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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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Class of 2020: Preeti Shannon Tak

BA Fine Art, The Cass, London Metropolitan University final-year student Preeti Shannon Tak speaks to India Nielsen. “I am fascinated by the genetic make-up of everything” London artist Preeti Shannon Tak is in her final year of BA Fine Art […]

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Class of 2020: Jack McElroy

BA(Hons) Fine Art, Sculpture and Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art final year student Jack McElroy speaks to Jamie Limond. “It’s about making an artwork that can be enjoyed by people who don’t want to enjoy it as an artwork” […]

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Student art: “Sincerity is in, glib humour out”

As Brexit gives way to Covid-19 as the defining factor shaping all our futures, Chris Sharratt asks lecturers and course leaders about the kind of art this year’s graduates are making. “I think this stuff comes from an anxiety about […]

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Class of 2020: Gwyneth Machin

BA Sculpture, Edinburgh College of Art. Working with materials such as plaster, soil and paper, Gwyneth Machin focuses on our relationship with the Earth, from “the visceral feeling in landscape to the oppressive canyons of a cityscape”. Drawing on childhood […]

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Class of 2020: Charlotte Guérard

BA Fine Art Painting, University of Brighton final-year student Charlotte Guérard speaks to Kitty Bew. “The painting becomes an object or an archive of my gestures, something that happened in my body separate to what happened in my head.” Charlotte […]

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Class of 2020: Lydia Makin

BA Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, London final-year student Lydia Makin speaks to Isaac Nugent. “I’m trying to find something through the process of painting itself” Moving between abstraction and figuration, Lydia Makin’s paintings brim with energy. Using […]

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Next steps: Shy Bairns

In this profile, Ellen Wilkinson speaks to Izzy Kroese of Manchester-based Shy Bairns. Collective action hit the art headlines at the end of 2019 when that year’s four Turner Prize nominees formed a collective to split the award and share […]

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Next steps: Caraboo Projects

In this profile, Ellen Wilkinson speaks to Jenny Male, Phil Root and Felicia Cleveland Stevens of Bristol-based Caraboo Projects. Collective action hit the art headlines at the end of 2019 when that year’s four Turner Prize nominees formed a collective to […]

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Class of 2020: Jemma Jelf

BA Fine Art, MIMA School of Art and Design, Middlesbrough. Jemma Jelf is interested in how we represent ourselves sexually and the way that attitudes to this are determined by factors such as gender, age, sexual orientation, background and religion. […]

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Class of 2020: Rithika Pandey

BA Fine Art: Painting, Drawing and Printmaking, Carmarthen School of Art, Coleg Sir Gar. Rithika Pandey says of her work: “I am yearning for a spiritual, perhaps enlightened escape.” Working in painting, collage, animation and installations, her approach combines the […]

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Degree Shows 2019: new shows opening this week

This week sees a bumper batch of degree shows opening as we head into the busiest period for final-year exhibitions. So, good luck to all the students involved, including painters Jessie Davies and Aidan Stephen, both of which are profiled […]

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Degree shows 2019: opening this week

“Don’t follow trends, they’ll be over before the show opens.” That’s the advice from independent curator Lucy Day to students preparing for their degree shows. Day is one of five visual art professionals quoted in our What makes a great degree […]

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What makes a great degree show?: Magnus Quaife

“Not simply mirroring their tutors’ thinking” Primarily it is the students and of course the work that they exhibit. Everything they learn up to that point filters in to the level of ambition and the quality of the work made. […]

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What makes a great degree show?: Stephen Paige

“The work should not attempt to be a complete answer, how can it be?” Degree shows are always a tricky balance for the soon to be graduate student and burgeoning artist. They operate as multiple mini solo shows clumped together, […]

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What makes a great degree show?: Lucy Day

“Don’t follow trends, they’ll be over before the show opens” Treat your degree show like the professional opportunity that it is, albeit with a safety net. Make the signage clear and consistent and if you can have a card or […]

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What makes a great degree show?: Dr Daniel Pryde-Jarman

“The most exciting degree shows are often underpinned by diversity” The degree show is a key moment in the calendar to celebrate students’ achievement, and the climax of years of hard work in the development of individual and collaborative practices. […]

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