Mr Duncan Cameron

Mr Duncan Cameron

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)



Doctoral Teaching Assistant BA Fine Art


Current - 2022 PhD Fine Art 

2019 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy York, England UK

2003 City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in FE Lecturing

2001 MA Fine Art University of Wales Institute Cardiff 

1993 BA Fine Art University of the West of England

1990 Art Foundation Norfolk Institute of Art and Design



Research interests

Duncan studied Fine Art BA (Hons) with the University of the West of England in Bristol from 1990-93 before progressing into a career as an exhibiting fine artist, community artist and lecturer. Completing an MA in Fine Art with University of Wales Institute, Cardiff 1999-2001, he has now been working as a full-time art lecturer for 20 years and is the programme leader for the post-A-Level Art Foundation at Strode College in Somerset, UK. Alongside this, and an ongoing career as an exhibiting artist, Duncan has spent the last 3 years working towards a practice-led Fine Art PhD with the University of Plymouth working as a Doctoral Teaching Assistant on the BA Fine Art Programme (* Completion 2022). Duncan works from a studio in Somerset as an illustrator and theatre prop & puppet maker alongside his fine art practice, for which he was shortlisted for the 2019 John Ruskin Prize ‘Agent of Change’. 

Duncan was also Silver Award winner, FE Lecturer of the year, in 2019 The Pearson National Teaching Awards.

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Selected Shows:

• 2019 - Finalist ‘The John Ruskin Prize’ Holden Gallery Manchester. MMU. July - September 2019

• 2019 - RWA Sculpture Open 2019 - Bristol - ‘Chronology’ Sculpture. June - August 2019

• 2018 - ‘The Seaweeds of Devil’s Point’ - Plymouth Art Weekender. PAW 2018. 28-30th September 2018

• 2017 - ‘Chronology’ tower work and speaker. January 2017. ‘The Spark Salon’, The New Muses: Artists’ Visions of a Sustainable Future, London.

• 2015 - Step in Stone 2015 - Site specific quarry work. ‘ Fairy Cave Cabinet’ and other works, Frome Museum.

• 2012 - Solo Show ‘Reliquary’ - 15th Oct - 3rd Nov 2012, Bo-Lee Gallery, Bath