Head of the School of Art, University of Edinburgh

Dean Hughes (b.1974 Manchester, UK) studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London between 1993-96. He was included in the British Art Show 5 in 2000 and his work was featured in Phaidon’s 2005 book Vitamin D New Perspectives in Drawing. Recent group exhibitions include Big Minis at CAPC Bordeaux; Lonely at the Top, MUHKA Antwerp, and Newspeak: British Art now, Saatchi Gallery. Recent Solo exhibitions include Maria Stenfors (2014) and Cairn, Pittenweem (2014) In 2014 he published the article ‘Dwelling as an approach to creative pedagogy’ and in 2015 contributed the essay ‘Teaching Allegorically’ to the book Roger Ackling: Between the lines. He is currently Head of the School of Art at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh.

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