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School of Creative Arts

Critical Paths - West Dean College Visual Arts Summer Shows 2017

Posted on 4th July 2017

Critical Paths showcases the exciting creative talent of the College's Visual Arts students in the expansive Edward James Studios at West Dean, then at the Espacio Gallery in London. Exhibiting students 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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    Introduction to Collections Care and Conservation Management

    Posted on 24th May 2017

    Masterclass from Museums and Heritage show in London last week, by Shayne Rivers MA (RCA), FIIC, MA Collections Care and Conservation Management (CCCM) Subject Leader, and PhD researcher.

    Shayne's masterclass explored the following questions and offered an insight into CCCM at West Dean College.

  • Degrees and Diplomas

    The West Dean College European Study Trip 2017

    Posted on 28th March 2017

    Great images from our Conservation and Creative Arts students from their recent European study tour. Visits included Gravensteen Castle en route to Amsterdam, the Het Loo Paleis, Apeldoorn, Boijman's "Mad About Surrealism," exhibition in Rotterdam.

  • School of Creative Arts

    West Dean College Visual Arts Research Project: Dame Edith Sitwell

    Posted on 25th October 2016

    The first time I entered the Old Music Room at West Dean College, the portrait of the poet, Dame Edith Sitwell, also known as Sibyl, (1936-7), painted by Pavel Tchelitchew, struck me immediately, not least because her larger than life figure loomed ominously out of the darkness, but because she was instantly recognisable from her distinctive elegant hands and long Plantagenet nose.

  • Events

    Edith, Elizabeth and I

    Posted on 4th October 2016

    The School of Creative Arts at West Dean College is proud to present an evening of theatre and literary history. Edith, Elizabeth and I. This is a fast-paced one woman show created by Jules Craig, writer and performer, and inspired by the life and works of the British poet Edith Sitwell.

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