John Harrad was awarded a B.A. (Brighton College of Art) and ATC (Sussex University).
He also holds a DipDesEd (Brunel University) and FRGS (Honorary) Formerly Head of Art and Design at Ashburton School, Croydon, Head of Craft and Design, Fairchilds School, New Addington and Head of Art and Photography at Treviglas Community College, Newquay, Cornwall. Tutor in Art and Photography, Croydon Adult Education Service, and also Cornwall Adult Education Service. John has had exhibitions of his work in London and Cornwall, and many works held in private collections.