Meet the man working to deliver ‘Condition Humaine’ – The Coventry Dresden Arts Exchange: John Yeadon.
He retired from full-time teaching in 2002 as Course Leader MA Fine Art after 30 years at Coventry University and has worked as a visiting lecturer at post-graduates centres throughout Britain including Slade, the Royal College of Art, Goldsmiths, Chelsea and Glasgow School of Art.
An established artist, he has held residencies in Cite des Arts Paris 1970 and in Prague in 1981, as guest of the Czech Artists’ Fund, on the 40th Anniversary of the destruction of Lidice.
A practising artist for over 50 years, exploring issues of politics, sexuality, food, national identity, the grotesque and carnival. Essentially a painter and printmaker and has worked with digital photographic techniques.
With over 30 one person shows he has exhibited throughout Britain and abroad, including the Royal Festival Hall, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow and Ikon, Birmingham.
Discover the ‘Condition Humaine’ exhibition at Coventry Cathedral from 31st May until 30th June 2019.