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Student PhD Completions

 

Peter Moseley
Completed: PhD November 2016
Thesis title: Photographic portraiture and the meaning and crafting of style: the aesthetics and syntax of photomechanical processes for the production of continuous-tone fine-prints.
PDF: Peter Mosely Case Study
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Stephen Hoskins, Dr Shawn Sobers

Bess Frimodig
completed: PhD July 2014
Thesis title: An honourable practice: The artist's print as a strategy for social engagement.
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Sarah Bodman, Richard Anderton, Dr Sue Tate


Paul Laidler
Completed: PhD 2011
Thesis title: Collaborative digital and wide format printing: Methods and considerations for the artist and master printer
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Dr Paul Thirkell, Sarah Bodman, Roy Voss
Paul Laidler is now a researcher at the Centre for Fine Print Research. His research investigates the expanding field of production and interpretation of the digital printed artefact in a visual arts context.

Andrew Eason
Completed: PhD 2010
Thesis title: Metaphorising practice: artists' books as artistic strategies
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Sarah Bodman, Dr Iain Biggs,  Professor Stephen Hoskins

Carinna Parraman
Completed:PhD 2010
Thesis title: The Development of Alternative Colour System for Inkjet Printing
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Paul Gough, Dr Paul Thirkell, Dr Anne Hammond
Carinna Parraman is now deputy director at the Centre for Fine Print Research. Her research has developed through long term usage of digital imaging software and print hardware; experience of photomechanical methods for image making; an increasing understanding and knowledge of the field of digital inkjet printing for herself and for other artists; and more recently in collaboration with Hewlett Packard Laboratories - an ongoing dialogue to develop new creative approaches for inkjet printing.


Abdul Hakim Onitolo
Completed: PhD 2009
Thesis title: The interaction of content and visual physiognomy
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Paul Gough, Professor Stephen Hoskins, Raimi Gbadamosi
Abdul Hakim Onitolo was awarded the British Institute Award at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show in 2009, he is a practising artist and lecturer.


Eric Crouch

Completed:PhD 2005
Thesis title: Novel water-based carbon inks for application in screen-printed biosensors
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies John Hart, Professor Stephen Hoskins, Dave Cowell, Robin Pittson

Andrew Atkinson
Completed:PhD 2004
Thesis title: The Creation of Digital Photographic Fine Art Print through the Woodburytype Model¹,
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Stephen Hoskins, Dr Paul Thirkell, Dr Andrew Spicer
Andrew Atkinson is now Director of the MFA Studio at Montclair State University, his research is into the nature of photographic imaging and the opaque relationship between 3D software imaging (and its methods) and the photographic image; and the material photograph.

Angela Brown
Completed: Mphil 2004
project title: Inks for the Fine Art Printmaker: A system and methodology for the development testing and manufacture of printing inks for the Fine Art Market.
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Stephen Hoskins, Dr Carinna Parraman
Angela Brown is now employed by Cranfield Colours Ltd as Head of Specialist Inks, and director of Caligo Inks - developing new testing methods to ensure consistent quality is maintained in brightly coloured batches of inks. She has also devised ways to measure how tacky or viscous the inks are, and how they sit on or are absorbed by various types of paper.

Cecilia Mandrile

Completed: PhD 2004
Thesis title: The Translation of Fragments : A dialogue between photography and displacement in the practice of selected Latin American emigrant artists.
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Amanda Wood, Professor Stephen Hoskins, Dr Iain Biggs.
Cecilia Madrile is now Adjunct Professor, University of New Haven Program in Riyadh (Computer Graphics). She has exhibited widely in prestigious venues in the Americas, Europe and Middle East and is the recipient of several fellowships, grants and awards in England, Hungary, Spain, Cuba, USA and Argentina. Her work is held in private and public collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Casa de las Americas, Havana; Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California and the Gyor Museum of Art, Hungary.

Paul Thirkell
Completed: PhD 2000
Thesis title: The integration of digital imaging techniques with 19th Century continuous tone printing processes
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Stephen Hoskins, Richard Anderton

Kevin Petrie
Completed: PhD 1999
Thesis title: Water-based ceramic transfer printing ­ The development and creative use of a new on-glaze screenprinting system
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Stephen Hoskins, Richard Anderton
After completing his PhD at UWE Kevin went onto be a lecturer and researcher in print for ceramics and glass. Professor Kevin Petrie is now Programme Leader for the Master of Arts in Glass at the University of Sunderland. His book Glass and Print is published simultaneously by A&C Black and University of Pennsylvania Press.

Alison Logan
Completed: PhD 1999
Thesis title: The Development and Testing of Novel On-Glaze Water-Based Transfer Printing Processes for Decorating Ceramics
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Annabelle Hodgson, Professor Stephen Hoskins, Richard Anderton

Sarah Bodman
Completed: MPhil, 1995
Thesis title: A Study into the Creation of 20th Century, Limited Edition, Mixed-Media Artists' Books as Original Fine-Art Productions.
Supervisory Team: Director of Studies Professor Paul Van de Lem, Richard Anderton.
Sarah Bodman is now a senior research fellow for Artists' Books at the Centre for Fine Print Research, where she runs projects investigating and promoting contemporary book arts. She is the editor of the Artist's Book Yearbook, a biennial reference publication on contemporary book arts, The Blue Notebook journal for artists¹ books, and writes a regular news column on artists¹ books for the ARLIS UK and Ireland News-Sheet, and an artists¹ books column for the journal Printmaking Today.