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Art industry professionals at Long Road

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Did you know?

Many of the teachers across our visual and performing arts department run their own professional artistic businesses in their spare time.

This means you’re being taught by real life industry professionals! The best of the best, these guys are in the know about all things Art. 

Read below to find out more and check out examples of their beautiful work.

Daniel Boulton – Teacher, Photography 

Daniel recently worked on the latest issue of Clash Magazine photographing famous singer Nenah Cherry. The collaged artwork which you can see combined with Daniels photographs are actually pieces of his own work scanned from his Art Foundation sketchbooks!

You can see his work on the front cover and throughout the article; click here to read the digital copy.









Gareth Roberts – Course Team Leader, Level 4 Foundation Art and Design

Gareth graduated in Fashion Womenswear from Central Saint Martins, then worked as the Red Label designer at Vivienne Westwood, amongst other posts.

His work has featured in Style magazine, Dazed and Confused, Wallpaper and L’Oreal talent spotting, amongst others. He has lectured at Loughborough University on the leading Textile BA

course in the UK, and worked on three different Foundations prior to Long Road.

Owen Sherwood – Teacher, Design and Technology

Outside of college Owen works as an illustrator on a range of projects. His work has been used in Publishing, designing both interior and cover illustrations for clients such as The Penguin Group, Harper Collins and Stuart-Tabori & Chang.

Owens illustrations have also featured in Editorial work; Spots, Covers and Spreads for magazine and newspaper use.  Clients include; The New York Observer, The Guardian Guide, FT Magazine, The Globe and Mail, The Observer, Readers Digest UK and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Alongside his Editorial and Publishing work, Owen has also created a variety of images for use on t-shirts, posters, logos, gallery artwork, self-published comics and a range of commissioned and non-commissioned Children’s Books.

You can find out more about Owens work on his website: or click here to follow @owensherwoodillustrator on Instagram!


Charles Whall – Course Team Leader, Design and Technology

In his spare time Charles creates beautiful handmade interior products from home.

Click here to follow @ulo_design_ on Instagram to keep up with his amazing work.