The first exhibition in our Textile Design season is the work of textile artist Emma Neuberg, exploring the language of fine art, textiles and the sequencing of these in digital media. Taking place in the Gallery from Sat 9 January to Sat 20 February 2016.
Timorous Beasties are transforming the Gallery as part of our Textile Design Season, to become a space to inhabit; with re-constructed sofas, bespoke wallpaper and a bed to rest on, visitors are invited to spend time in this surreal and beguiling environment. 'Bedsit' is taking place from Wednesday 2 March to Saturday 16 April 2016.
Join us for an artist talk and the opening of the Timorous Beasties exhibition, exploring the relationship of pattern over different surfaces and substrates in our Gallery on Weds 2 March, from 5.15pm.
Meet the creative duo behind interiors brand, Mini Moderns when they discuss their practice and inspirations at our artist talk – part of our Textile Design Season. Speaking in our Studio Theatre on Weds 9 March 2016.
Meet the go-to authority on pattern, exploration, and innovation, PATTERNITY at our artist talk, discussing it's cult status, digital pattern and inspirations. Don't miss it in our Studio Theatre on Weds 23 March 2016.
Emma Neuberg is a London-based textile designer whose solo show exhibited in our Gallery as part of our Textile Design Season. We caught up with her in our regular Gallery Shorts series to find out about her multidisciplinary practice, the current state of textiles and fine art, and the process and inspiration behind the work in the show.
BA (Hons) Painting, Drawing and Printmaking students launched their first Crit Club session last week with Q-Art director Sarah Rowles. The club invites students from across the college to network and critique each others work with the aim of removing the stigma surrounding critiques and encourage cross-collaboration.
With guest speakers Jheni Arboine, Matt Roberts and Adam Milford creating lively debates, this year's Student Conference – hosted by our Painting, Drawing and Printmaking students – had artists, students and the public getting involved. Student Karly-Martine Buckley reports back on the event.
We sat down with Jamie Billing, Programme Leader on our new BA (Hons) Design programme, to hear why he thinks it’s time for a revolution in the design industry, his plans for the new programme and his experience in putting ethical design principles into practice for big corporations.