Dr Angela Tait

School of Arts, Media and Creative Technologies

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Current positions

Academic Fellow in Fine Art


Angela Tait is a sculptor, primarily working in the field of expanded ceramics practice, investigating issues of the domestic and creative practice via the universally understood form of the vessel.

Angela holds a PhD from the University of Sunderland: Things that go ‘round: A rhythmanalysis of the relationship between a ceramics practice and domesticity using the form of the vessel.

She is a Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors

Areas of Research

Fine Art
Installation Art
Interdisciplinary practice
Socially Engaged Art
The Domestic
Textile Art
Fine Art pedagogy


Studio Culture
Studio Practice
Art and Ideas
Visual Analysis
Fine Art Dissertation
Contemporary Art and its Histories
Art in Context
Professional Contexts
Professional Futures
Contemporary Debates

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • PhD Art and Design

    2018 - 2022
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education

    2010 - 2012
  • MA Contemporary Fine Art

    2008 - 2010
  • BA Visual Arts

    2005 - 2008
  • BSc Financial Services

    1996 - 1998
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers

    1988 - 1996