Lecturer - Contemporary Art History
Telephone : 0161 247 1941
Email : email@example.com
Office : Grosvenor Building / Room G13
Christopher Ackroyd is a Lecturer in History of Art and Design. His research interests are the influences of Classical and Renaissance cultures on the arts, especially art, architecture and design in the C19th, C19th European Cultural Practice, C19th English and French Painting. He is currently undertaking research on English Critical Attitudes to the Developments in French Art, material is to form part of a database on the Patronage of Art in the Manchester Region.
Ackroyd's publications include Toulouse Lautrec (Quarto, 1989), various reviews for City Life Magazine (1986-1988) and 15 items in the Encyclopedia of Artists (OUP, 2000).
National Diploma in Textile Technology, 1968
Bradford Joint Diploma in Woven Textile Design, 1971
B.A. Hons History of Art and Architecture (1st Class), Manchester University, 1982
MPhil: Submitted September 1991 on 'Writings on Michelangelo
in England in the Nineteenth Century'
Part time Lecturer, History of Art and Design, Manchester Polytechnic, 1984 1991
Part time Full time Lecturer, History of Art and Design,
Manchester Polytechnic, September 1990 December 1990
Part time Lecturer, North Staffordshire Polytechnic, 1987 1990
Lecturer, Workers' Education Association, various courses, 1987 1988
Research Assistant, Department of History of Art and Design, Manchester Polytechnic, October 1986 March 1987
Lecturer, Extra Mural Studies, Manchester University, various courses, 1985 1989
External Examiner, Bolton Institute of Art
Authenticator for Marshall Cavendish for a part work on Van Gogh Lectures to 'A' Level students from schools in the Manchester region on Greek Art and Architecture
Lecturer, Extra Mural Department, Manchester University: "Elderhostel" Scheme Summer School course 'Two Victorian Treasure Houses : Port Sunlight and Sudleigh' to ex English Literature teachers from the USA.