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Senior Lecturer and Head of Contextual Practices, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Dr. Julia Lockheart is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Contextual Practices at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD and Associate Lecturer in Design at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is director of the Writing-PAD Network ( and co-founder and co-editor of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice (published by Intellect). Julia’s research and teaching focuses on collaborative writing for design teams, and the combinatorial use of imagery, writing and language as tools for exploring the articulation of practice in art and design. Since 2016, Julia has been one half of the art science collaboration DreamsID with Professor Mark Blagrove ( Their forthcoming book The Science and Art of Dreaming is due in 2021 (Routledge). She has taught, presented and published both nationally and internationally.


  • 2017–present
    Associate lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • 2016–present
    Senior lecturer, Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity St David
  • 2001–2016
    Senior lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London


  • 2016 
    PhD, University of London
  • 2000 
    MA TESOL, Institute of Education, University of London
  • 1997 
    MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 1988 
    BA Fine Art, St Martins College of Art, University of the Arts London

Professional Memberships

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, (SFHEA)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturing (FRSA)
  • Member of The National Association of Writers in Higher Education (NAWE)
  • Member of The Idries Shah Foundation ( formally the Institute for Cultural Research.