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Mr. Harvey Dingwall

Director of Postgraduate Studies, School of Design

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Area of Expertise

Research expertiseart, Illustration, drawing and technology


Harvey Dingwall is an artist/illustrator who is interested in the value of drawing. In particular his research is a critical enquiry into the relationship of digital media on drawing and it’s impact on learning and teaching.

Harvey has lectured and taught at Edinburgh College of Art full time for 9 years. Before this he was a visiting lecturer at a number of other Colleges and Universities. He lectures in Visual Communication and teaches in a broad range of disciplines including; Illustration, Fashion, Performance Costume and Architecture.

Harvey has a Masters from the Royal College of Art and prior to this he studied at Chelsea and Camberwell Colleges of Art. He also has a PGcert in learning and teaching from London College of Fashion.

He draws, paints and photographs often resolving through a digital process. He has produced illustration work for major publications and companies, as well as film and TV including productions for BBC and Channel Four. He has exhibited both in UK and in group shows in France, Denmark, US and Tblisi, Georgia. He has recently presented on creative collaborations and drawing apps in London and New York.

Research outputs

  1. Teaching Data Visualization and Storytelling with Data Comic Workshops

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  2. Unplugged Lines: Narratives in Practice

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

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Research activities & awards

  1. Lines Research Group Unplugged Lines: Narratives in Practice

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Drawing as Research Method

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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Research projects

  1. Comic Book Praxis and the Making of Academic Knowledge.

    Project: University Awarded Project Funding

  2. Text and Image

    Project: Other (Non-Funded/Miscellaneous)

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