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”

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”

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”

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”

University of Bolton art students chosen for Venice Fellowships 2019

Second year BA Fine Art students, Natasha Mitchell and Abbie Detheridge will spend a month in Italy as part of the Venice Biennale Student Fellowships for 2019, during one of the world’s most important art and architecture Biennale exhibitions. The opportunity to conduct independent research in and around Venice has been sponsored by Bolton SchoolContinue reading “University of Bolton art students chosen for Venice Fellowships 2019”

Fine Art Alumni in exchange exhibition at Studio44, Stockholm

Alyson J Barton, Sandra Bouguerch, Maggie Hargreaves, Thaleia Kavvada, Angela O’Mara, Steph Shipley, Jason Simpson, & Denis Whiteside. Eight alumni artists from BA(Hons) Fine Art showed their work in an international exchange exhibition in Stockholm in November 2017. This was the first part of a collaborative exchange project between neo:artists and selected artists from StudioContinue reading “Fine Art Alumni in exchange exhibition at Studio44, Stockholm”

Lecturer David Gledhill interviewed by Artribune

David Gledhill, lecturer in Fine Art at University of Bolton was recently interviewed by Italian magazine Artribune. The interview focused on recent developments with Rogue Artists’ Studios CIC of which Gledhill is co-director. Gledhill’s affiliation with the studios forms part of the Fine Art programme’s Industry Advisory Board and as such students benefit from industryContinue reading “Lecturer David Gledhill interviewed by Artribune”