This week’s selection, taken from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2017 listings, features 10 shows opening across England, Wales and Scotland, and includes University of Worcester, Dundee University, the Slade, and Swansea College of Art
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For the next couple of months we’ll be presenting a weekly pick of degree shows across the UK as they open to the public, selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2017 listings. We start this week with final-year shows from Falmouth, Lincoln, Oxford Brookes and Chichester.
The University of Kent is closing its School of Music and Fine Art in 2019 and applications to study BA Fine Art at the university have been suspended.
The just-published a-n Degree Shows Guide 2017 captures the buzz of ideas and activity that this time of year is all about. With an in-depth introductory interview with Elizabeth Price, listings of more than 70 shows across the UK, plus contributions from Christine Borland, Nicolas Deshayes, Laura Oldfield Ford and many more practising artists and final-year students, it’s the perfect degree show season companion.
Call for renaming of Ex-Libris Gallery to celebrate and value Newcastle’s female creative practitioners.
From:February 20, 2017
To:April 02, 2017
The Cornwall-based multi-media sculptor writes a scathing letter criticising the institution he studied at and has been a fellow of since 2013.
Newcastle-based artist Kathryn Hodgkinson believes that the city council’s planning decisions are having a detrimental effect on the area’s creative community. In the wake of the recent decision to demolish the creative space Uptin House to make way for ‘yet another block of student flats’, she argues that local authorities need to embrace the true value of artists.
During last week I met some students at an opening and workshop event at the university. I had been contributing to the Pop My Mind project devised by Oliver Squirrel and organised also with Laurel and Karis. They are artists […]
I was staying in an apartment in the centre of Rabat that belongs to a Spanish architect and his friend Hanae Elyakoubi Hmimid is currently studying at the ISMAC: institut superieur des métiers de l’audovisuel et du cinéma. She asked […]
A recent symposium held in Glasgow and organised jointly by Glasgow School of Art and Q-Art saw fine art staff, students and industry professionals examine the role of art schools and how they prepare students for life after university. Laura Campbell reports on the issues raised and the possible solutions.
Manchester School of Art graduate Becca Halliwell-Sutton has won the £20,000 Woon Prize, hosted by Northumbria University at Baltic 39 in Newcastle.
Ten artists have been shortlisted for painting and sculpture prize that focuses on students currently in their final year of undergraduate study in the UK.
Venue:UWE Bristol’s City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island
From:June 04, 2016
To:June 08, 2016
Location:South West England
At 58 pages, this year’s a-n Degree Shows Guide is the biggest yet and features interviews with artist Bedwyr Williams and mima director Alistair Hudson, contributions from artists including Ruth Ewan, George Barber and Marianna Simnett, plus listings featuring over 75 shows across the UK.
46 artists have been selected for the annual open submission exhibition that showcases new and recent fine art graduates.
The fourth edition of the prize for final-year undergraduate fine art students, which offers a total award fund of £40,000 and a first prize that includes a 12-month studio fellowship at BALTIC 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne, is open for applications.
This year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition will be selected by Anya Gallaccio, Alan Kane and Haroon Mirza.
As protests continue over the plan to move the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design to a new site in Islington, the faculty’s dean has resigned having earlier been suspended over his disagreement with the relocation.
43 recent graduates from five West Midlands art schools will exhibit their work over four venues across the region from February 2016, as part of this large-scale partnership exhibition from Turning Point West Midlands.
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I am aware it has been over a week since I posted, and it’s not like me is it? As I sit here, not sleeping, again, I mull over the reason why. It is because […]
The Antiuniversity Now! festival is taking place in London and across the UK this weekend, offering an alternative to what its founders describe as ‘the creeping marketisation of education’. Co-organiser Shiri Shalmy explains why she believes traditional academia needs to be challenged.
As part of the year-long fig-2 show, which sees a new artist exhibiting every week at London’s ICA, the winner of the Student Open Call is Goldsmiths MFA student Manuel Mathieu.
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.
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