Professor James Gardner, Chair of the Art and Design Department at John Cabot University, teaches Drawing and 3D Design courses. He has lectured and taught at many of the world's most prestigious Art and Design colleges.
Professor Gardner established Frutta Gallery, a leading art gallery based in Rome, which has an international reputation for discovering and supporting emerging artists. The gallery represents a group of interdisciplinary artists, from various countries, who work across a variety of media such as painting, sculpture, and performance. He was named one of London’s Apollo magazine's "40 under 40 in the Art World" and his exhibitions have been reviewed in some of the Art industry’s most important publications, including: Artforum, Frieze and Art Review. His gallery regularly presents at international art fairs such as Frieze London and Liste in Basel.