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Brent  Meheux

Brent Meheux MA, PGCLT(HE)

Head of Visual Communication and Applied Arts

School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 4438 ext. 4438 Room no. BB226

Biography

Brent is Head of Visual Communication and Applied Arts and so is responsible for overseeing the operational running of the Graphic Design, Illustration, Body Art, Fine Art, and Photography undergraduate courses, and is also the course leader for the BA (Hons) Graphic Design course. He is the Strategic Lead for Internationalisation within the School of Art, Design and Fashion, and so has oversight of the school’s operations for recruitment & student/staff exchange programs across Europe and the Far East, as well as the school’s franchised courses in Portugal, China and India. 

He has over 22 years of teaching experience across a range of creative undergraduate and postgraduate courses both here in the UK and internationally; this combined with extensive industry knowledge accumulated over a 25-year career in the creative sector has been used to deliver a both vocational and meaningful student experience. Leading to innovative curriculum transformation for courses, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

Brent is an experienced External Examiner, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an artist, creative director, and practice-based-research scholar.

QUALIFICATIONS
MA Graphic Design, London College of Communication
PGCLT(HE), Southampton Solent University 
EXTERNAL BODIES
Fellow of HEA

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Brent has experience in online design agencies, marketing and promotion of over 30 independent blogs. Follow the link for more information.

    2007 to 2013: online design agency, the design, marketing and promotion of over 30 independent blogs, online magazines and websites designed to market and promote third party client services and products.

    2000 to 2007: Cre8media, creative director, a full service advertising marketing agency, with a turnover in excess of 500K a year. With responsibility for 15 staff spread over studio, marketing and new business development. Services provided included marketing, graphic design for print, public sector newspapers and national magazines, web design, ecommerce, and database driven web solutions, as well as outdoor advertising, radio and TV commercials.

    1986 to 2000: The Times The Sunday Times newspapers as a senior graphic designer.

  2. Teaching experience

    Breant has almost 20 years' teaching experience. Click the link below to find out more.

    2015 to date: course leader at Solent University on BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design.

    September 2015: course leader at Solent University on MA Visual Communication.

    February 2015: Link tutor for the franchised course, BA Graphic Design, being delivered at Limkokwing University in Malaysia from February 2015.

    2013 to date: Lecturer and unit leader at Solent University on BA Graphic Design.

    April 2013: Graphic Design Avans Hogeschool, Breada, Holland. Lecturing as part of an Erasmus cooperation program.

    1999 to 2013: Associate lecturer at Solent University on BA Graphic Design and a wide range of courses within fashion.

  3. Research interests

    As part of his MA studies, and in conjunction with his PGCLT(HE) studies, Brent is looking at the role and impact of visual communication within the education of undergraduate students, and in particular blended learning within a digital environment.