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List of London Degree Shows for Visual Arts

Posted in Uncategorized by Scott @ Rise Art on May 25, 2010

End of term is approaching fast and with it the exiting degree shows of visual and applied art students. At Riseart, we look forward to these events, as they give us the opportunity to discover new talent, liaise with artists and have a good time. Below, we have listed  the degree shows coming up in London – for further information on opening hours and locations, simply follow the links. Please note: A range of MFA shows are held in September, thus they are not featured in this post.

Gavin Turk 'Cave' (1991) submission for his degree show made him fail his MA

1. Royal College of Arts

  • SHOW ONE featuring works by students of Photography, Printmaking, Ceramics & Glass, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery is from 28 May – 6 June.
  • For the first time, Painting and Sculpture students show together in their studio spaces in Battersea, during the SHOW TWO BATTERSEA, which takes place from 23 June – 4 July.
  • Art Research Students show their work from 10 – 18 July.

2. Slade School of Fine Art

  • The BA Degree Show takes place from 22 – 27 May.
  • The MA and MFA Degree show is from 10 – 16 June.

3. Goldsmiths

  • The Undergraduate Show takes place from 18 June – 21 June.
  • The MFA Show displays a broad spectrum of work from Fine Art and Curating Students, with media ranging from photography, painting, sculpture, performance to digital media – the exhibition is open from 9 – 12 July.

4. Central Saint Martins

  • The work of Foundation Diploma Art students at Byam Shaw is displayed from 26 – 30 May.
  • Works by Graphic Design students is shown from 15 – 20 June.
  • BA Fine Art students, together with Pg Cert Photography students show their work from 18 – 24 June.
  • BA Fine Art from Byam Shaw and Pg Dip Fine Art work is on show from 29 June – 3 July.

5. Chelsea College of Art and Design

  • Students from the Foundation course present their works from 29 May – 2 June (30  and 31 May the exhibition is closed).
  • The Undergraduate Show takes place from 19 – 26 June, showing BA Fine Art, Graphic Design Communication, Interor Design and Textiles.
  • Works from students who completed their Pg Dip in Fine art is displayed from 24 – 27 July.

6. London College of Communication

  • The work of BA Photography, Book Arts & Design, Sound Arts and Design students is on show from 4 – 9 June.

7. Wimbledon College of Art

  • Foundation Show takes place from 17 – 23 June (closed on 20 June).
  • Undergraduate show is on display from 18 -23 June (again, closed on 20 June).

8. Camberwell College of Art

  • The students of Foundation and Undergraduate courses show their work from 22 – 26 June.
  • Postgraduate work is displayed from 14 -17 July.

9. Kingston University

  • The Undergraduate Degree show takes place from 6 -11 June.

10. Free Range

This event is held at the Old Trueman Brewery on Brick Lane and features over 100 university courses from across the UK. Thus it shows a variety of media and work over the course of 8 weeks. Just pop-in whenever you are going to the East End and be surprised by the sheer variety of innovative works! It opens its doors from 4 June – 26 July.

11. Westminster

  • BA students of Mixed media Fine Art have their work displayed from 9 and 10 June.
  • Contemporary Media Practice students show their work from 11 – 14 June.
  • The work of students completing the BA Illustration is on show from 14 – 17 June.

12. University of East London

  • Visual Art Degree Show is hosted from 4 – 8 June.

13. Thames Valley University

  • The Summer Showcase of their Faculty of Art takes place from 27 -29 May.

Which shows are you planning to go to? Did we miss one – if so, please add it in the comments section!


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