You are using an outdated browser. Most of this website should still work, but after upgrading your browser it will look and perform better.
We've awarded Honorary Fellowships to staff, alumni and people who've made a significant contribution to the fields of arts, design, media and performance
Meet our Honorary Fellows
An Honorary Fellowship is a highly prestigious award which we can bestow to persons who have connected with Art University Bournemouth and made a significant contribution to the field of arts, design, media or performance in a professional capacity or an educational role. You can see our Honorary Fellows below.
Honorary Fellows 2022
Glyn’s work has won acclaim and recognition across a range of national theatre, poetry and literary awards, including the E.M. Forster...
She is also known for playing Nenneke in series two of The Witcher (also for Netflix), as well as playing major roles in Clint Eastwood's...
Her graduation film as cinematographer, November 1st, was shortlisted for a BAFTA and awarded Bronze at the Student Academy Awards, with...
Joel Wallace Erabu
Wallace completed his Master of Architecture with Distinction from Arts University Bournemouth, after a prosperous odyssey that commenced...
Michael has created lighting works for iconic brands including Lush, Guinness, and London’s V&A Museum, amassing a portfolio of...
Honorary Fellows 2020/21
Perhaps most well-known for his food illustration work, Tom has created animated illustrations for the multi-award winning TV show...
Internationally renowned for his visually captivating, intricate and prominent large-scale stained-glass art installations...
Working to build both corporate and private collections, in 1989 Zelda opened the Zelda Cheatle Gallery in Covent Garden before...
Caroline Norbury is a producer, trustee and the founding chief executive of Creative England and Creative Industries Federation...
Professor Stuart Bartholomew
Professor Stuart Bartholomew is an educator, fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and former Principal and Vice-Chancellor of AUB...
Honorary Fellows 2019
Dame Vivienne Westwood DBE
Dame Vivienne Westwood is a British fashion designer, best known for her work in bringing punk and new wave fashion to the wider public.
Peter Lord CBE
Peter Lord is co-owner and Creative Director of Aardman Animations where he pioneered techniques in motion animation using clay puppets.
Mike Davies CBE
Mike Davies is an architect who was awarded a CBE in 2000 by Her Majesty The Queen and has been an architect for some of the country’s mo...
Dougie Scarfe became Chief Executive of the highly-acclaimed Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in 2012, after pursuing a lifelong care...
Honorary Fellows 2018
Edgar Wright is a Poole-born director, screenwriter and producer now working in Hollywood. In 1994 he received a National Diploma in Audi...
Dame Darcey Bussell DBE
Dame Darcey Bussell DBE is the most famous British ballet dancer of her generation. She trained at The Royal Ballet School before joining...
Jenny Beavan OBE
Jenny Beavan OBE is an English costume designer and two-time Oscar winner. After being a pupil at Putney High School in the late 1960s sh...
Margaret Calvert OBE
Margaret Calvert OBE RDI is a graphic designer and typographer best known for designing Britain’s road signing system.
Honorary Fellows 2017
Lord Norman Foster OM
Architect and Founder and Executive Chairman of Foster + Partners
Betty Jackson CBE
Darren Henley OBE
Chief Executive of Arts Council England
Honorary Fellows 2010-2016
Honorary Fellows 2003-2009
Honorary Fellows 1998-2002
2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for everyone, with sacrifices made by so many – not least by our Graduates.
Celebrating the achievements of our Class of 2020/2021 graduates