School of Arts Blog

  • Fine Art

    Banner Culture at the British Textile Biennial 2019

    Posted on 3rd October 2019

    A banner made during a workshop at West Dean College is currently on exhibition as part of the British Textile Biennial 2019. Banner Culture presents a retrospective history of protest in the UK, from traditional processional banners from heritage collections to contemporary DIY messages from local campaign groups.

  • Fine Art

    Visual Arts MA Show 2019

    Posted on 19th August 2019

    The MA Show 2019 showcases artworks by graduating students from the Visual Arts MA programme at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation.

  • Fine Art

    Visual Arts Exhibit in Margate

    Posted on 1st August 2019

    The Visual Arts programmes were recently showcased with an exhibition on Margate seafront, hosted by a brand new space, Artgame, a short walk from Turner Contemporary

  • Fine Art

    Finalist for Prestigious Australian Tapestry Award

    Posted on 12th July 2019

    Blog by Emma Straw, student

    After creating my own marbled papers, fabric and books, it made perfect sense to weave one of the images. It was from this marbled imagery that I decided to enter the Australian Tapestry Workshops open call.

  • Fine Art

    Meet the Artists - West Dean Summer Show 2019

    Posted on 17th June 2019

    The West Dean Summer Show 2019 will showcase original work by emerging artists studying for their Diploma in Art and Contemporary Crafts, Graduate Diploma and MFA qualifications. The free exhibition, held in the College's Edward James Studios, will display a diverse range of practices including sculpture, installation, print, painting, film, ceramics, and textiles.

  • Residencies

    Salon Imaginaire - Surrealism for the 21st Century

    Posted on 10th June 2019

    Originally conceived as a concert series celebrating the creative legacy of College founder, Edward James, Salon Imaginaire showcases some of the diverse explorative practices of different music and sound artists currently at work on the UK touring circuit.

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