research Methods; Object-Oriented Ontology; Art & Philosophy Studies

Joseph Graham is an Assistant Professor in the Visual Communication Design Department at Kadir Has University. He completed his BA in Fine Art Painting at Chelsea College of Art & Design, UAL, and his MFA in Fine Art Media at The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. He received his PhD in Drawing Research at Loughborough University. His primary research areas are drawing research, serial art, art and philosophy studies, and practice-based studies into the use of phenomenological research methods. His research into these fields has been sustained by a number of collaborative projects and publication outputs, including leading peer-reviewed journals. Graham is also an artist and editor of artist books.

PhD in Drawing Research, Loughborough University (Loughborough, UK)
MFA in Fine Art Media, The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL (London, UK)
BA in Fine Art Painting, Chelsea College of Art & Design, UAL (London, UK)

2020 – To date Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Communication Design, Kadir Has University
2016 – 2019 Lecturer in Drawing, Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth University
2015 – 2017 Visiting Tutor, Fine Art Critical & Historical Studies, Royal College of Art

2019. Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
2018. Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE), Falmouth University

Graham, Joe. Serial Drawing: Space, Time and Art Object. (London: Bloomsbury), forthcoming 2021.

Graham, Joe. 2018. “Nine Drawings: Seriality, Postphenomenology and the Force of Time.” Journal of Visual Art Practice 17 (1): 41-66. 
_____. 2017. “ANCHORAGE: A Phenomenology of Outline.” Journal for Artistic Research, issue 12.
_____.2016. “Time Taken and Time Told: Serial Drawing as the Becoming of Now.” Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice 1 (1): 59-78.
_____. 2015. “Rhythmanalysis: Line as a Record of the Moving Present.” Journal of Visual Art Practice 14, (1):  54-71.

Graham, Joe. 2020. “Eighteen Drawings: The Colour of Time.” In Jill Journeaux, Helen Gørrill and Sara Read, eds., Body, Space and Place in Collective and Collaborative Drawing: Drawing Conversations II (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing), 138-152.
_____. 2016. “Sources of the Signal: A Phenomenology of Place within the Performance of Drawing.” In Greig Burgoyne and Rossella Emanuele, eds., White Noise (London: Marmalade Publishers of Visual Theory).
_____. 2014. “The Point that Moves: Drawing & the Phenomenological Reduction as a Shared Practice of Seeing.” In Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, ed., Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing), 167-192.

Artist Books
Graham, Joe. The Being of Drawing. (London: Marmalade Publishers of Visual Theory), forthcoming 2021.
_____. ed., 2015. Anchor. (London: Marmalade Publishers of Visual Theory).
_____. 2012. Flea. (London: Centre for Recent Drawing).

2015. Santander Mobility Award, Loughborough University
2014. Ursula Lockley Travel Bursary, Loughborough University
2011. PhD Scholarship, Loughborough University
2010. The Henry Tonks Drawing Prize, UCL
2009. The Old Students Association Scholarship, UCL
2009. The Andor Scholarship, UCL

Member of the UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE)
Member of the National Association for Fine Art Education (NAFAE)