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    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom


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Penny Barron is an Associate Lecturer in Fine Art Printmaking. She studied Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Fine Art Printmaking at The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, (1991-1993) and has since taught at a number of Universities including The Slade, Anglia Ruskin University and Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton). She has exhibited widely in solo and group shows internationally and has won several awards and prizes, including The Boise scholarship (1994) and more recently an Arts Council of Northern Ireland SIAP award (2017). She has been recently elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (R.E.) in London. Parallel to her career as an Artist and Lecturer, Penny has worked on print research projects at The Centre For Fine Print Research,  The University of the West of England, Bristol. She has also carried out consultancy work for John Purcell Paper, London and worked as a Master Printer at The Curwen Studio, Cambridge. Penny returned to live in Northern Ireland eleven years ago. She has established her own print studio, and is also a member and facilitator at Seacourt Print Workshop in Bangor.


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Education/Academic qualification

Master, Diploma in Fine Art (Higher Diploma), The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

21 Sept 19911 Jul 1993

Award Date: 1 Jul 1993

Bachelor, B.A. (Hons.) in Fine Art , University of the West of England

24 Sept 198614 Jun 1989

Award Date: 14 Jun 1989

External positions

Fellow, The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

1 Jun 2008 → …

Member/Facilitator, Seacourt Print Workshop

30 Jan 2008 → …

Summer School Tutor, The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

1 Aug 2007 → …


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