1st March 2006




World-renowned artist and lecturer at the University of Lincoln Professor Michael Healey will be discussing his work and influences during his inaugural lecture next week (Tuesday 7th March).


Professor Healey holds the Chair in Art and Design at the University of Lincoln and has taught in the areas of graphic design, illustration, drawing, painting and photography.


After graduating from the Glasgow School of Art Professor Healey went on to win a postgraduate Leverhume scholarship to the United States. He spent time with Milton Glaser at Push Pin Studios in New York and Norman Rockwell in Stockbridge, New England.


Professor Healey has worked as a designer at J P Coats in Glasgow and Rio de Janeiro. He was Head of Graphic Design, Illustration and Photography at Glasgow School of Art and then Head of the Design School.


Professor Healey has exhibited his work in London galleries on an annual basis. His works are in the collections of the European Parliament, Glasgow School of Art and many private collections world-wide.


His talk will offer a snapshot of influences and experiences from the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, through to the illustrator and designer, Milton Glaser.


The lecture will be held in room AR0107 in the Lincoln School of Architecture building on university’s Brayford Pool campus at 6pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend and admission is free.


If you would like to book a place please call Miss Alex Gray on 01522 837003.


For more information contact:

Kate Strawson Press Officer (01522) 886244.

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