Academic Curriculum Vitae

Name: Steven McDade

Last Academic Post:
Principal Lecture Head of Department of Fine Art University of Chichester
(retired 2017 to become 0.4 senior lecturer Fine Art fully retired September 2019)
Head of Academic Department.
MA & BA Fine Art Programmes. Programme co-ordination. Department Strategic Planning
Curriculum design and delivery. Art history, theory and Studio module teaching: Budgets:
Staffing : Research coordination: Marketing and Recruitment: Staff development:
Faculty HoAD forum: Collaborative programme liaison: PRDP: Health and Safety liaison.

Previous employment:
Principal Lecturer,
Subject Leader of Fine Art
University of Chichester 2004 – 2009

(Principal Lecturer)
Acting Programme Group Leader for
BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons)
Fine Arts Valuation
Faculty of Media, Arts and Society
Southampton Institute (Solent University) 2002-2004

Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Fine Art
Southampton Institute 1991- 2002
Course Leader BA (Hons.) Fine Art
Southampton Institute 1993- 1997

Level One Tutor BA (Hons) Fine Art
Southampton Institute 1991- 1993

Course Leader BTEC GAD
Southampton Institute 1991- 1992

Lecturer Grade ii,
Leader Art &Design Foundation
Nelson and Colne College 1979- 1982
Lecturer Art & Design Foundation 1974- 1979

Part Time:
Lecturer in Fine Art/ Critical Studies
Gwent College H.E. Newport Wales 1989- 1991

Lecturer Fine Art
BA (Hons) Art Education
SGIHE Cyncoed, Cardiff (UWIC) 1989- 1991

Lecturer Visual Studies
BTEC Higher (Graphics)SGIHE Cardiff 1987- 1989

Lecturer History of Art,
Integration theory/practice
Hereford College of Art 1988- 1989

Lecturer History of Art/Design
South Devon College 1985-1987

Lecturer Fine Art & Drawing
Falmouth School of Art 1983- 1985

Lecturer History of Art & A Level Art
Exeter College 1982- 1987

Lecturer History.
Art & Design Research Dept.
Exeter College of Art 1983- 1985

Institutions Attended and Qualifications:

MA FINE ART (UWIC Institute Cardiff) (MA Prize)
Dip AD 2:i (Hons) FINE ART (Maidstone College of Art)
PGCE (Leeds University)

UWIC Institute Cardiff 1987- 1989
Huddersfield Polytechnic 1977- 1978
Maidstone College of Art 1970- 1973
Liverpool College of Art 1968- 1969
Burnley School of Art 1966- 1968
Nelson Grammar School 1960- 1966

Professional activities, roles and memberships:

National Association for Fine Art education NAFAE(member) 1993-2019
Fine Art Research Centre
Scrutiny Panel 1996- 2000
Millais Gallery Board 1996- 2004
SAAC Studios Cardiff 1987-1990
Spacex Studios Exeter 1982-1987

External examining, validation or approval roles:

QAA Audit University of Chichester 2006
QAA review Southampton Institute 2000
(Southampton Solent University)

Approval/validation panels
Open University validation panel member for:
Christies EDU MA History of Art suite of programme (5) 2016
BA (Hons) Painting, Drawing and Printmaking
Plymouth College of Art (OU) 2013
Oxford Brookes University
Re-validation BA (Hons) Fine Art and 2007
Re-validation MA Fine Art 2007
University of Chichester
Periodic Review Fd Graphic Design IWC 2013
Periodic Review Fine Art programmes 2010
Re-approval MA Fine Art 2007
Re-validation BA (Hons) Fine Art 2007
Re- validation:
BA(Hons) Fine Art Southampton Institute (Solent University) 2001
BA(Hons) Fine Art, Graphic Design,
Product Design, Fashion
(Southampton Institute (Solent University) 1995

Examiner Roles

• Leeds College of Art Fine Art 2010-2015
(Open University)
• BA(Hons)Drawing for Fine Art Practice
Swindon College
(Oxford Brookes University) 2009-2013
• BA(Hons)Drawing for Fine Art Practice
(University of Bath) 2008-2011
• Examiner for Access OCNSW
Bournemouth and Poole College 1998-2000

Conferences Attended:

Teaching Painting Manchester Met Uni. conference 2015
Performing Place UoC Dance Department conference (paper) 2015
Painting as Research (PhD) study conference UAL 2013
External examiner briefing day Oxford Brookes University 2012
Introductory Workshop for External Examiners of OU awards 2011
Research Conference University of Chichester (paper) 2011
Annual NAFAE conferences 1992- 2018
EUCLID Conference on European Funding and Exchanges
Liverpool 2006
Computational Intelligent and Sonic Visual Harmony
Southampton Solent University 2006
Visual Narrative Matrix Conference Fine Art Research Centre
Southampton Institute 1999
CNAA Conference Diss, Norfolk 1998
GLAD Nottingham Trent Univ. 1997
Wimbledon School of Art at the Tate Gallery – various 1993- 1996
‘Fine Art & The Academy’
The John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 1994
The Otherside of Photography, Gerrit Reitveld Acd.
Amsterdam 1990

Interpretation of dreams. The creation of a hotel-with art!
Catalogue of artists work at the Dolphin Hotel Southampton 2005

Modern British Painting: Hansard Gallery,
Exhibition review. a-n Magazine 2004

‘Lost Horizons’ Rosy Maguire, Catalogue essay ISBN 1998

‘Moore and Blatch Prize’ Catalogue
Southampton City Gallery 1997

‘Critical Review’ Cardiff Arts Review 1989

Research and scholarly output:
See artist CV

Consultancy and Public engagement:
Panel member symposium ‘Liminality’ UoC 2013
Consultant to Eastleigh College re: Fd Fine Art 2012-2013
Chair of Symposium panel ‘Margins of the Lane’ UoC 2013
Panel member symposium ‘Entrance to the Lane’ UoC 2012
Panel member: National Open Art public forum 2010
Chair of panel ‘Outsider Art’ symposium The Otter gallery 2009
Judge of ‘Stride Open Exhibition’ Oxmarket Gallery 2005
Director ‘The Art Group’ (TAG) Southampton 1998-2007
Interviewed Radio Solent on Turner Prize 1998

Funding awarded from external sources:
Fine Art Research Centre Funding for; ‘Scar/Fault’ Research 1997

Fine Art Research Centre Funding for ‘Scar/Fault’ 1994

Welsh Arts Council, Travel Award for Research in Sicily 1990

Professional Development:
‘Coaching for Effective Professional Dialogue’ 2010-2011
Management Responsibilities 2011
Introduction to Moodle 2010
Learning and Teaching Conference UoC 2010
Project Management 2&3 UoC (SEMAL) 2009
Institute of Leadership and Management (Level 7) 2009
Institute of Leadership and Management (Level 3) 2007
Procurement Workshop UoC 2006

Role in delivering Staff Development
Role-play in pause-button sessions for
‘Coaching for Effective Professional Dialogue ‘coaching’ 2010-2011
Budget control for departmental staff dev

University Committees/Responsibilities:

University of Chichester
Heads of Academic Department Forum 2010-2017
Academic Standards Committee 2014-2016
Faculty Management team 2008- 2010
Faculty Quality Committee 2008- 2010
School of Visual and Performing Arts Management Team 2004-2008
University of Chichester
Academic Board 2004 – 2007
Research Committee 2006 – 2010
The Otter Gallery Committee 2004 – 2016
(Southampton Institute) Southampton Solent University
Academic Board 1997- 2000
Faculty Media Arts, and Society
Faculty Board 2000 -2001
Design Faculty Board 1995 -2000