Huw Davies

Huw Davies

Chair of the Board and Dean of the College of Art, University of Derby

Huw Davies is a filmmaker, curator and academic who is based in Berwick and the East Midlands. Over the last twenty-five years his work has been exhibited, screened and published both nationally and internationally, as well as having held teaching, research and management positions at a number of universities and colleges in the UK and USA. He is currently Dean of the College of Arts and Professor in Lens Media at the University of Derby.

He has sat on the boards and advisory panels of numerous arts and cultural organisations as well as holding external examiner appointments in the UK, Italy, China, India and Russia for the University of Wales and the Open University. He is currently a board member of Derby QUAD, Format International Photography Festival (Chair since 2009), the Derby Theatre, the UK Young Artists, and is Chair of the Board of the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, which he co-founded in 2004 with artist Marcus Coates.