Josh Lord, born 1972 and raised in the bay-side suburb of Mornington, Victoria,

started his career as an independent Australian artist in 1992.

Influenced by cultural movements and art genres including Pop ArtDada and Surrealism.

His paintings are a mix of all those styles and movements.

Lord has no formal fine art qualification; he is a self-taught artist and his inspiration and main influences to pursue a career in visual arts have been Germany's Bauhaus Theory,

John BrackJames Rosenquist, an American artist who was one of the protagonists in the Pop-Art movement, as well as Robert Rauschenberg and Barbara Kruger.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016  Newspeak & Thoughtcrimes - Ministry of Art. Melbourne. Australia

2014  This used to be the future - D11,  Docklands. Melbourne. Australia

2011  Do Electric Sheep Follow the Digital Herd - Gasworks Art Park. Melbourne. Australia

2011  Shoot'n From the Hip of Insanity - Bower Gallery. Melbourne. Australia 

2010  The Tamborines - Camera & Tremor. The Victoria. UK

2010  In the Shape of Things to Come Pt 2 - Hogan Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2010  In the Shape of Things to Come - Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2009  When it was Yesterday - Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2006  Mis-Communication - Tempera Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2005  Untitled - Wall Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2004  Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2003  Hunny I Wish You’d Stop It - Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2002  The Road to Take - Yellow Dot Gallery. Edinburgh. Scotland

2000  Untitled Artist Open Space. Edinburgh. Scotland

1999  Lifeless Move to Post-Liberation of Self - Goya Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

1997  Lights Out in Space - View Gallery. New York. USA

1997  Cycle of Light - Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

1996  Untitled - 100 Gallery. Ferntree Gully. Australia

1996  Blue - Puffin Gallery. Melbourne.  Australia

1995  Untitled - Customs Wharf. Melbourne. Australia

1994  Untitled - Red Room. Melbourne. Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012  Curator - Melbourne's Burning - Paradise Hills Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2010  Upgrade/Down Grade - Open Concept Gallery. Michigan. USA

2010  Summer Leaves - Joshua Levi Gallery. Brisbane. Australia

2009  April Circle of Life - Wall’s Gallery. Amsterdam. Netherlands

2009  Belvedere Vodka Art Exhibition, McCulloch Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2009  Josh Lord & James Sedgwick - Workshop. Melbourne. Australia

2009  Art Auction - Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2008  April Thrill & Suspense - Wall’s Gallery. Amsterdam. Netherlands 

2008  Curator - Shadow Project - Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2007  Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2007  Wall Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2006  End of Year - Tusk Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2006  End of Year - Wall Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2006  Mid Year - McCulloch Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2006  Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2006  Famous Mid Year Show - Wall Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2004  Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2004  Melbourne Artist - Jackman Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

2001  Artist Run Space. Edinburgh. Scotland

2000  Untitled No.1 Artist Run Space - Melbourne. Australia

1999  End of Year - Goya Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

1999  Fad Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

1999  Mid Year - Goya Gallery. Melbourne. Australia

1997  Curator - De-ranged - Mt Dandenong Cultural Centre. Melbourne. Australia

ALBUM ART

2020  The Vendettas - Rats on the Wheel (Single)

2019  Frankie Teardrop Dead - Plane Eclipse

2019  Smallpox Confidential - Smallpox Confidential

2019  Ronny Da - Root Shoot or Electrocute

2016  Harry Howard and the NDE - Sleepless Girls

2016  Taipan Tiger Girls - 02

MUSIC VIDEOS

2015  Hugo Race and The True Spirit - False Idols

2013  The Ears - Pornstar

2010  Art works used by Vj’s in France, projections at dance parties.

2009  Art used to wall paper Melbourne venue Brown Alley for Pendulum gig.

COMMISSIONS

2019  Fad Gallery Bar - Melbourne

2014-15  Inspirations Paint/Dulux. -West Footscary Melbourne

2012  Brunswick Foodstore - Brunswick. Melbourne

2009  Little B - Little Bourke St. Melbourne

2007  Poached - Lygon’s. Brunswick,

1997  Master Vision - New York. USA

1997  International House - New York. USA

1996  Ronald MacDonald House - Hong Kong

MEDIA

Planetarts - Artshub - RRR Radio - SYN Radio - Invert - Herald Sun

Leader Newspapers - Dark Angel - Art and Text - Mooks - MV DECOUVERTES

PUBLIC

2010  Summer Sessions Demonstrations 

2007  Telstra 

1998  Carrum Downs Secondary Collage 

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