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Design and Contemporary Crafts

Meet the Maker: Rob Jones

Posted on 30th April 2019

Meet maker, designer and new short course tutor Rob Jones, who'll be joining us at the Arts and Craft Festival. He tells us about his company, Romor Designs, and what inspires him to design and produce his beautiful textiles.

  • Residencies

    International Women's Day 2019

    Posted on 6th March 2019

    West Dean College is celebrating International Women's Day 2019 by highlighting the work of women across the College. This year we are focussing on writing, weaving, and composing, and showcasing our residency programme and the professional Tapestry Studio. West Dean is committed to providing equal opportunities across all of its activity in the arts, conservation and making, as well as its support staff, and are proud to support International Women's Day #BalanceforBetter campaign.

  • Visual Arts

    Fine Art – Materials and Techniques

    Posted on 5th March 2019

    Since the beginning the academic year, full-time Fine Art students working toward Graduate Diploma's and Master's degrees have all been involved in numerous materials-based workshops that serve to inform their ongoing studio work. Read more about their progress here.

  • Visual Arts

    Visual Arts Alumni News

    Posted on 21st February 2019

    West Dean College's Visual Arts alumni have been very active in the last months with a variety of exhibitions, residencies, and events taking place all over the world. Here are a few highlights of what our graduates have been up to, as we look to celebrate their diverse achievements since completed their studies.

  • Residencies

    PROFILE: Jez riley French

    Posted on 7th February 2019

    West Dean College is delighted to welcome the artist, sound recordist and composer, Jez riley French, to its 2019 programme. Jez will perform live at West Dean on 28th February as part of Salon Imaginaire #5 and will be running a Field Recording short course in September.

  • Residencies

    Phil Minton's Feral Choir Workshop

    Posted on 7th January 2019

    The Feral Choir is a vocal experience for those who sing, for those who do not sing and for those who will never sing. Led by the unique and extraordinary singer and improvisation musician Phil Minton, the feral choir workshop will conclude with a live performance of improvised noise at Salon Imaginaire #4.

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