Artists talks – Steph Shipley

Places that exude a sense of past, a public fascia and private interior; where a gap or an interval might pervade their decline or revival, are an ongoing source of enquiry.  An evolving series of projects investigate the temporal narratives and spatial relationships concealed in places that sometimes hold a personal or collective memory or intrigueContinue reading “Artists talks – Steph Shipley”

Artists talks – Darren Tolliday

The human face is the vehicle for my practice. I am drawn towards the visual spectacle of this centre of communication and expression. I attempt to convey its many subtle nuances. People’s faces punctuate our world on a daily basis. The inverted image series attempts to address and challenge the notion of what a portraitContinue reading “Artists talks – Darren Tolliday”

Visiting artists talks – Gordon Dalton

Dalton has earned an international reputation for his resplendently coloured paintings. He holds his MA, Fine Art, University of Northumbria, and an honours BA, Fine Art, University of Wales, Cardiff. Select residencies include URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016 and the Chapter Art Gallery, Cardiff, 2007. Select solo exhibitions: Trade Gallery, Nottingham; Bay Art, Cardiff; LastContinue reading “Visiting artists talks – Gordon Dalton”

Visiting artists talks – Steffi Klenz

Reader in Photography Steffi Klenz, leads our MA Fine Art and MA Curatorial Practice courses at UCA Canterbury. Steffi is an internationally exhibiting artist and her photographic practice has been consistently preoccupied with the built environment, critically exploring the notion of place and spatiality. Her work unfolds in urban places and buildings but it isContinue reading “Visiting artists talks – Steffi Klenz”

Visiting artists talks – Helen Sargeant

Helen Sargeant (b 1971 London) is an artist, academic and mother of two children (Sydney aged 10 and Naoise aged 3). Helen works from her home in Todmorden and at the Linden Art Studio Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. She works across drawing, painting, animation, video, performance and installation and has exhibited widely within the UK andContinue reading “Visiting artists talks – Helen Sargeant”

Visiting artists talks – Bobby Benjamin

Bobby’s no stranger to unusual exhibition spaces – having previously exhibited his work in a post office, a brothel and a car park – and the newly repurposed vintage clothing store-turned project space presents a unique set of challenges. Bobby’s emphatic that the work within Blood, Sweat N Tees will interact with the exhibition space,Continue reading “Visiting artists talks – Bobby Benjamin”

Artist Talks – Martina Mullaney

Sugartits is both the title of an artwork and an artists talk, that comes out of research on maternity and contemporary art.  Considering the social, psychic and symbolic order of the mother, Sugartits challenges established forms of art on maternity. The work moves beyond body-centric essentially determinate art where maternal experience is explicit in the work. Adopting activist, social,Continue reading “Artist Talks – Martina Mullaney”

Visiting artists talks and masterclasses – Louise Giovanelli

In April, painter Louise Giovanelli will be giving an artist talk in the School of Arts. Louise has just returned from Florida where she completed a Master Artist residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Last year she was one of the 12 artists shortlisted for the prestigious Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 throughContinue reading “Visiting artists talks and masterclasses – Louise Giovanelli”

Stranger Things – Emily Motto Micro residency April 2018

Rising Star Emily Motto to be the next artist in residence April – May 2018 Fine Art, Bolton School of the Arts We are very pleased to have Emily Motto joining to undertake the next micro residency in Fine Art, Bolton School of the Arts in association with neo:artists (April – May 2018) Fresh outContinue reading “Stranger Things – Emily Motto Micro residency April 2018”

Visiting artists talks and masterclasses – Robin Megannity Masterclass in oil painting

In February artist Robin Megannity gave a masterclass in oil painting to first year undergraduates studying 2D processes and techniques in painting. During his visit Robin also gave a talk about the developments in his own work since he graduated in Fine Art BA (Hons) from University of Wales Institute Cardiff in 2007. The talkContinue reading “Visiting artists talks and masterclasses – Robin Megannity Masterclass in oil painting”