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Dr James Fisher

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art

Dr James Fisher is a practicing artist. At University of Gloucestershire, James is Academic Course Leader for BA Fine Art, UoA coordinator for research in Art and Design and supervises practice-based PhDs in Fine Art.


  • PhD in Drawing, University of Gloucestershire 2009
  • Abbey Fellow in Painting British School at Rome 2001
  • MA Painting Royal College of Art 1997
  • BA Painting University of Brighton 1995
  • University Teaching Fellow

Teaching & Research


James’ research interests are around the relationship between music, poetry and painting; the role of humour in painting; and colour as subterfuge and decoy.


More publications from Dr James Fisher can be found in the Research Repository.