Elected: 2021
Discipline: History, Theory and Practice of the Creative and Performing Arts
Dr Vincent Deighan
After studying at Glasgow School of Art, Vincent Deighan began writing and drawing comic strips under the pseudonym Frank Quitely. In the course of his career he has received numerous industry awards, and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glasgow. He has been the subject of TV documentaries, group and solo exhibitions, and has talked at comic conventions, literary festivals and universities around the world. His most recently published creator-owned work, Jupiter’s Legacy, is a major Netflix television series. He is currently concentrating on further Creator-Owned projects, sharing his Knowledge, and exploring new fields