Bill Hall’s extensive teaching experience includes comprehensive schools, art & design foundation teaching, and leading a successful independent school art & design faculty. His work in the North West of England led to an MA at Manchester as well as becoming External Examiner for the Art & Design Post Graduate Certificate in Education course at Liverpool John Moores University. Bill has also worked with National Society for Education in Art & Design (NSEAD) as North West Secretary, member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Art & Design Education, and served several years on NSEAD National Council.

As a practising artist, Bill has completed art residencies in UK and Ireland and his painting and printmaking has been exhibited both internationally and in the UK. As well as several solo shows, he has also seen success in open entry exhibitions, including The National Art Open 2013 (The Royal College of Art, London), International Contemporary Printmakers Exhibition, Cornwall, and The International Juried Print Exhibition 2014 Albuquerque USA.

 

Marilyn Kyle, led a large, and successful, Faculty of Art & Design for several years. This followed her role as Head of Art and, previously, teacher of Art in one of the top performing schools in the UK. She holds an MA in Fine Art (specialising in Print), from Wimbledon School of Art, University of the Arts, London, as well as MEd in Art Education from University of Exeter.  As an extension of her role, she also trained as an ‘ISI’ schools inspector, working as a member of a number of independent schools inspection teams, and has also carried out consultancy work in several schools around the UK.

Marilyn has practiced as an artist throughout her teaching career and continues to do so. She has spent time on residency in the UK and Ireland and also carried out projects at the University of Ulster.  Marilyn continues to exhibit, having had a number of solo and group exhibitions as well as work selected by juries in national competitions.  Examples of her work have been published in specialist print publications.