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by Lucy Parker

Born 1985, Oxford, United Kingdom.
MA Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, 2011
Dissertation: [Paint.exe]: a history of computer paint tools
BFA Studio Practice and Contemporary Critical Studies, Goldsmiths' College, London, 2007
Dissertation: Richard Tuttle at the Drawing Centre, New York, 2005: What makes a visual art work 'eloquent'
eChicago, 2011:
Panel: Technology and Revolution
Paper: Software Studies and Hardware Hacking: Modes of Discontent.
Friday, April 22 / UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted
Platypus Convention, 2011:
Panel: Art, Culture and Politics: Marxist Approaches
Paper: Why does Platypus read Walter Benjamin?
Saturday, April 30th, School of the Art Institute, Chicago.
2.45 pm. 
Chicago Cultural Studies Association, 2011
Panel: Cultural Studies in the Academy: Towards a Critique of the Present Moment.
March 23rd, 2011, Columbia College, Chicago.
Presenters: Jacob Cayia, Lucy Parker, Ben Shepherd, Greg Gabrellas (chair)
Symptoms Variable: Roxaboxen Exhibitions
Recent Paintings
Opening: 6th May, 2011, 6pm-9pm
2130 W 21st Street, Chicago, IL
(Damen Stop, Pink Line)
Red Tape, Group Show, 33-35 George Street, Oxford, UK
14- 26th June 2010
Between Drawing and Painting, Exhibition with Helen Whitley, The Phoenix, Oxford, UK
3rd May - 3rd July 2010
Monsters v. Machines (Curator and Participating Artist), Group Show at Wendy House, Oxford, UK
October 2009
Wendy House (Curator and Participating Artist), Group Show, Oxford, UK
August 2009
"i lost my gloves and my hands are cold", Words: L. Parker; Loops: B. Pearson
April Gallery, 3012 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, Il 60608,
Part of the 2009 VCS Symposium,
(April Gallery: Twelve Galleries)
Thursday, April 30th, 2009 7pm
(Invitation to)... Unfurl a Curl of Research, An 8 hr day of Conversation.
Invited by Megan Ransmeier, as part of Institute
Chicago Cultural Centre, 21st March 2009
Interview with Dad, Talk, School of the Art Institute,
Feb 11th 2009
Bureau des Singes, Site Specific Exhibition with Maisie James, Taylor Institution Library, Oxford,
June 2008
Jelly Good, Group Show, Stuart House, Liskeard,
November 2007
Summer Show, Mile End Park Art Pavilion, London,
July 2007
Political Art Almanac, Reunion Projects', Austrian Cultural Forum,
June 30th 2007
Longitutude + Latitude 2003-2006.
Goldsmiths' BFA Degree Show, 2006
Rescube, 2005
ICI Arts' Competition, Manchester Square, London,
February 2005
Group show, Deluxe Gallery, Hoxton Square,
December 2003
Professional Experience includes:
Teaching Assistant, (to Steve Lacy, 4D) First Year Program, School of the Art Institute, Chicago 2008 - 2009.
Archive and Library Assistant, Oxford University Press, 2009-2010, 2012-present.
Fine Art Book Handling and Exhibitions Assistant, Taylor Institution Library, Oxford 2008.
Archival Assistant, John Latham HQ, London, 2008,
Internship, Chisenhale Gallery, London 2007,
Internship, Reunion Projects curated by Sophie Hope, London 2007.
Internship, Ovada Gallery, Oxford, 2006.
Internship, MATT'S Gallery, London 2005.
Art Fabrication and Installation Assistance includes: Bernd Behr, Gail Pickering, Varda Caivano, Hiraki Sawa, Sophie Von Hellerman, (at Chisenhale), Alison Butler (OVADA), Angela Palmer.
Performance Participation with Brian Catling, Matt's Gallery, 2006