Research/Lectures/Publications

Nov 1992                  M.A. Thesis: From Modernism to Postmodernism

April 1993                 Manchester Metropolitan University

                                                Lecture, based on M.A. Thesis, to M.A. students

Oct 1993                   NSEAD National Conference, Weston-super Mare

                                                Paper: Towards a Post Modern Art Education?:

Feb 1994                  Bretton Hall College, Leeds University

Lecture & workshop for PGCE staff and students: Post Modern Art Education

Nov 1994                  NSEAD National Conference, Cardiff

                                                 Joint Paper: A New Paradigm for Art Education?

Nov 1998                  ISADA Conference

Lecture: School Art or Real Art? Examining the relationship between the demands of Art & Design A Level syllabi and contemporary Art practice.

Oct 2002            Teaching Art in a Postmodern World -  Book - Chapter 5 devoted to my teaching methods & ideas - Editor: Prof. Lee Emery, Melbourne University

July 2007                  Design and Technology Association Conference,             University of Wolverhampton

(Invited speaker) Paper: 'Art AND Design AND Technology' -  Studying 3D Design as part of 'Art & Design' rather than as 'Technology' in schools.


Positions Held:


1988 - 95                 Secretary NSEAD North West of England

1989 - 98                 NSEAD National Council

1990 - 93                 Liverpool John Moores University: External Examiner for Post-Graduate Certificate in Art & Design Education

1991 - 94                 Journal of Art & Design Education: Editorial Board member

2008 -                      Royal Academy of Arts Outreach Advisory Panel