Hayley Lock - Short Course Tutor
Hayley Lock graduated in Fine Art Textiles from Goldsmiths College in 1989 and in Contemporary Art and Professional Practice from The University of Essex in 2012. She has taught in FE, HE and leisure learning for many years. Her work resides in both national and international collections and she exhibits worldwide.
Incorporating drawing, collage, stitch, the digital, text, sculpture, performance, sound and film Hayley's practice is interdisciplinary and research led.
Describe your approach to teaching
Open minded and encouraging I aim to both support and challenge students on an individualised basis to pursue and develop personalised research to underpin their own creative enquiries.
What inspires your work
I am interested in re contextualising history over parallel time frames. Influences of late are male visionaries, hypnosis, mirrors, fakery, science and personal belief systems from a female perspective.