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”

Visiting artists talks – Simon le Ruez

Also this semester we have the artist Simon Le Ruez coming in to give an artists talk. Simon was born in Jersey CI and now lives and makes work in Sheffield and Berlin. He works across various media though more specifically is known as a sculptor and installation artist. He has exhibited internationally widely  inContinue reading “Visiting artists talks – Simon le Ruez”

Visiting artists talks and Master Class – Alumni Maggie Hargreaves

Later in November, alumni Maggie Hargreaves will be giving a masterclass workshop in solar plate etching to students in Fine Art and Art & Design. A technique she has mastered through frequent use in her own work. Since graduating Maggie has shown her work in numerous exhibitions, art fairs and engaged with several collaborative projects.Continue reading “Visiting artists talks and Master Class – Alumni Maggie Hargreaves”

Micro – residency : Anastasia Mina 2017

Anastasia Mina; a Royal College of Art MA graduate, will be undertaking the second artist micro-residency in the Fine Art Studios this November. The initiative has been developed in partnership with neo:artists and creates a great opportunity for students on the BA (Hons) Fine Art Programme to engage with and work alongside a professionally emergingContinue reading “Micro – residency : Anastasia Mina 2017”

Visiting artists talks – Steph Shipley

This semester we are pleased to announce that Steph Shipley, artist and graduate from our BA(Hons) Fine Arts programme, will be returning to the university to give an artist talk. This will be a unique opportunity for students to gain greater insight and understanding of a recent alumni’s creative and professional development. Steph graduated withContinue reading “Visiting artists talks – Steph Shipley”

Visiting artists talks – Olwyn Carroll

Other programmed artists talks …Olwyn Carroll graduate from Central St Martins and shortlisted artist for Woon Foundation Prize an inter-disciplinary artist working across print, sculpture, painting animation and installation who recently completed a residency at neo:studios. The primitive qualities of stop-motion animation using handcrafted puppets heightens a sense of raw vulnerability, revealing human frailty ofContinue reading “Visiting artists talks – Olwyn Carroll”