Our expertise

Meet all our staff

All of our staff are practising artists, designers and writers, ensuring you will receive access to the latest thinking, activity and professional networks.

Stuart Whipps

Stuart is an award winning visual artist who exhibits and publishes his work internationally. He trained as a photographer but works across all mediums to create works that interrogate histories, class and alternative narrative structures.

Selected solo exhibitions include: Isle Of Slingers, Spike Island 2016, Bristol. Photo Colour Services, Ithuba Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa. Birth Springs, Death Falls, Flat Time House, London. 2013. Why Contribute to The Spread of Ugliness? , Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 2011. New Wooabbeleri, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-On-Sea, 2010. 

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Steve's research interests are concerned with challenging the notions and expectations people have in relation to their interactions with digital technology

Recent work has involved collaborations with artist Sean O’Keeffe as part of an interdisciplinary research programme at Vivid in Birmingham, which also toured the UK with the Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition.

Mona Casey

Mona Casey co-ordinates Slice, which circulates work through exhibitions, publications and online.

She is also co-director of The Event, a bi-annual presentation of artist-led galleries and projects in Birmingham.

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We maintain excellent links with major city centre corporations and are members of the Colmore Row Business District. The School works with Savills, Capsticks, Associated Architects and Deutschse Bank, which also sponsors an annual award of £10,000 to support career development.
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Our Centre for Fine Art Research is rated 5th in the UK, and is in the top 20 internationally

Our PhD students work closely on projects with organisations such as the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
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