Duncan Bullen is an artist and academic with a primary interest in drawing. He studied at Great Yarmouth College of Art & Design and then Fine Art at Leeds Polytechnic in the mid 1980s, before completing his MA in Printmaking at the Royal College of Art in 1991. He was recipient of a Rome Scholarship, spending 1991-‘92 at the British School at Rome. After this he undertook a series of residencies at the Eremo di Santa Caterina, a former hermitage on the Italian Island of Elba. He has had several solo exhibitions and has participated in many internationally recognised shows in the United Kingdom, United States, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. He recently co-authored an article with Jane Fox and Philippa Lyon - ‘Practice-infused drawing research: 'being present' and 'making present, published by Intellect in their journal Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice Vol 2, Number 1 2017. Drawing Colour: Between the Line and the Field, a book chapter in Mobility of the Line. Art, Architecture and Design edited by Dr.Ivana Wingham, was published by Birkhäuser publications Basel in 2013.
Recent projects include the co-curation of Methodology of the Edition, an International printmaking project consisting of a box set of 75 editioned original prints by 75 staff and students from three universities and three countries; University of Brighton, Nagoya University of Art and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang, Thailand, He also curated Drawing Dialogues an exchange exhibition between 12 artists from Brighton and Nagoya, Japan. He is currently leading on an exhibition ‘Drawing Together’ to be held at the University of Brighton galleries in March 2018. Based within the School of Art, Duncan is Deputy Head of School: Research & Enterprise at the University of Brighton. He is a member of the Drawing Research Interest Group. He is represented by Drawing Works.
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