Dr Karen Roulstone
Lecturer in Fine Art
School of Art and Media (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)
Programme Leader MA Contemporary Art Practice.
Joint Co-ordinator ARC research group.
PhD (Fine Art practice based) University of Plymouth.
MA University of York.
BA University of Exeter (Distinction).
Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
Roles on external bodies
Editorial board: ujvmc.com/editorial_board
Staff serving as external examiners
2012 Doctoral External Examiner, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton.
The expanded field of painting/drawing/video
Research through art practice
Rethinking critical discourses on absence in the visual arts.
Light and notions of the spectral, haunting and the indeterminate.
Current research students:
Arlinda Henderson: Holographic Space and Open Sourced Temporality: An Exploration of the Means of Transitory Interference in Art Practice.
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Grants & contracts
2002 AHRC Major Award for PhD practice led research.
2000 International career development grant, Visual and Media Arts, Art and Cultural Industries,
Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Canada Council for the Arts, Canada.
1999 Canada Arts Council travel grant for solo exhibition in Minneapolis, US.
1999 Ontario Arts Council exhibition assistance grant for solo exhibition in Chicago, US.
1998 Ontario Arts Council grant, emerging artist.
- Arts Research Collective
- Centre for Media, Art & Design Research (MADr)
- Moving Image Arts (MIA)
Art work in Collections:
Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, US.
Tricia Schweitzer, Curator, University of Minnesota, US.
Tom Gottlieb, art collector, Toronto, Canada.
Private collections in Canada, US and UK.