Prize winners for the Isolationists Art Prize announced

. Sam Johnson, head of Bolton School of the Arts, University of Bolton announced the two prize winners at the Unlocked Bolton School of the Arts Creative Show launch. Finalist Jo Parker was awarded the current student prize and Pilar Costa was awarded the newcomer award. The three judges Julie Lomax (CE0 a-n news) EmilyContinue reading “Prize winners for the Isolationists Art Prize announced”

Isolationists Art Prize – Shortlisted Artists Announced

During lockdown the Isolationists Art Prize competition was launched that invited artists to make artwork in response to the theme Life in Lockdown.  Any observations, reflections on life experienced during this time; whether it be from their own perspective, that of a loved one, a stranger or from another species were all to be considered. Questions  asked of applicants were ..WhatContinue reading “Isolationists Art Prize – Shortlisted Artists Announced”

Foundation Art and Design – Unlocked

Below are some examples from the BA(hons) Art and Design with Foundation course at the University of Bolton (Bolton School of the Arts), ‘Un-locked‘ there are examples of fine art, photography, graphic design, animation, illustration, textiles and special effects. With purpose-built facilities, strong links with arts organisations and industry and a supportive environment, the University of BoltonContinue reading “Foundation Art and Design – Unlocked”

Consolidate – MA Exhibition

Bolton School of the Arts Creative Show ‘Unlocked’ 2020 does not only showcase BA graduate exhibitions, we also have our MA Fine Art Students interim exhibition ‘Consolidate’. To view the main homepage for the University of Bolton Creative Degree Showcase 2020 click here. UNLOCKED PUBLIC VIEW   FRIDAY 19th June 7pm – 8pm   School of Arts Creative Show 2020 During thisContinue reading “Consolidate – MA Exhibition”

Driven – 1st year Contemporary Fine Art Poster Exhibition

Bolton School of the Arts Creative Show ‘Unlocked’ 2020 does not only showcase BA graduate exhibitions, we also have 1st year BA Fine Art ‘Driven’ exhibition.  The exhibition is a collection of issue driven contemporary poster designs, putting a modern twist on historical information and propaganda posters. To view the main homepage for the University ofContinue reading “Driven – 1st year Contemporary Fine Art Poster Exhibition”

In the now – BA Fine Art Degree Show

This has been an incredible year for our graduating BA (Hons) Fine Art students, unprecedented in our lifetimes. Contemporary art practices comment on and make sense of the world by engaging with difficult and personal subjects. Our graduating Fine Art students have made work in relation to the rules of Lockdown and in spite ofContinue reading “In the now – BA Fine Art Degree Show”

Fine Art lecturer’s work in St Petersburg Show, March 2020

Lecturer in Fine Art Rebecca Sitar, is showing in a group art exhibition this week titled Focal Length at the Museum of Non-Conformist Art, St Petersburg, Russia. The exhibition features work from the 1990s to the 2000s and demonstrates the diversity of digital technology. Three British artists have been selected to show alongside emerging andContinue reading “Fine Art lecturer’s work in St Petersburg Show, March 2020”

Lecturer Liam Ainscough in exhibition at Oxford University 2019

Room 103: a visual tribute to George Orwell was selected to exhibit the influence the writer has on contemporary visual art at NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR NOW 10-17 Oct. 2019 at Oxford University Organised by Dr. Lisa Mullen and Dr. David Dwan Oct. 10th: Carole Cadwalladr and Fintan O’Toole in fine, provocative form at this evening’s talk ORWELLContinue reading “Lecturer Liam Ainscough in exhibition at Oxford University 2019”

Fine Art Graduates show in neo:artprize 2019

neo: are really excited about the relaunch of the neo:artprize in 2019, in partnership with Bolton Council. With over 50 artworks from 39 contemporary artists working across the world and using a whole range of media, the quality of the diverse and vibrant entries for the prize really impressed the distinguished judges, who were:Jordan Baseman: Reader inContinue reading “Fine Art Graduates show in neo:artprize 2019”

Lecturer Rebecca Sitar in exhibition at The Freelands Foundation, London 2019

Rebecca Sitar, lecturer in Fine Art was invited to participate in the fifth cycle of Fully Awake 5.6 at The Freelands Foundation, London in September. The group painting exhibition was co-curated by Ian Hartshorne and Sean Kaye exhibition. Fully Awake 5.6 was part of a cycle of exhibitions involving academics, artists and art educators inContinue reading “Lecturer Rebecca Sitar in exhibition at The Freelands Foundation, London 2019”