(Alexander) Peter WAKELIN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1962-02-13
Education Olchfa Comp Sch Swansea, Swansea Coll of Art, Keble Coll Oxford (BA, proxime accessit Henry Oliver Beckitt Dissertation Prize), Ironbridge Gorge Museum/Univ of Birmingham (MSocSci), Wolverhampton Poly (PhD)
Books & Publications incl: The Encyclopaedia of Industrial Archaeology (contrib, 1992), The Gloucester Coastal Port Books 1575-1765: A summary (co-author, 1995, database on CD-ROM 1998), Collieries of Wales: Engineering and Architecture (co-author, 1995), Creating an Art Community: 50 Years of the Welsh Group (1999), Glenys Cour: Paintings and Works on Paper 1980-2003 (co-author, 2003), An Art-Accustomed Eye: John Gibbs and Art Appreciation in Wales 1945-1996 (2004), A Guide to Blaenavon Ironworks and World Heritage Site (2006, 2 edn 2011), The Painter's Quarry: The Art of Peter Prendergast (co-author, 2006), Hidden Histories: Discovering the Heritage of Wales (co-author, 2008), The Book of Ystwyth: Six Poets on the Art of Clive Hicks-Jenkins (ed, 2011); author of articles in jls and newspapers and chapters in books incl New Dictionary of National Biography, Industrial Archaeology Review, Archaeologica Cambrensis, The Local Historian, Landscape History, Design History, Art Review, The Guardian and Heritage in Wales
Recreations writing
Clubs N/A
Style Dr Peter Wakelin
Career Wolverhampton Poly: res asst Sch of Humanities and Cultural Studies 1984-88, dir and ESRC named res fell Portbooks Prog Faculty of Arts Wolverhampton Poly 1988-90; inspr of ancient monuments and historic bldgs Cadw 1990-2003, head Regeneration Unit Communities Directorate Welsh Assembly Govt 2003-05, sec Royal Cmmn on the Ancient and Hist Monuments of Wales 2005-; memb: Cncl Assoc for Industrial Archaeology 1986-95, UK Ctee Assoc for History and Computing 1987-90; Cncl for British Archaeology: memb Res and Conservation Ctee 1995-2000, memb Pubns Ctee 2000-; ed Industrial Archaeology News 1988-95, memb Editorial Bd Industrial Archaeology Review 1995-; Contemporary Art Soc for Wales: memb Exec Ctee 1998-, purchaser 2002; advsr Richard and Rosemary Wakelin Purchase Award Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Swansea 1999-, memb Advsy Bd Planet: The Welsh Internationalist 2004-07; hon fell Univ of Wales Sch of Art Aberystwyth 2004-, hon fell Univ of Swansea 2008-; FSA 2002, hon memb Royal Soc of Architects in Wales 2012
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