Chair of Art in the Environment, University of the Arts London

Practising as an artist since 1991, Lucy Orta graduated with an honours degree in fashion-knitwear design from Nottingham Trent University (1989). In 2002, she was nominated as Head of Man & Humanity, a pioneering master program that stimulates socially driven and sustainable design, which she co-founded with Li Edelkoort at the Design Academy Eindhoven.

Since 2002 she has been Professor of Art and the Environment at London College of Fashion, and is currently the Chair of Art and the Environment at the University of the Arts London. In recognition of her contribution to the visual arts, she has received an honorary Master of Arts from Nottingham Trent University, and an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Brighton.

Experience

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    Chair of Art in the Environment, University of the Arts London