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Professor David Ferry


Specialist Subject Areas

Printmaking & Book Arts


BA (Hons) First Class/Commendation in Printmaking. CNNA/Camberwell School of Art and Crafts , London.
MFA Fine Art Printmaking. Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.
Post Graduate Certificate in Printmaking. Camberwell School of Art and Crafts London.


Blackpool, UK 1957

Educated at the:
Blackpool College of Technology and Arts
Camberwell School of Art and Crafts
University College London, Slade School of Fine Art.

Teaching career:
p/t Lecturer, Camberwell School of Art &Crafts.
p/t Lecturer, East Ham College of Technology, London.
p/t Lecturer, Reigate School of Art.
Lecturer Canterbury College of Art.
Senior Lecturer, Kent Institute of Art.
Principal Lecturer, Winchester School of Art.
Head of Division of Fine Art, Winchester School of Art, Winchester & Barcelona ,Spain.
Associate Professor of Fine Art &Media, Long Island University, New York, USA.
Head and Professor of Printmaking, Cardiff School of Art and Design, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.
Currently visiting lecturer at the Crawford School of Art, Cork, Ireland.
Advisory panel member The Open University, Fine Art.

Current research

The Burlesque and Satire in British Graphic Arts.
The influence of the cult film The Wicker Man , Dir Robin Hardy 1973.

Principal Publications and/or Exhibitions

Click here to view Professor Ferry’s papers and publications on Cardiff Metropolitan University’s DSpace repository.

One Person Exhibition. ‘Belligerent Rock Intrusions’ Artists Books &Prints. Woodfich/Simon Finch Rare Books, Mayfair, London. 2010.


London Print Studio, Bursary Award
University of West Of England, Printmaking Award.
Highly Commended Award Second International Book Arts Competition, Seoul, Korea.
Bronze Medal, First International Book Arts Competition, Seoul, Korea.
The Pollock/Krasner Award, USA.
Derwent Drawing Award.

Enterprise Projects and/or Industrial links

USA/Korea staff and student mobility/enterprise projects
Thumb Print Editions, London
Curwen Studio and Print Study Centre, Cambridge
The Sydney Nolan Trust
St Beads Library ,London

Modules Taught

Supervision of Doctoral Research (titles or broad areas of investigation):
Urban Printmaking: The Relief Print
The Contemporary Artists Book
Book Arts, A Korean/ Western Perspective.
Alice in Wonderland/ contemporary perspective

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Wednesday 11th June 2014

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