Graham Lister

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Lecturer - Painting and Printmaking

Fine Art Painting & Printmaking Staff

Research Profile

Graham Lister is a painter and researcher based in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2016, he successfully completed a Practice-based PhD at the Glasgow School of Art. Within this extensive body of research, he focused on the use of painting as a methodological tool for exploring contemporary everyday and experiences associated with the networked 'space of flows'.

Prior to this, he studied at the University of Glasgow, where he gained an MA(Hons) in Art History, and at Gray's School of Art where he was part of the MFA programme. Between 2008 and 2015 he taught in the Forum for Critical Inquiry (FoCI) and within the Painting Department at the Glasgow School of Art as a Visiting Lecturer. Graham currently works as a Lecturer on the Y1 Painting and Printmaking course at the GSA, as a tutor within Y2 Paimore...


MA(Hons) | MFA | PhD | FHEA


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

PhD (Practice-based) - Glasgow School of Art

MFA (Gray's School of Art)

MA(Hons) Art History - The University of Glasgow

Latest Additions

  1. Over / Under / Cover / Repeat

    Lister, Graham (2018) Over / Under / Cover / Repeat. The Bowery Gallery, Leeds, 16 February - 06 April 2018 [Show/Exhibition]
  2. Diagonal Diagram of Dispersed Documents (DDDD)

    Lister, Graham (2017) Diagonal Diagram of Dispersed Documents (DDDD). Art Lacuna, 48 Falcon Road, SW11 2LR, London, UK, 12 - 29 Oct 2017 [Show/Exhibition]
  3. Material Cover-Ups

    Lister, Graham (2017) Material Cover-Ups. Huddersfield, UK, 21-23 September 2017 [Show/Exhibition]
  4. The Painter of Altermodern Life

    Lister, Graham (2015) The Painter of Altermodern Life. In: Material Culture in Action: Practices of Making, Collecting and Re-enacting Art and Design, 7-8 Sep 2015, The Glasgow School of Art, UK.