Adam Knight

Lecturer Fashion Promotion & Imaging, UCA Epsom

Academic, School of Fashion

Adam Knight joined UCA in 2008, specialising on the Visual Communication pathway in BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion and Imaging. He has also taught on the Fine Art pathway on the Foundation diploma since 2009.

Adam works as an international artist and has exhibited at various art-spaces, galleries and has been included in numerous film screenings and publications. He has shown in the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, Netherlands, Estonia, Switzerland, United States, Italy and Australia. He has lived and worked in New York, Los Angeles, Linz, Weimar, Edinburgh and Zurich.

Adam received his BA (Hons) in Fine Art at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, 2005 and an MA in Fine Art at the Royal College of Art, 2007. In 2009 he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in the Creative Arts at UCA. He is currently undertaking a project-based PhD at the RCA looking at writing, architecture and contingent practices.

He has been a visiting tutor at the following institutions: London College of Communication, Central Saint Martins, Leeds Beckett and Bauhaus University.

Further information:

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Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Current studio holder with ACME Studios in London

Awards, Grants and Commissions:

  • 2015 May Research award, University for the Creative Arts 
  • 2015 Dec Research award, University for the Creative Arts
  • 2015 May Research award, University for the Creative Arts
  • 2015 Mar Artists’ Stipend, City of Linz
  • 2015 Feb Research award, Royal College of Art
  • 2015 Jan Research award, University for the Creative Arts
  • 2014 Oct New Creative Market (European Regional Development)
  • 2014 Aug Professional Development Award (PhD-funding), UCA
  • 2014 Aug Creative Scotland
  • 2014 Mar Promising Researcher Award, University for the Creative Arts
  • 2012 Jun British Council travel grant
  • 2011 Oct Fellowship Stipend, City of Weimar.

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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