Upcoming events: Nigel will be speaking on 'Easter in Art' at Godstone Baptist Church on Thursday 6th April, focusing on Hans Memling's Scenes from the Passion of Christ (1470-71). Admission free.
Words on Art Nigel Halliday is a freelance art historian, lecturer and teacher. He studied History of Art at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and then did a masters and a doctorate at the Courtauld Institute, London. He teaches the whole canon of Western art from Giotto onwards, but his main interests have been nineteenth- and twentieth-century art. He has also researched and lectured on Michelangelo and Rembrandt, and particularly the influence of Protestant belief on their work.
He writes frequent articles and exhibition reviews for the Christian press, and leads retreats and study sessions around the themes of 'Art and the Bible'. He is one of the leaders of Hope Church in Petersfield and Greatham.
The Art of Words Nigel is also a freelance copywriter, editor and proofreader. He has written inspiring and original copy for clients ranging from a major software manufacturer down to an internet start-up; and has worked as an editor and proofreader for several major UK publishers. For more details click here.
He has recently been editing Margins, collections of short stories from the Morphe Writers Collective - the third volume of which is in preparation. Get a copy here.