Moyra Derby

Senior Lecturer Painting, UCA Canterbury

Academic, School of Fine Art and Photography

Moyra Derby is an artist working with painting and pictorial conventions, and is currently Senior Lecturer in Painting on the BA Fine Art course at UCA Canterbury.

Moyra Derby studied at University of Ulster at Belfast and Cheltenham School of Art before receiving an MA Painting from the Royal College of Art in 1996, where she received the Basil H Alkazzi Travel Scholarship to New York, La Cité Internationale des Arts Paris Studio Award and The British Institution Fund Painting Award. Moyra is currently undertaking a practice-based PhD at the University of Kent on the cognitive conditions of pictorial attention.

Moyra Derby

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Founding Trustee of Crate Studio & Project Space in Margate, supporting Crate's Curatorial Bursary (2009–2013) and Crate's Internship Programme in collaboration with UCA (2012–2014).
External Panel Member for the MA Painting Revalidation at the Royal College of Art (2009).

External examination:

External examiner on MA Painting, Wimbledon School of Art.

Awards, Grants and Commisions:

  • La Cité Internationale des Arts Paris Studio Award
  • The British Institution Fund Painting Award.

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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