derek pigrum

Michael Croft
Austria (residence), United Kingdom (citizenship)
research interests: visual art, Semiotics, philosophy, education, phenomenology, practice, process, Practice-as-research
affiliation: i2ADS Research Insititute in Art, Design and Society, Porto University Fine Art faculty, Portugal

I am a practicing artist and academic. I was awarded a PhD from the University of Bath in 2001 for my thesis on Transitional Drawing as a Tool for Generating, developing and Modifying Ideas: Towards a Programme for Education. In 2009 I published a monograph entitled 'Teaching Creativity: Transitional Multi-mode Practices' London, Continuum.  In 2021 I published 'The Wall Beside the Work: The Place of the Charged Image in Transitional Artistic Practices',  Springer. Switzerland (see Derek Pigrum home page for paintings, drawings, mixed media work, sculptures and a list of publications and presentations. From 2001 - 2012 I was a visiting fellow at the University of Bath. In 2022 I became a collaborative researcher affiliated to the i2ADS Research Institute in Art, Design and Society, Porto University, Portugal Fine Art faculty. I am a member of the Semiotics and Education Forum(SEMED) and was senior Researcher at the International Semiotics Institute Kaunas University, Lithuania. My academic papers can be found on Research Gate and


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