- Kent Institute of Art & Design
The Kent Institute of Art & Design (KIAD, often //) was an art school based across three campuses in the county of Kent, in the United Kingdom. It was formed by the amalgamation of three independent colleges: Canterbury College of Art, Maidstone College of Art and Rochester (Medway) College of Art. In turn KIAD merged with the Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College on August 1, 2005 to form the University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester. In 2008 this gained full university status and became the University for the Creative Arts.
Maidstone College of Art was founded in 1867, and Rochester College of Art in 1886. The origin of Canterbury College of Art lies in the private art school founded by the Victorian animal painter Thomas Sidney Cooper in 1882, and known then as the Canterbury Sidney Cooper School of Art. After Cooper's death 1902 his art school continued until 1935 when it was taken over by the City of Canterbury Education Committee. The Education Committee took on all the assets and liabilities of the art school and until 1972 it remained housed in the building that had been Cooper's home and studio in the centre of Canterbury. It then moved to a new site on the New Dover Road.
Canterbury College of Art was by this time operating under the aegis of the newly reorganised Kent County Council, along with the art schools at Maidstone and Rochester. Ravensbourne College of Art located in Chislehurst was also in an informal relationship to these three, by virtue of being technically in the county of Kent, but under the administrative control of Bromley Borough Council rather than Kent County Council. It was the three colleges under the direct control of Kent County Council that went on to form KIAD in 1987.
A notable feature of the Canterbury College of Art at this time was the number of former-Leeds College of Art tutors and students who started working there. This arose from Thomas Watt being made Head of Fine Art at Canterbury in 1968, Watt having previously been a teaching colleague of Harry Thubron at Leeds College of Art. Under Watt the radical Leeds teaching methods developed by Thubron were imported into Canterbury through the employment of other artists from Leeds, such as Stass Paraskos, Tom Pemberton and Dennis Creffield. Another key member of staff was Eric Hurren, who led the Foundation Course in Art and Design from 1963 to 1988.
The merger of institutions to create KIAD was not without controversy and was effectively imposed on Kent County Council by the central government's National Advisory Board for education. This was in spite of concerted opposition from the County Council, the colleges concerned, the local Member of Parliament, David Crouch, and a large number of figures in the art world at the time, who petitioned parliament. In the government's original proposal the intention was to merge the colleges and then close at least one of them. The creation of KIAD was, effectively, a compromise solution that saw duplicate courses at the different sites closed, but the individual colleges themselves remained open.
One of the ironies of the history of Canterbury College of Art is that the original home of the art school, in Cooper's house, again became a place for teaching art in 2004 when another educational institution in the city, Canterbury Christ Church University, used the building to house its fine art faculty.
- Wale Adeyemi, fashion designer
- Billy Childish, foundation 1977(who was banned from the Rochester site at Fort Pitt in the Medway Towns in 1981 for publishing 'obscene' poetry),
- David Shaw, painter, silk-screener, tutor
- Toni del Renzio, artist and writer
- Tracey Emin, 1999 Turner Prize nominee
- Bob Holness, broadcaster
- Lasse Gjertsen, videographer
- Tony Hart, TV personality
- Jackie Hatfield, artist and writer
- Zandra Rhodes, fashion designer
- Madeleine Press, fashion designer
- Karen Millen, fashion designer
- Wendy Dagworthy, fashion designer
- Roger Dean, artist
- Jayne Parker, artist
- Stass Paraskos, artist and founder of the Cyprus College of Art
- Will Robson, mosaic artist
- John Joseph Haldane, philosopher, broadcaster
- Mary Tourtel, creator and illustrator of Rupert Bear
- James Mayhew, writer and illustrator of children's books
- Andrew Kötting, film maker, writer, artist
- Mike Chavez-Dawson, artist, curator and publisher
- Stuckist artists: Charles Thomson, Bill Lewis, Philip Absolon, Charles Williams, Sanchia Lewis.
- Humphrey Ocean, artist
- Babette Cole, children's writer and illustrator
- Gordon Frickers, marine artist
- Tony Duggan-Smith, artist, film maker, luthier and co-leader of Canadian cult band, Pukka Orchestra
Past tutors include: Roland Piche, Alan Denman, Ian Dury, Stephen Farthing, David Hall and David Hockney. Artist Mike Chaplin was a technician in the early 1970s.Quentin Crisp was a model at the Maidstone College.
- ^ Education Committee Minutes, Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury, Kent, ref. CCA-CC-A/SC/139/2
- ^ Hansard Parliamentary Debates (HC Deb 24 October 1984 vol 65 cc583-4W).
- ^ Jac Esterhuizen, Obituary for Eric Hurren, The Guardian (London newspaper), Wednesday 30 November 2005
- ^ Hansard Parliamentart Debates, (HC Deb 26 October 1984 vol 65 cc911-78).
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