Manuel Aja-Herrera

Foundation studies professor


  • B.A., University of Central England
  • M.A., Manchester Metropolitan University
  • M.A., London Institute, Central Saint Martins


As design director of insight designs at Herrera (U.K.) Ltd., designed for major international companies including Balenciaga, Paris, France; NYGAARD International, Canada and USA; Traffico de Modas, Spain; and Pierre Cardin, Paris; Bronze Records, London, among others

Selected exhibitions
Anderson Hall, SCAD, Savannah, Georgia; Mercury Gallery, London, U.K.; Alexander Hall Gallery, SCAD, Savannah; Bergen Hall Gallery, SCAD, Savannah; Stowells Art Gallery, London; the Hamilton Gallery, London; Galleria Taurr, Barcelona, Spain; the Royal Academy, London; Air Gallery, London

Awards, recognitions and honors

Midlands Art, Fine Art Printmaking; Stowell's Trophy, painting, Royal Academy; Whitworth Wallis Award, Whitworth Wallis Foundation, U.K.; Fine Art Scholarship in Painting, Krakow University, Poland; Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, International Professional of the Year, Silver Medal of Honor for Outstanding Achievement, the International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England; included in Marquis register, Who's Who in America; life member, Biltmore Who's Who in America

Publications and Presentations

2011. FATE/MACAA Conference, St. Louis, Missouri. Presentation: "Developing Critical Thinking and Concept Development in Foundations"