From painting and sculpture to intriguing animated works and performance, we wrap up this year’s a-n Instagram degree shows coverage with a look at Sam King’s visit to The Art Academy’s 2018 graduate show, plus other highlights from previous degree show Instagram takeovers this year.
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As degree shows season reaches its final few weeks, we look back at a-n Instagram takeovers from Warwickshire College and City & Guilds of London Art School.
A look back at this week’s a-n member Instagram takeovers with posts from Birmingham City University’s School of Art degree show and Camberwell College of Arts’ undergraduate show. Janet Tryner continued her degree shows coverage on the a-n Instagram with a visit to […]
14 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are opening over the next 7 days from 14 June 2018. The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 and online interactive map at staging.a-n.co.uk/degree-shows provide listings for degree shows taking place throughout the UK. As June progresses degree […]
We highlight 22 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows opening during the week of 4 June 2018. As we head into June the number of openings is in full flow, and here we highlight 22 shows opening over the next seven days […]
We catch up with more Instagram posts by a-n members FK McLoone and Rebecca Ainsworth reflecting on shows in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Bolton. After a brief break, the a-n degree shows takeovers returned with Dundee-based FK McLoone visiting the Masters […]
As part of our ongoing 2018 degree shows coverage, a-n members have been taking over the a-n Instagram to report from degree shows at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wirral Metropolitan College, and Coventry University. After a first week of a-n Instagram […]
We highlight 16 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are open from 25 May 2018. The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 and online interactive map at staging.a-n.co.uk/degree-shows provide listings for degree shows taking place throughout the UK. As we head […]
a-n members Anna Grace Rogers, FK McLoone and Rebecca Ainsworth have visited degree shows in Swansea, Dundee and St Helens for the first of our 2018 degree shows Instagram takeovers. Swansea College of Art was the focus for our first […]
This summer a-n members will once again be taking over the a-n Instagram to post images and commentary from degree shows around the country as they happen. Following an open call on Jobs and opps, we’ve selected five artist-Instagrammers who will be visiting shows in Scotland, […]
As degree show season starts to get busy, we highlight 11 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows opening during the week commencing 14 May 2018. The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 and online interactive map at staging.a-n.co.uk/degree-shows provide listings for degree shows […]
MA (Hons) Fine Art, Edinburgh College of Art I have works from when I was about 15 that would prove that absolutely nothing has changed in the time I’ve been doing my course! I am still captivated by visual representations […]
BA (Hons) in Textile Design, Glasgow School of Art I have welcomed having more time to experiment in my final year, growing in confidence through the process of trial and error with certain techniques. Having reached my fourth year, I […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Newcastle University My work has certainly taken a direction I didn’t expect it to, becoming more and more concerned with reflective materials, such as glitter, foils and iridescent tinsels and fabrics. I now like to work […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Bath Spa University My work has changed hugely over the past three years. The course has challenged and pushed me to become an expert in my own field, to take risks, be ambitious and see my […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University In the time I’ve been doing my course, my understanding about painting has transformed and expanded. It’s not just about oil on canvas but instead has become a methodology with which I approach […]
BDes (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration, Belfast School of Art, University of Ulster Throughout the course I’ve improved the quality and richness of my work, but I always strive for better. My degree show will include a number of zines […]
BA (hons) Fine Art, Lancaster University During my course I have transitioned from working digitally with photographs, often transcribing them into pencil drawings, to indulging in the world of painting and abstraction. My experience of working with paint prior to […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Teesside University At the start of my degree my work was centred on the environment but more specifically, human interaction and the way the world is affected by people. Through my time on the course I […]
Final-year shows opening for the week commencing 7 May 2018 including University of Chichester, Coventry University, Oxford Brookes University, Teesside University and Writtle School of Design. The conceptual artist Ryan Gander sums up his degree show thus: “My strongest memory […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Lincoln My work has changed considerably since starting my course, utilising the safety net of the university environment to explore and experiment new avenues with my work. I came onto the course as a painter and I […]
London and Suffolk-based artist Ryan Gander makes artworks that materialise in many different forms from sculpture to film, writing, graphic design, installation, performance and more. Here he discusses ‘welcoming’ visitors to his degree show at Manchester Metropolitan University in the late 1990s, and how ‘what you make’ is more important than which college you attended.
BA (Hons) Painting, Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen In the first two years at Gray’s we were given very specific briefs, often challenging us with topics that were out of our comfort zones, but this taught me […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art and Visual Culture, University of the West of England, Bristol I started art school thinking I was going to be a painter and I couldn’t have been more wrong. My practice has developed over the three […]
Artists Simeon Barclay, Evan Ifekoya, Joanna Kirk, Cathy Lomax, Helen McGhie and Damien Meade look back at the ambitions and anxieties of their own degree shows, and reflect on the long-game of being an artist.