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In conversation: Sir Michael Craig-Martin RA

Part of The New RA for teachers event


Friday 29 June 2018
6 — 7pm

This event has now ended

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Michael Craig-Martin RA in his studio, 2014 (detail)

© Caroline True

As part of The New RA for teachers event, join us for a lively in conversation with Sir Michael Craig-Martin RA and Curator and Head of the RA Schools Eliza Bonham Carter.

Sir Michael Craig-Martin RA studied Fine Art at the Yale University School of Art and Architecture and, on completion of his studies in 1966 he moved to London, where he lives today. Craig-Martin had his first one-man exhibition at the Rowan Gallery in London in 1969. Since then, he has shown regularly both in the UK and abroad. He is also widely recognised as an influential teacher and is best known for the period he spent teaching at Goldsmiths, London. His former students include many of those artists who made a significant impact on the art scene in the 1990s, including Damien Hirst, Gary Hume and Sarah Lucas.

Eliza Bonham Carter became Curator and Head of the RA Schools in 2006. Previously, she was Head of the Department of Fine Art at The University of Reading, taught at Loughborough School of Art and at De Montfort University and has been visiting artist at numerous university art departments across the UK. Eliza has a BA Fine Art from Ravensbourne College of Art & Design and an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art. She has exhibited widely and has work in both private and public collections.

This is part of The New RA for teachers event for teachers currently working in the primary, secondary, Further Education, Higher Education and SEND sectors. Only those booked onto The New RA for Teachers event will be able to attend.

Entry will only be permitted to those with a valid teacher ID on the night.

If you have any queries please email studentgroups@royalacademy.org.uk or call 020 7300 5995.

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Friday 29 June 2018

6 — 7pm

Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

Free, booking required. Teachers with valid ID only.