Venice Fellowships – Partnership Opportunity Undergraduates selected for Venice Biennale Fellowships

Two Fine Art undergraduates have been selected to take part in a unique fellowship opportunity to spend a month in Venice at one of the world’s most prominent art and architecture biennials. Charlotte Roberts and Vicky Jones were selected through a competitive application and interview process set up by the university in partnership with TheContinue reading “Venice Fellowships – Partnership Opportunity Undergraduates selected for Venice Biennale Fellowships”

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”

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”

University of Bolton Graduates show in exchange exhibition in Stockholm

Corduroy Part 1 – Are we in progress? Studio 44, Tjärhovsgatan 44 & ABF Huset, Sveavägen 41. 10th  November – 3rd December 2017  (Preview – Friday 10th  November 2017 ) Alyson J Barton, Sandra Bouguerch, Mariana Ekner, Louise Garman, Emma Göransson, Christina Göthesson, Bethan Hamilton, Maggie Hargreaves, Suzanne Harulow, Susanne Högdahl Holm, Geraldine Hudson, ThaleiaContinue reading “University of Bolton Graduates show in exchange exhibition in Stockholm”

Fine Art lecturers in touring show Berlin 1936 Olympic Village Project

About the Project… in September 2015, artists Margaret Cahill, Wolf Bertram Becker, David Gledhill and Peter Lewis, were invited to visit the site of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Village by its current owner, DKB Stiftung für Gesellschaftliches Engagement Berlin and Palis Advisory GmbH Berlin, who initiated and organised the project.The artists have spent the pastContinue reading “Fine Art lecturers in touring show Berlin 1936 Olympic Village Project”