Lois Wallace

Lois Wallace - Staff

Senior Lecturer

School of Visual Communication
Email:
Lois.wallace@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
0121 331 5970

Lois Wallace gained a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art before completing a Higher Diploma at the Slade School of Art. Following her Post Graduate at the Slade she was awarded the Cheltenham Painting Fellowship. She subsequently taught at Falmouth and Exeter Schools of Art before taking up her post at Birmingham. She has an extensive record of exhibiting both nationally and Internationally.

Lois is involved in trans disciplinary practice working across courses in Fine Art and Visual Communication and contributes to the Visual Communication Drawing Lab. From this she has organised exhibitions centred on drawing practice within the University. Lois teaches across all years on the Fine Art course and is First year tutor on the Illustration Course. Currently she is engaged with developing new projects between departments to create interdisciplinary live events and publications.

Lois is interested in the expanded field of painting and uses a wide range of techniques within her own practice. Her research explores the relationship between painting and photography to create new ways of depicting place with reference to the contemporary sublime. Narratives and related theories of representation and depiction are central concerns testing the viability of figurative painting within contemporary art practice.

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