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artist , art educator

Kenneth Gordon Hay, British artist, art educator. Appointed Fellow, Royal Society Encouragement Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, 2002. Fellow Royal Society Encouragement Arts Manufacturers and Commerce; member NEAB (committee, university representative), AUT, European League Institutes Art (department representative).

Background

Hay, Kenneth Gordon was born on June 15, 1955 in Inverness, Scotland. Son of Ian Gordon McHattie and Ishbel Jean (Mackenzie) Hay.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Leeds University, 1977. Diploma belle anti, Florence Academy, 1980. Master of Arts in Visual Arts, University Wales, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy of Aesthetics, University Wales, 1990.

Career

Assistant editor Dictionary of Art, London, 1987-1988. Lecturer West Surrey College Art and Design, Farnham, United Kingdom, 1988-1989. Lecturer, studio coordinator Department Fine Arts, Leeds University, England, 1989-1995, lecturer, department head, since 1995, head sub-faculty arts, 1999-2000, head School fine arts, history art and cultural studies, 2001—2002, head department contemporary art practice, since 2003.

Visiting lecturer Newport Gwent College, Caerleon, Gwent, United Kingdom, 1983-1989, University Wales, Aberystwytn, Wales, 1982-1986, North East London Polytech., 1987-1989. Researcher Crafts Council Department Education and Science, London, 1986-1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at Venice Biennale, Transculture Pavilion, 1995, Vancouver, London, Houston, Scotland, Berlin, Leeds, Reykjavik, Melbourne exhibits, 1995-2000, Brno, Czech Republic, 2002, Venice Biennale, 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Encouragement Arts Manufacturers and Commerce. Member NEAB (committee, university representative), AUT, European League Institutes Art (department representative).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, music, cooking, reading, cycling.

Connections

father:
Ian Gordon McHattie Hay

mother:
Ishbel Jean (Mackenzie) Hay