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UCLan Virtually Made It

University of Central Lancashire, BA (Hons) Fine Art. 16 July –  15 August 2020 UCLan Degree Shows Launch (2pm, 16 July 2020) includes a welcome, followed by the annual awards. Finishing with an immersive gallery experience where you can connect with students. […]

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Class of 2020: Thomas Kershaw

BA (Hons) Fine Art, The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). “My work is a deconstruction of classical art imagery, taking references from sculptures and paintings found in museums and art galleries across the UK. I use oil paint along with […]

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Class of 2020: Layla Green

BA (Hons) Fine Art, University Of Central Lancashire (UCLan). “I am interested in the consequences of our need to constantly feel connected. My painting expresses how social media influences our personal relationships and daily functions, making symbolic reference to the ominous effects […]

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West Dean Fine Art Show 2020

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation, Graduate Diploma Fine Art, MFA. 13 July 2020 – January 2021 For the first time, graduating students from the Fine Art programmes at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation will be hosting […]

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Class of 2020: Lauren-Marie Haywood

BA (Hons) Fine Art Mixed Media, University of Westminster. “My work interrogates the intersection between blackness and womanhood, encouraging black women to see the beauty in our melanin and heritage. Bittersweet yet empowering, it serves to examine the history behind […]

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Class of 2020: Anna-Louise Mulvenna

BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting and Printmaking), Glasgow School of Art. “I make paintings by collaging ideas I have from different films, books, magazines, artworks and album covers. I like to combine visuals that often don’t relate and paint using […]

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Class of 2020: Alice Clarke

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University. “Personal influences remain as just that, it is important for them to remain as hints so that viewer can have their own experiences with the work.” Alice Clarke explores the processes within making […]

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Class of 2020: Georgia Duncan

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University “I want to interrogate what a landscape can be,” says Georgia Duncan, who combines painting and drawing in her practice to experiment with depth and depiction. Beginning with fast, playful and gestural watercolour, […]

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Class of 2020: Madeline Denny-Gelder

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University. Madeline Denny-Gelder is an artist who primarily works with clay, drawn to the material for its tactile nature and clear sense of touch manipulation. She explains: “I use the material to explore an […]

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Class of 2020: Degree Show on Mars

Liverpool John Moores University BA Fine Art students are staging their final exhibition ‘on Mars’. Announcing that our ‘planet is currently broken’, they are using NASA’s detailed 3D scans to transport viewers to the Gale crater on Mars – creating […]

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Class of 2020: Alison Brewster

BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice student, UWS/City of Glasgow College. “Environmental chaos and vanishing resources are the current legacy of our culture. It is time to accept diversity and no longer regard items as mere detritus or disposable commodities.” Alison Brewster experiments […]

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Class of 2020: Robert McCormack

BA (Hons), Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art. Speaking about his work, Robert McCormack says: “A collection of dogs gather, two adults and one pup. Forgetting their pack, they articulate themselves through the nuclear family unit that […]

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Class of 2020: Jackie Hoefnagels

BA (Hons), Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art. “My practice explores spatial experiences and aesthetics within the context of the domestic and local. Working primarily between javaScript code sketches and the painting these are projected on to, […]

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Class of 2020: Emma Boiston

BA (Hons), Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art. Speaking about her work, Emma Boiston says: “A patchwork of thoughts, smells, textures; layers of a past that looms on my mind, stitched together as a way of treasuring […]

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Class of 2020: Louis Lisle

BA (Hons) Painting, Edinburgh College of Art, the University of Edinburgh. Louis Lisle says: “My practice has led me to produce a series of paintings, drawings and objects that mimic the raw materiality of construction sites and create scenarios which […]

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Class of 2020: Poppy Jones-Little

BA Fine Art (International), University of Leeds. “My praxis is centred upon the notion of ‘lumphood’,” explains Poppy Jones-Little. “I strip away appearances, exposing the lumpen substances within.” Utilising found ‘waste’ materials, her approach is in part informed by a […]

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Class of 2020: Molly McAndrews

Molly McAndrews, BA Fine Art final-year student at University of Plymouth speaks to Rachel Marsh. “This feels like an investigation, like a tool to learn new things” “What I focus on is the departure of thought from the body.” Molly […]

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Class of 2020: Adonia Hirst

BA Fine Art, Newcastle University. In the work of Adonia Hirst, communication, intimacy and movement is explored through tactile sculpture that distorts the viewer’s perception of touch and interaction. Unsettling while also humorous, her use of textiles reflects gendered ideas […]

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Class of 2020: Martha Scott

BA Fine Art Sculpture, Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL. Martha Scott works primarily with everyday and mass-produced objects, exploring the materiality they hold. “Often through intuitive arranging and building, I explore the tensions and tenderness between the domestic and the […]

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Class of 2020: Catherine Gittens

Catherine Gittens, BA Fine Art final-year student at Sheffield Hallam University, talks to Orla Foster about her work. “I like making organic forms that people can interact with” Degree shows are not known for being havens of tranquility, but Catherine […]

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Class of 2020: Torin Bagueley

BA Fine Art final-year student at Manchester School of Art Torin Bagueley speaks to Valerie Zwart about his work. “I’ve completely fallen in love and gotten addicted to painting” The art department at Manchester Metropolitan University is thrumming. Downstairs, 2020-2021 […]

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Class of 2020: Archie Brooks

BA (Hons) Fine Art final-year student at Leeds Arts University Archie Brooks speaks to Joanna Byrne. “I feel like my work creates a lot of anxiety.” Archie Brooks is a video artist in his final year of BA (Hons) Fine […]

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Class of 2020: Louisa Clark

BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting, Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL. Louisa Clark says of her practice: “My work aims to form different perspectives on familiar things, inviting a type of playful observation. My practice is primarily concerned with the translation […]

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Class of 2020: Aisha Matraxia

BA Fine Art (Sculpture), Leeds Art University. Speaking about her work, Aisha Matraxia says: “Throughout the past two years, my work has been a gradual development into looking at the home and our relationship with objects and the domestic. My […]

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Class of 2020: Jonah Fried

BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, University of Arts London. Speaking about his work, Jonah Fried says: “My practice revolves around mark-making as an aid to my core research, which looks at uniqueness and mass production. In my quest […]

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