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:
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.
The 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:
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).
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 →
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.
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.
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.
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.