Lindsay Farrell has a PhD from Griffith University and a Master's degree from Regent College Vancouver. His teaching and academic work over 35 years in schools (St Peters Lutheran College and Anglican Church Grammar School) and universities (Australian Catholic University) involves practice, teaching and research in visual art. It engages the social, ethical and religious dimensions of life and includes collaborative projects with many community partners. In 2012 he was a Smithsonian Scholar in Washington DC. He has an Australian Teaching and Learning Citation. He often conducts workshops, presentations and lectures in Christian Spirituality and art.