Contemporary Fine Art Practitioner
In October 2015 Neil began Post-garaduate study with the Cambridge School of Art at Anglia Ruskin University, the programme is MA Fine Art
The outcome of this saw linguistic theory as an addition to the methodology and the creative process. New work has explored co-authored narrative image making together with translation theory as a factor in negotiating intention and meaning.
Undergraduate study was Fine Art Theory and Practice at Exeter School of Art, studio practice was in Painting Printmaking and Ceramics to degree level followed by postgraduate Educational and Management qualifications. This led to 19 years in Further and Higher Education, managing the physical and human resources as well as curriculum development at Burnley College's Department of Art Media and Performance and Blackpool and The Fylde College's School of Creative Arts and Digital Industry's Visual Arts Department
During this time triple commendations from QAA for HE provision and OFSTED graded 1, Outstanding in all areas at B&FC
Contemporary British Painter
Fine Art Studio Practice
Thematic Exhibitions, Commissions Event or collaborative projects.
Pencil skectch of John McCardle an inspiration and generous spirirt 1986
Oil on Canvas Study of Naydene 1989
IIllustration study in Gouache 2014