As part of the first year art history module Exploring the School of Art Collections, students have the opportunity to write a small piece for this blog. This year the group decided on the theme of ‘deference’ – historical and contemporary pictures that demonstrate traditions (imaginary or real) of loyalty be it to the church, to the state, to royalty, to their communities or even within personal relationships. Each student had the opportunity to choose from a selection of prints, drawings and photographs. They only had one week to undertake some research before presenting their drafts. They all worked very hard on these projects so please take the time to view their efforts. Continue reading
Postgraduate Show September 2018 – Some Impressions
Our Postgrads have worked hard to create this exhibition and they can be proud of what they have achieved. Here are some impressions of the show and the private view, which was on Saturday, 19th September.
The show is still open Monday, 24th & Tuesday, 25th, 10am-5pm, and Wednesday, 26th September, 10am-3pm. You’re very welcome to visit and explore the postgraduate show and the Sea Change & Discourse: Reynolds to Rego exhibitions in our public galleries! The latter are still on until Friday, 28th, 10am-5pm daily.
(Click on the images to enlarge them.)
5. German Talk, 19th September 2018, School of Art
When: 19th September 2018
Time: 5pm – 6pm
Where: School of Art, room 206
Topic: ‘Powell & German Culture’
For more information about the German Talks and how to find us:
Degree Show & Postgraduate Show Opening, Saturday 19th May 2018 – A Photo Gallery
‘the TAKEOVER’ at the Arts Centre, 8th May 2018
The Creative Arts 3rd year curatorial team and course director Miranda Whall are very excited to welcome you to the Arts Centre Aberystwyth on Tuesday May 8th from 12.00 – 3.00 for the third 2nd & 3rd year annual student TAKEOVER exhibition.
The exhibition includes performance, installation, text, video and audio projects.
You will be greeted at the welcome desk (outside the Great Hall) by Miranda and the students with various goodies, a publication and guide map and a cup of elderflower cordial.
Please arrive for one of the guided tours at either 12.30. 1.30 or 2.30 for the 40 minute (approx) tour, you can leave the tour at any time if you cannot stay that long.
There will be a Q&A in the cinema from 3.00 – 4.00 we would be delighted if you could also join us for that.
Peter Davies: Peregrination at the School of Art Gallery, 23 November 2017 – 02 February 2018
For more information, please click here
Terry Bell Hughes- exhibition: 11 November 2017 – 21 January 2018, CERAMIC GALLERY, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Exploring the School of Art Collection – 2016
As part of the first year art history module Exploring the School of Art Collections, students have the opportunity to write a small piece for this blog. This year the group focused on our photography collection. Each student had the opportunity to choose from a selection of prints from British, American and Italian photographers active in the mid 20th century. They only had one week to undertake some research before presenting their drafts. They all worked very hard on these projects so please take the time to view their efforts.
Aberystwyth named University of the Year for Teaching Quality
Great news for AU! Read all about it here.
FOR ABER TWO – New exhibition at the School of Art Gallery: 09 August – 01 September 2017
‘A’ For Aber Two
7 August to 1 September 2017
This exhibition is a A follow up to last year’s A for Aber. This time the focus is on Visit Wales’ theme of the ‘Year of Legends’ 2017.