Lucy Parkinson

After completing a major in painting at the VCA, Lucy worked as a freelance artist and muralist in Spain and Argentina for 7 years. Whilst pursuing her private practice from her studio in Barcelona she collaborated in artist collectives such as Nau Ion and VesArteSiempre.

Upon her return to Melbourne four years ago, she founded Magic Lantern Studio with her partner Gonzalo Varela, where they indulge their mutual interest in archaic technologies, the pre cinema world, toy theatres and puppets. Lucy is in the process of completing her Masters of Education at the University of Melbourne. She has taught Art at schools in Australia and England and given private tuition to small groups in Spain, Italy and Australia.