A selection of blogs by artists whose final year at art school happened to be 2015! The collection includes people who studied at University Campus Suffolk, Cambridge School of Art (Anglia Ruskin University), Staffordshire University, University of the West of […]
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The Nottingham Trent University graduate has been announced winner of the £20,000 prize for a final year painting and sculpture student during the unveiling of an exhibition of twelve shortlisted artists at Baltic 39’s Project Space in Newcastle upon Tyne.
As the degree shows season draws to a close, we republish the last of three interviews with art professionals from the 50-page a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015. Here, Louise Hutchinson, director of S1 Artspace in Sheffield, talks about how to present work and the tyranny of the student business card.
In a piece originally published as part of a-n’s 2015 Degree Shows Guide, Artes Mundi director Karen MacKinnon discusses the wider possibilities of the degree show for artists developing a socially-engaged art practice.
Why not share the memories and experiences of your degree show – whenever, wherever and however it happened. Where did you study and when? What did you show, and how does your work differ now?
The first of two summer exhibitions at the CASS, London is a high-calibre show featuring excellent curation. Jack Hutchinson reports, and finds that the student exhibitors are already planning for the future.
Glasgow School of Art’s BA Fine Art degree show, the first full showcase since last year’s fire, is across two floors of the department’s new home in the Tontine Building in the city’s east end. Chris Sharratt reports.
This year’s UWE Bristol Fine Art and Art & Visual Culture degree show at Spike Island features work by 42 students. Rowan Lear reports on a provocative and irreverent exhibition.
Richard Taylor visits Newcastle University’s undergraduate degree show at the Hatton Gallery and Fine Art building.
Originally published in this year’s a-n Degree Shows Guide, Steven Bode, director of Film and Video Umbrella, discusses the challenges faced by moving image work at degree shows.
This year’s Slade BA/BFA exhibition features 27 artists who have worked hard to produce a busy show where the works complement each other, rather than compete.
The 2015 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design degree show launches this weekend in Dundee, with the opening night being live streamed by the college for the first time. In a Q&A originally published in the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015, Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices student Eilidh Wilson talks about how she prepared for the show.
Students of the Royal College of Art protest at cuts to degree show opening hours and facilities, and at what they see as the unacceptable use of how tuition fees are spent.
50-page Degree Shows Guide 2015 featuring more than 75 forthcoming shows across the UK, plus perspectives from artists, curators, academics and graduating students on what artist Bob and Roberta Smith refers to as an “incredible rite of passage”. Available on issuu or as pdf.
This year’s 50-page a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015 features more than 75 forthcoming shows across the UK, plus perspectives from artists, curators, academics and graduating students on what artist Bob and Roberta Smith refers to as an “incredible rite of passage”.