Staff profile

Sam  Humphreys

Sam Humphreys


Role

Course Scheme Manager & Senior Lecturer
BA (Hons) Art and the Environment
BA (Hons) Art and the Environment (Top-Up)

School: Sustainable Environments & Design


Biography

Samantha has been a member of staff at Writtle University College for four years and is currently Course Scheme Manager for the BA (Hons) Art and the Environment and BA (Hons) Art and the Environment (Top-Up)

Teaching and academic / pedagogic portfolio

2018/19 - Studio Practice Final Project, Creative Practice 2A, Employability Skills 2, Personal Skills Development 2 (BA)

2017/18 - Studio Practice Final Project, Creative Practice 1A, Creative Practice 1B, Employability Skills 1, Personal Skills 1(BA)

2016/17 - Studio Practice 1A, Studio Practice 2A, Studio Practice Final Project, Skills & Techniques Development 2 (BA)

2015/16 - Skills & Techniques Development 1, Skills & Techniques Development 3 (BA)


Qualifications

BA (Hons) Contemporary Art and Design
MA by Dissertation in Art and Design
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice (PG CHEP)

Memberships


Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Sector / industry activities


2018
  • The Essex Open, Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend, Essex. 29 November 2018-16 February 2019
  • 50 under 50, Unit 6 Studio and Gallery, Richmond, Yorkshire 1-30 November
  • A Letter in Mind, The National Brain Appeal, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, 26-30 September
  • Remind Me to Remember, Open Hand Open Space, Brock Keep, Reading, 12-16 July
2017
  • From Selfie to Self Expression, Saatchi Gallery, 31 March-30 May
2016
  • Essence of Essex Exhibition, Firstsite Colchester 2 July-2 October
  • Short film included in Gillian Wearing, A Room With Your Views, University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton, 29 May
2015
  • ON PHOTO copy -Displacement – 44AD Art Space, Bath, October
  • Participation in The Coffee Art Project, The Old Truman’s, 24-26 April
  • Firstsite Open Exhibition, Colchester, 3 October-22 November
  • Participation in the Exhibition - A Letter in Mind, The National Brain Appeal, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, 8-18 October
  • An exhibition by a collection of well known artists and illustrators in the field of graphic design, fashion and craft.
2014
  • Three of the series “what if” exhibited in association with Zonta International for the Against Violence Against Women campaign, Sydney, Australia, November
  • Exhibited at DigIT Festival, KEGS, Chelmsford, Essex, November
  • Participation in the Exhibition-A Letter in Mind, The National Brain Appeal, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, 2-5 October
  • An exhibition by a collection of well known artists and illustrators in the field of graphic design, fashion and craft
  • “What If?” shown at the Speaking Out Exhibition, University of Leicester, 13 January – 28 March
  • Section of “What If?” included in the Speaking Out catalogue available to buy from Embrace Arts http://speaking-out.co.uk/
  • Guest speaker at the “Speaking Out” symposium, Embrace Arts, University of Leicester, 31 January 2014
2013
  • Exhibited at DigIT Festival, KEGS, Chelmsford, November
  • Guest speaker/demonstrator at Tiptree Women’s Institute, June
  • Finalist in The Art of Doing Nothing, Mark Owen/Talenthouse submission, May
  • Inclusion in the MoMA PopRally: Abstract Currents – Museum of Modern Arts, New York City, USA, April
  • Participation in Artist Self Portraits in the Smartphone Era http://www.artistswithiphones.com/
  • Participation in Imagining Ourselves self portrait online exhibition http://www.somedancersandmusicians.com/io/io.cgi
2012
  • Sound art piece [ Happily Ever After] was broadcast as part of ‘2 Emma Toc -Writtle Calling,’ a project led by artists Melissa Appleton and Matthew Butcher and facilitated CADE, which was listed in Artforum’s “Best of 2013” in their December 2013 issue, Sept 2012
2011
  • Bookplate Design for Crosby & Ormskirk Beekeeping Association