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Class of 2019: Gary Mitchell

BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, University Centre St Helens “At the start of my course my paintings tended to be exact imitations of the photographs from which I worked, and my reasons for painting them were superficial. I was too […]

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Class of 2019: Evie Morris

BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Gloucestershire “In my first year I was introduced to etching and printmaking, which have given me a new visual language and allow me to spend time in the process of making. I have developed […]

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Class of 2019: Emily Gardner

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Warwickshire College “When I started the course I really had no idea about where my work would go or what I wanted to do. I began by simply discussing ideas about art and the viewer, using […]

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Class of 2019: Parham Salimy

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Manchester School of Art “When I arrived at Manchester School of Art I had a very commercial and narrow understanding of what an artist does, but the tutors, artist talks and programme here taught me alternative […]

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Class of 2019: Jacob Hoffman

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen “Since my first year I have developed a much clearer understanding of my interests and the sort of work I want to make. Looking back on the last three and a […]

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Class of 2019: Felicity Beaumont

BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Suffolk “During my time at university my painting practice has developed enormously. Initially result-based and focused on representational works, now there’s an incredible interest in process, materiality and the in-depth exploration of a subject […]

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Class of 2019: Jessie Davies

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Hull School of Art and Design “My work has become more complex, multi-layered and informed. Experimentation and risk taking have improved my skills. I have a much greater understanding of critical/analytical perspectives in visual culture which […]

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Class of 2019: Aidan Stephen

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Edinburgh College of Art “My work has changed in the time I’ve been doing my course due to the education I never had where art is concerned. I was in my 40s when I started the […]

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Class of 2019: Aaisha Ali

BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics, University of Sunderland “At school up to A Level my work was very literal, with no freedom to create what I am passionate about. Much of my work included a base shape, then the surface […]

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Degree Shows 2018: This week’s openings across the UK

14 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are opening over the next 7 days from 14 June 2018. The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 and online interactive map at www.a-n.co.uk/degree-shows provide listings for degree shows taking place throughout the UK. As June progresses degree […]

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Class of 2018: Robert Cooper

MA (Hons) Fine Art, Edinburgh College of Art I have works from when I was about 15 that would prove that absolutely nothing has changed in the time I’ve been doing my course! I am still captivated by visual representations […]

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Class of 2018: Erin McQuarrie

BA (Hons) in Textile Design, Glasgow School of Art I have welcomed having more time to experiment in my final year, growing in confidence through the process of trial and error with certain techniques. Having reached my fourth year, I […]

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Class of 2018: Michaela Hall

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Newcastle University My work has certainly taken a direction I didn’t expect it to, becoming more and more concerned with reflective materials, such as glitter, foils and iridescent tinsels and fabrics. I now like to work […]

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Class of 2018: Holly Nicholls

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Bath Spa University My work has changed hugely over the past three years. The course has challenged and pushed me to become an expert in my own field, to take risks, be ambitious and see my […]

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Class of 2018: Heidi Chan

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University In the time I’ve been doing my course, my understanding about painting has transformed and expanded. It’s not just about oil on canvas but instead has become a methodology with which I approach […]

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