Anthony Heywood

Anthony Heywood UCA Profile

Senior Lecturer, Fine Art Theory & Practice

Anthony Heywood pioneered p/t study at Canterbury during the 1990’s as Course leader gathering a significant international reputation with several published papers and inviting many prominent contemporary artists as teaching staff, this period also included spells of him as visiting tutor at the RCA in sculpture. Since the early 1980’s he also worked closely with Professor Stass Paraskos at the developing Cyprus College of art Pafos where he instigated ‘the great wall of lempa’ now an established cultural site on the island.

He has been awarded international prizes in the Far East, Australia and Italy for his works which involve environmental issues and the upcycling of preloved earth’s precious resources. He has won commissions from BBC and London councils he has his work in several European and Middle East collections and his sculpture featured in the award winning film ‘Dustbin baby, 2008. He has produced bookwork’s which are now in the Tate collection and created performance for ‘brit art show’ at the Museum modern art Paris in 1995 he has recently been lead artist for European capital of culture ‘table of unification’ Pafos17, Florence biennale and was featured at this year’s first Eurasia biennale Kazakhstan.