Research Output per year
Joseph McBrinn MA, PhD was educated and has worked in Ireland, Scotland and France. He has taught at the art schools in Dublin and Belfast since 2000. He is an Irish art historian and he also writes about design, craft, film, fashion, textiles, photography, architecture and popular culture. He has served as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees of the Association of Art Historians (AAH) as well as on numerous examining committees, advisory panels and peer-review boards in universities, museums and other organisations. He has held individual research awards from Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences, An Chomhairle Éalaíon, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Irish Georgian Society, Esmé Mitchell Trust and a Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Small Research Award as well as contributing to collaborative awards from the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Leverhulme Trust. His most recent publications reconsider the intersecting histories of masculinity, disability and the queer in modern art and design. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of several peer-reviewed journals, including The Journal of Modern Craft and Textile: Cloth and Culture (both Taylor & Francis); he has written extensively for the Irish art press, including Circa and the Irish Arts Review; and he writes a regular column on fashion photography for Source: The Photographic Review. He is currently completing a biography of the Irish artist Evie Hone (1894-1955).
Future Leader Fellowships, Peer Review College member, AHRC2019 → 2022
External Examiner, BA (Hons) Creative Design, Institute of Technology Sligo2019 → 2022
Peer Review College member, AHRC2017 → 2020
External Examiner, BA (Hons) Design for Stage and Screen, Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, ROI2016 → 2019
External Examiner, BA (Hons) Design, University of Sunderland2016 → 2020
“Knitting is the saving of life, Adrian has taken it up too”: Needlework, Gender and the Bloomsbury Group”McBrinn, J., 9 Jan 2020, Stitching the Self: Identity and the Needle Arts . Amos, J. & Binkley, L. (eds.). London : Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 67-79, 187-193 20 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Research output: Contribution to journal › Literature review
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