Louise Burston HND, BA, MA

Lecturer

Swansea

E-mail: louise.burston@uwtsd.ac.uk

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My teaching covers illustration, graphic design, advertising and fine art, the content of which is taught via lectures, workshops, individual tutorials and group work.

I have over 40 years of experience in the creative industries. I started work as a graphic designer and illustrator for a major publishing company and then worked as a freelance designer and illustrator for clients such as The Body Shop, IPC Magazines, Harcourt Publishers and many others. I still undertake various graphic design projects, but on a smaller scale. I have taught art at all levels and age groups for the past 20 years.

Currently I am the director of an esoteric publishing and packaging company, Zero Lubin, and I also paint. I have work in private and public collections and have exhibited both nationally and internationally.

A committee member of the Friends of Glynn Vivian Association and Editor of the Newsletter.

Level 5 modules in

  • Creative Research
  • Research Practices
  • Welsh painting

As well as broad expertise in the creative industries I have also experience of setting up and running small businesses, community projects and curating exhibitions, something that I continue to do alongside my role at UWTSD.

I have designed, illustrated and published several books and greetings cards. Also obtained crowd funding for a major publishing project.

  • Lubin Tales: Gerry King and Louise Burston 2009 Lubin Publishing
  • Torquay Tornado: Paul King 2011 Lubin Publishing

HND Visual Communication

BA Fine Art, University of Southampton

MA Fine Art, UWE, Bristol