Prof Dr Pete Nevin BA, MARCA, FHEA
Pete (Pedro) studied Art and Design BA at Leeds Polytechnic gaining 1st Class Hons, he completed his Fine Art Masters at the Royal College of Art, London and his doctoral study Professional Practice Doctorate Fine Art (thesis and exhibition) at University of East London 2014. A career that has included International exhibitions and collections, including The Rotermann Salt Storage, Estonian National Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia in 2003.
A distinguished educator implementing new approaches to teaching in art and design. Working in the Uk and overseas, including USA, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia.
As Professor of Professional Practice Pedro worked on a start-up university project in Jakarta, Indonesia. Conceptualising the university, the learning environments, student experience, new curriculum, putting these concepts into practice. Developing a new Faculty of Art, Design and Media as Founding Dean designing curriculum and philosophy, innovating a portfolio of interdisciplinary programs that bring new and future anticipating courses.
He worked on many interdisciplinary projects investigating the spaces between areas such as the interactive environment, performance, photography, video, painting and printmaking.
He worked as art director designing interactive environments for The New Millennium Experience Company at the Millennium Dome at Greenwich in London in 1999/2000. My client was Land Design Studio who were invited to design The Playzone, which was a pavilion, dedicated to ‘future play’.
He has also collaborated with a number of high-profile clients most notably Ars Electronica, Linz Austria and Digital City, Teesside UK.