Otago Polytechnic

Congratulations to Jim Tomlin, former Head of School, Dunedin School of Art who has been awarded ONZM for services to Art Education.


Jim Tomlin was the Head of School at the Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic from 1976 until his retirement in 2000. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from RMIT Melbourne and is an Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London. He was a Past President of ANZAAE – Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators, Past Chair of the Council of Heads of Art, Craft and Design Schools, New Zealand and Trustee of the Beeby Foundation for Visual Arts Education. His works are held in private collections throughout New Zealand and in the permanent collections of New Zealand’s major public galleries.

> Read more in the Otago Daily Times.

Jim Tomlin also wrote a book about the history of the Dunedin School of Art, published as a special issue of Scope Art & Design. It is being republished as a limited edition for the 150th Dunedin School of Art celebrations this year.

> You can read Dunedin School of Art: A History on line here.


Published on 2 Jun 2020

Orderdate: 2 Jun 2020
Expiry: 10 Sep 2022