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Manuel Angel Aja-Herrera, Spanish art educator. Certified Foundation in Art and Design Central St. Martins, 1975.


Aja-Herrera, Manuel Angel was born on May 2, 1955 in Santiago de Compostella, Galicia, Spain. Son of Antonio Aja and Bibiana Herrera.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting with honors, University Central England, Birmingham, 1978. Master of Fine Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University, England, 1979. Master of Arts in Design Studies, London Institute, 1998.


Director Herrera Ltd. Design, 1982—1995; professor Southbank University, South Thames College, 1993—1997. Professor foundation studies Savannah College Art and Design, since 1997.

Lecturer University Derbyshire, 1980—1981, University Essex, Southend College of Technology, 1981—1986, Ealing University (formerly Ealing Polytechnic), 1982—1984, University Hertfordshire, 1983—1992, Kent Institute, England, 1988—1997, American University, London, 1989—1993, West Hertis College, 1991—1993, London Institute College Fashion, 1996—1997. Freelance consultant in field.


  • Certified Foundation in Art and Design Central St. Martins, 1975.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Dudley Museum, England, 1976, Air Gallery, London, 1989, 1990, Royal Academy, 1991, 1992, Imperial College Gallery, 1993, Birmingham Museum, 1994, Bergen Hall Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, 1998, 1999, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, 2000, one-man shows include Midlands Art Center, Birmingham, 1976, Dudley Museum, 1977, Spanish Institute London, 1978, Oval Arts Center, London, 1979, Spanish Institute, 1980, 1981, 1982, Wooldands Art Gallery, 1987, Represented in permanent collections Air Gallery, one-man shows include Mercury Gallery, 1995, 2002, Galleria Taurr, Barcelona, Spain, 1996, Hamilton Gallery, London, 1997, Stowells Art Gallery, 1998.


Married Marie C. Swiejkowski, October 24, 1981.

Antonio Aja

Bibiana Herrera

Marie C. Swiejkowski