As May draws to an end and June comes into view the degree show season is really starting to get busy.
Taken from the listings in this year’s a-n Degree Shows Guide, this week sees 11 shows opening to the public across the UK, including Derby, Hertfordshire and Central Saint Martins in London.
There’s also includes a good showing for Wales with exhibitions opening in Carmarthen, Cardiff and Wrexham, while in Liverpool students from both John Moores and Hope will be presenting their degree show work.
In north-east England, the just-opened degree show at Teesside University includes the work of sound artist and sculptor Thomas Tyler, who talks about his work (below) in the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2017.
Including Fine Art, Illustration & Animation, Graphic Design, Architecture and more.
24-27 May, www.coventry.ac.uk
Central Saint Martins
Show One, featuring BA Fine Art, MA Fine Art, MA Photography, MA Art & Science, MRes: Art – Exhibition Studies, MRes Art – Moving Image, MRes Art – Theory and Philosophy.
24-28 May, www.events.arts.ac.uk, @CSM_news
The university’s Fine Art degree show includes work by Thomas Tyler, who talks about his work in the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2017.
24 May – 5 June, www.facebook.com/teesfineart, @teesfineart
Carmarthen School Of Art, Coleg Sir Gar
Opening to the public on 24 May, with the preview event on Friday evening (7-9pm, 26 May).
24 May – 9 June, www.colegsirgar.ac.uk, @CarmSchOfArt
Liverpool School Of Art & Design
Liverpool John Moores University’s art and design school presents its degree show.
25 May – 9 June, www.ljmu.ac.uk, @LSAD_LJMU
Cardiff School of Art and Design
Featuring work from a variety of courses including Architectural Design & Technology, Artist Designer Maker, Ceramics, Fine Art, Photographic Practice and Textiles.
27 May – 2 June, www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/artanddesign, @CardiffMetCSAD
Liverpool Hope University
With a preview on 26 May, the Department of Fine and Applied Art presents students’ work in a variety of media.
27 May – 6 June, www.hope.ac.uk
Canterbury Christ Church University
Final-year students studying BA Fine Art and BA Fine and Applied Arts present their work.
27 May – 10 June www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-culture, @MAD_CCCU
School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire
With a preview tomorrow (6-10pm, 25 May), the show then opens to the public from 30 May.
30 May – 2 June, www.headlines.herts.ac.uk/shows, @uhcreatives
University of Derby
The university’s ‘Big Show’ highlights final-year students’ work in the areas of contemporary art and design.
30 May – 11 June, www.derby.ac.uk/big-show, @UniDerbyFineArt
Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Glyndwr University’s degree show features work by graduate artists, designers, makers and performers.
30 May – 6 June, www.glyndwr.ac.uk
For details of shows that opened last week and are still continuing, click here
CORRECTION: The opening date for Carmarthen School Of Art’s degree show has been corrected since publication
1. Jen Chapman, performance still, 2017, Teesside University. Courtesy: Teesside University
2. Thomas Tyler, installation view, 2017, Teesside University. Courtesy: the artist