Shetland based artist recognised with professorship

A visual artist and educator, originally from Pennsylvania, internationally known for a varied art practice responding to social and cultural concerns, has been awarded a professorship from the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Professor Roxane Permar, a research fellow in the centre for island creativity based at Shetland UHI, has been given the title, professor of art and social practice, in recognition of her interdisciplinary social and creative research and her exceptional contribution to education.

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