School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Ron McCormick

Born: 1947, UK, England, Liverpool

Photographer and painter. Studied Fine Art at Liverpool College of Art, 1964-68, and Painting at the Royal Academy Schools, 1968-71. During the 1970s he worked as a freelance photojournalist and served as Director of both the Half Moon Photography Gallery in London, 1971-73, and the Side Gallery, Newcastle, 1976-77. He taught part-time at Barking College of Technology, 1972-73, North East London Polytechnic, 1975-78, and Sheffield Polytechnic, 1975-78. In 1977 he moved to Wales to undertake an artist's residency at Newport College of Art. He later worked on the Ffotogallery's 1985 'Valleys Project' in South Wales and published his photo-book 'Yellow' in 2000. He is best known for his powerful socio-documentary work of working class people and their landscapes in both England and Wales

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Mile End Hospital, London PH1041 Photography

Teddy Boy, Southend on Sea PH1040 Photography