Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Press Release: Angel Cake West Dean College of Arts & Conservation Visual Arts Summer Shows 2018

Posted on 21st May 2018

The West Dean Summer Show 2018 'Angel Cake' showcases original work by emerging artists studying for their Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate MFA qualifications. The free exhibitions, held at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation and then in London, display a diverse range of practices including sculpture, installation, print, painting, film, ceramics, and textiles.

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    Press Release: West Dean College of Arts and Conservation announces Tamara Henderson as Artist-in-Residence

    Posted on 14th May 2018

    West Dean College of Arts and Conservation announces Tamara Henderson as Artist-in-Residence in collaboration with Cass Sculpture Foundation. The project will support a new series of ceramic work by artist Tamara Henderson. Beginning with hypnosis, Henderson will uncover unconscious images that will inform the making of the work, a process aligned to artistic methodologies that are part of the legacy of West Dean.

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    Student Press Release: LINE AND FORM 2018

    Posted on 28th February 2018

    Full time Visual Arts students, and alumni from West Dean College present an exhibition of works for sale to raise funds for a catalogue for the Summer Show 2018 at West Dean and at the Espacio Gallery in London, providing an exciting opportunity to acquire drawings, paintings, prints and ceramics from emerging and recently established artists at affordable prices.

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    Press Release: 2017/2018 Artist in Residence announced today by West Dean College

    Posted on 24th July 2017

    The Visual Arts department at West Dean College is delighted to announce the results of their recent Artist-in-Residence Open Call. The three recipients of the 2017/18 residencies are Gabriela Beveridge, Katie Schwab and Ross Taylor. The artists were selected from 113 submissions made during the three-month Open Call, which attracted entries from around the world. The selected artists will be resident at West Dean for three weeks, during which time they will not only develop their practices and deepen their knowledge of West Dean, but also work closely with students on the full-time Visual Arts programmes.

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    Press Release: Critical Paths - Visual Arts Summer Show

    Posted on 21st June 2017

    West Dean College announces 'Critical Paths', the Visual Arts Summer Shows for 2017, taking place first at West Dean and then in London. The exhibitions showcase the work of twelve students graduating from the full-time Visual Arts programmes at West Dean College, including Graduate and Postgraduate Diploma, MA and MFA degrees. Exhibiting students will present work developed over a year of intensive study, providing visitors with the opportunity to view original work by a group of emerging artists.

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    Press Release: Artist-in-Residence Programme

    Posted on 24th April 2017

    West Dean College announces Artist-in-Residence programme, launching on 24th April 2017. Artists are invited to submit proposals outlining how they wish to spend their three-week residency at the uniquely immersive creative arts college in West Sussex. Three residencies are available, the first commencing in October 2017. The deadline for entries will be at midnight on Monday 3rd July, and residencies will be publicly announced on Monday 24th July.