Mr Michael Howard MA, BA   NADFAS

Michael is Program Leader in the School of the History of Art and Design at the Manchester Metropolitan University where he teaches both academic and studio based students. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and President of Bolton NADFAS and is an art historian as well as a practicing artist, painter, sculptor, printmaker and ceramicist. With his wife, also an artist and NADFAS lecturer, he runs weekend and one day courses. Has curated many exhibitions and published widely most notably on Lowry, Goya, Gauguin, Whistler and Cézanne. Exhibited at the Royal Academy. His work is in Manchester Art Gallery and in private collections in the UK and abroad. Has featured on TV and radio and had many awards including a prestigious Peabody award.