Dr. David R J Stent
Visual Arts Programme Leader, Dr. David R J Stent is an artist, writer, curator and musician. His diverse practice draws on various media including drawing, photography, digital and print publishing, film and video, sonic and sculptural installation. His most recent work has been concerned with the role of writing in art practice, particularly in association with artists’ publications, relations between image and text, and the use of theory and philosophy in contemporary art. He holds a PhD from The University of Reading.

Philip Sanderson
Philip Sanderson studied both at Middlesex University and the Royal College of Art before joining the Professional Tapestry Studio at West Dean College in 1993, and his current role is as a Master Weaver Designer. Philip has designed tapestries for numerous clients, notably for the New Parliamentary Buildings in Westminster.

Regular Visiting Lecturers include:
Sarah Hughes, Poppy Jones, Rebecca Partridge, George Charman

Previous speakers have included: Caroline Achaintre, Edward Allington, Basil Beattie, Linda Brothwell, Michael Brennand-Wood, Umberto Bellardi Ricci, Kevin Callaghan, George Charman, Teresita Dennis, Nicolas Feldmeyer, Blue Firth, Sarah Hughes, Caroline de Lannoy, Outpost Gallery (Norwich), Rebecca Partridge, James Rigler, Rebecca Salter, Ismini Samanidou, Melanie Smith, Bouke de Vries, Peter Webster.

Director of Education: Francine Norris


Nick Benham (Head of Workshops) Adrian Johnson, Neil Finch, Gary Butcher, Denis Knight, Steven Johnson