“Inconvenient Objects”: Curating works from the School of Art Collection – School of Art Galleries – until 1st October 2021

This year’s student-curated exhibition at Aberystwyth University’s School of Art enters into wider dialogues around how museums deal with troublesome objects in their collections. It aims to make the challenges of museum display and interpretation transparent. Continue reading

‘Picture a Dog’ – Exhibition at the School of Art Galleries, 19th July – 27th August 2021

Dogs have been our companions for millennia.

It is thus no surprise that they have also been present in art for thousands of years.

This exhibition includes prints, photographs, drawings, paintings, ceramics and digital illustrations from the 18th to the 21st century taken from the School of Art collections, and loaned from the National Library of Wales, artists and private collections. Continue reading

The Winter Show 2020 – Creative Arts and Interdisciplinary Practice – Online Student Exhibition – 16th December 2020 – 1.00pm till 8.00pm

Students from Creative Arts and Fine Art taking the Interdisciplinary Practice module at Aberystwyth University will be showing work they have made over the 11 week semester in response to the theme/topic/concept: Nature. Their diverse responses will be presented as pre- recorded films, live interactive workshops and live performances. You are welcome to drop in and out of the zoom webinar event and to contribute feedback and responses via the chat. The event will open and finish with a live full panel Q&A discussion which you are welcome to join.

A link to the zoom webinar event is on the Creative Arts Online Studio:

https://creativeartsaberystwyth.university

The event will also be streamed live on the facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/wintershow2020

You can find the exhibition programme on the Creative Arts Online Studio:

You can view each students creative development over the semester on the Creative Arts Online Studio:

Ceramics Collection in Focus: Ceramics created by Black artists./ Craffu ar y Casgliad Crochenwaith: Crochenwaith a grëwyd gan Artistiaid Duon.

Glazed stoneware pot, Ladi Kwali, measurements: 34.5cm high, catalogue number: C1411

For #BlackHistoryMonth 2020 we take a look at the ceramics in the Collection made by Black ceramicists. These include works produced in Africa, works by African makers who came to live in Britain, and works by artists who came to demonstrate at the International Ceramics Festivals.

Ym #MisHanesPoblDduon 2020 edrychwn ar grochenwaith yn y Casgliad a wnaed gan grochenyddion duon. Maent yn cynnwys gwaith a wnaed yn Affrica, gwaith gan wneuthurwyr Affricanaidd a ddaeth i fyw ym Mhrydain, a darnau gan artistiaid a ddaeth i ddangos eu gwaith yn y Gwyliau Serameg Rhyngwladol.

https://ceramics-aberystwyth.com/exh…/black-history-month/

‘Another Line to Follow’ – Exhibition Catalogue

LINE TO FOLLOW poster FINALThe 1st May would have been the last day of our Another Line to Follow- exhibition, and we are sad that – due to the current situation – we couldn’t welcome visitors to our School of Art Gallery in person over the last few weeks. Nevertheless, our Senior Curator Neil Holland has put together the below catalogue of the show, so that those of you who didn’t have a chance to see it live can at least catch a glimpse of the many fabulous works that were on display:

Another Line to Follow

You are very welcome to download the PDF and, if you are interested in purchasing one of the works, please contact us: arlstaff@aber.ac.uk

Take care and stay safe,

The School of Art Museum team

 

Beyond the Wheel: Sculptural Ceramics from Aberystwyth University’s Ceramic Collection, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 4th April-28th June 2020

The Ceramic Gallery is currently closed for the foreseeable future following government recommendations.

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is paramount.

We will publish our re-opening dates on our websites and social media accounts.

Please look after yourselves and each other.

twitter.com/AberArtSchool

twitter.com/Aberceramics http://www.ceramics-aberystwyth.com

http://www.aber.ac.uk/museum

The exhibition features works by:
Ashraf Hanna
Ewen Henderson
Sandor Kecskemeti
Richard Slee
Claire Curneen
David Binns
Antal Pazmandi
Judit Varga
Ruth Duckworth
Graham Burr
and others
Please visit the ceramic collection website for opening times and more information:

‘A Radical Tradition – Eine Radikale Tradition: Heimat Photography in the Third Reich, School of Art Gallery, 2 March – 1 May 2020

The School of Art has closed its gallery spaces for the foreseeable future following government recommendations.

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is paramount.

We will publish our re-opening dates on our websites and social media accounts.

Please look after yourselves and each other.

twitter.com/AberArtSchool

twitter.com/Aberceramics http://www.ceramics-aberystwyth.com

http://www.aber.ac.uk/museum

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The exhibition is curated by Dr. Christopher Webster van Tonder, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art and Curator of Photography at the School of Art. It includes a selection of images from the School of Art’s museum collection of vintage photographs as well as several new darkroom prints that Dr. Webster made from the collection of negatives of German photographers Hans Saebens and Erich Retzlaff. In addition, the exhibition shows digital copies of the work of Hans Retzlaff from the Ludwig-Uhland-Institut für Empirische Kulturwissenschaft, at the University of Tübingen. School of Art, Edward Davies Building, Buarth Mawr, Aberystwyth (SY23 1NG).

Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm, Closed 10 – 17 April

‘Another Line to Follow’ – School of Art Gallery, 2nd March – 01 May 2020

The School of Art has closed its gallery spaces for the foreseeable future following government recommendations.

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is paramount.

We will publish our re-opening dates on our websites and social media accounts.

Please look after yourselves and each other.

twitter.com/AberArtSchool

twitter.com/Aberceramics

http://www.ceramics-aberystwyth.com

http://www.aber.ac.uk/museum

 

LINE TO FOLLOW poster FINAL

Another Line to Follow celebrates the ongoing friendship and collaboration between artists who share a common thread through their interest in abstraction and who are connected to Aberystwyth University, having met whilst either teaching or studying art. The idea of ‘following lines’ emerged as a challenge to see if it would be possible to make a direct response to each other’s artwork. Continue reading