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

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 is closing its gallery spaces today and 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.

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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 is closing its gallery spaces today and 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.

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http://www.ceramics-aberystwyth.com

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

 

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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

Photos: Exhibitions Opening, 6. December 2019, School of Art: John Duffin & Simon Pierse

Our visitors enjoyed the opening of John Duffin’s Retrospective and Simon Pierse’s Shy Green – Ice Blue: Paintings of Greenland on Friday night. The evening was a great chance for students, staff and guests to have a chat with both artists and find out about their work.

The exhibitions are open Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm, until the 7th February 2020. Please be aware that the School of Art Gallery is closed from 23th December until the 3rd January 2020. It will be open again on the 6th January 2020.

John Duffin’s exhibition
Simon Pierse’s (left) exhibition
John Duffin (left) and Head of Department Professor Robert Meyrick
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The Winter Show, School of Art, 11 December 2019, 6pm – 9pm

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The Winter Show is an exciting, annual, one- evening, 2 hour, site and situation specific, ‘pop-up’ intervention exhibition at the School of Art, Buarth Mwar, Aberystwyth University. The exhibition will feature a wide range of interdisciplinary projects such as performance, workshops, installation, mixed media assemblage, text, video and sound by 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students on the Creative Arts and Fine Art Interdisciplinary Practice modules.

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Photo: Keith Morris

Over 25 exciting, challenging and original responses and interpretations to the architecture, culture and creative educational programme will directly and subtly engage with ‘sites and situations’ in and around the School of Art offering new understanding and awareness of the school and its role within the University and Abersytwyth community. The exhibition, curated by a student curatorial team, enables the student participants to celebrate their own work and support the work of their peers through this unique public platform.

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Students will welcome visitors with a guide- book and refreshments at the welcome desk in the School of Art Foyer between 6.00 – 9.00pm.