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Greg Palmer
BA (Hons), MA

Associate Lecturer

Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering

Greg Palmer, Associate Lecturer Fine Art


Greg Palmer teaches on all the BA (Hons) Fine Art studio modules.

Greg completed a foundation course at Tameside College in 1979, graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic with a BA (Hons) Fine Art in 1982, and from Wimbledon School of Art with an MA in Printmaking in 1991.

Further information

Greg has extensive experience of work within the creative industries. 

  • 2001 - A Matter Of, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.
  • 2003 - Synthetic Truths, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.
  • 2006 - Celeste Art Prize, Finalist Show, Truman Brewery, London.
  • 2006 - Colectif Anglais ArtResearch, Le Grange, Centre d’Art Contemporain Du Luxembourg/ Belge, Florenville, Belgium.
  • 2008 - Aquire, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.
  • 2008 - Sunbeams Giving The Air A Kiss (Birds in Contemporary Art). Millais Gallery, Southampton.
  • 2008 - One, Container Gallery, Bristol.
  • 2013 - Playback, Peacock Yard, London.

Collections and awards

  • Work in private collections in this country and abroad.
  • Leicester Schools Collection.
  • 1987 - Rank Xerox printmaking collection.
  • 1990 - Dane Printmaking Prize
  • 1991 - The Julian Trevelyan Memorial Prize.

Selected texts, press, catalogues

  • 2001 - UK01: 'Greg Palmer’s Plastic Forest of Signs'. Text, Graham Coulter Smith.
  • 2003 - 'Synthetic Truths', text, Rosemary Shirley.
  • 2003 - 'Contemporary Magazine' No. 49, preview Sotris Kyriacou.
  • 2003 - 'Wallpaper', Sales Section, edited by Jeroen Bergmans.
  • 2003 - 'The Times', best shows nationwide, Amber Cowans.
  • 2003 - 'Artists Newsletter', Due South, Artists Story.
  • 2008 - 'The Guardian Guide', exhibitions preview.
  • 2006 - 'The Celeste Prize', finalists catalogue.


  • 1988 - Two month residency, Duisburg, Germany.


BA (Hons) Fine Art

Nurture your talent for painting, sculpture or applied art, guided by a passionate team of artists, curators and theorists, in a supportive, creative community.