Christine Blaney

Senior Lecturer

School/Department
Belfast School of Art
Campus
Belfast campus
Telephone
+44 28 9536 7221
Email
c.blaney@ulster.ac.uk
Location
Room BA-02-019
Belfast
BT15 1ED

Christine Blaney studied Illustration and Design at Ulster University, Central Saint Martins, and Goldsmiths University of London. She has worked for a wide range of clients including the British Council, The Medici Society, Ideal Home magazine, Oxford University Press and Tango Books (Viking Penguin USA).

Christine taught Art and Design at Holland Park School in Notting Hill, London for four years and taught English in Spain for a year. She has exhibited work in London and Belfast including at the Royal College of Art; Macmillan Prize exhibition and the RUA. Christine’s work was jury selected in 2012 for the Best of British Illustration ‘Images’ book for the Association of Illustrators, Somerset House, London.

Her main areas of practice and research are illustration and moving image and she is passionate about the use of drawing to engage students across different disciplines.  She has worked on a range of drawing projects including; Drawing Unlimited, the Big Draw and the Illustration Society (Garfield Weston funding award 2013) and received a national award from the Art Design Media-Higher Education Academy (ADM-HEA) for the Linked Project 2010/11. Christine has worked on external collaborative projects with the Ulster Museum, the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, and ophthalmic surgeons using illustration, drawing and animation to communicate to new audiences. Work from the projects has been exhibited at the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast Exposed, and currently at the Ulster Museum.

Rumpelstiltskin in Traditional and New Digital Media. / Blaney, Christine.

Unknown Host Publication. NORDES conference archive : Nordes: Nordic Design Research, 2005.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference contribution

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The Linked Project Interim Report. / Blaney, Christine.

ADM-HEA Networks magazine, 2011. 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewCommissioned report

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Drawing Unlimited. / Blaney, Christine.

Unknown Host Publication. CHEP Festival of Innovation, UU Coleraine, 2010.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference contribution

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The Linked Project. / Blaney, Christine.

ADM-HEA Networks Magazine, Issue 12, 2011. 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewCommissioned report

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My Dog's Day: A Moving Book. / Blaney, Christine.

Tango Books, London and Viking Childrens Books (Imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group) New York, 1993. 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook

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Wordscape. / Blaney, Christine; McComish, Liam.

Unknown Host Publication. IDC '08, 2008.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference contribution

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Ideas on Human Rights.. Blaney, Christine (Author). 2008. Event: A Shout in the Street: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art, Golden Thread Gallery / Belfast.

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Images 36 The Best of British Illustration Baba and Boo. / Blaney, Christine.

Images 36 Best of New British Illustration. Vol. 36 London : The Association of Illustrators, Somerset House, London 2012, 2012. p. 187.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

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