Dean of the School of Art
Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design,
University of the Arts London
London, United Kingdom
Mark Dunhill is currently Dean of the School of Art at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London. He studied Fine Art at Bristol Polytechnic between 1971 – 74 and graduated from Royal College of Art in 1977 with an MA in Sculpture. Working in collaboration with Tamiko O’Brien since 1998, Dunhill and O’Brien produce works that explore the status of sculpture and dual authorship. They have exhibited in Europe and Asia, undertaking residencies and site related projects. Prior to taking up his current post Mark was Head of the School of Fine Art at the University of the West of England, Bristol. In 1994 he undertook a Fulbright exchange and spent a year teaching UG and PG Sculpture at Towsen State University in Baltimore. In the late 80’s and 90’s Mark was actively involved in projects and initiatives to promote collaboration between artists and architects and participated in numerous conferences, seminars and workshops nationally and internationally during this period. Between 2007 – 11 Mark chaired the National Association of Fine Art Education (NAFHE) and is currently a board member of Artquest, British Waterways Canal and River Trust, educational advisor to the Yarat Foundation and the Caspian Art Foundation. He is also on the editorial board of Afterall, the highly respected international publishing organisation.