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Part one of the 2018/19 South West Showcase, Meditations in an Emergency is a show of brand new work by contemporary artist Simon Bayliss – combining rave music and video with slipware ceramics, en plein air landscape painting, and romantic poetry. Watch our Gallery Shorts film with Simon as he discusses the work.
Designs and prototypes for Made In Plymouth’s new range of souvenirs from Plymouth-based artists and makers are on display in Ocean Studios.
Students respond to Mount Edgcumbe's vast estate with large-scale ceramic, glass and digitally printed materials, addressing issues such as plastic pollution and homelessness.
From industrial clay sculptures and mischievous wolves in Plymouth to picket line protests in London, our crafts programmes came together last month to respond to Tate Exchange artist Clare Twomey’s theme of production.
BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts student Rachel Ronnie returns from an international exchange placement at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver to tell us about her experience studying abroad.
Award-winning ceramicist Professor Stephen Dixon, the V&A’s first ceramicist in residence, led a diverse schedule of practical demonstrations, one-on-one tutorials, masterclasses and guest lectures for BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts and BA (Hons) Ceramics & Glass students.
BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts student Rachel Ronnie reports back from a week spent at innovative and award-winning Swiss design agency Vitra.
BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts student Florence Moore reports back on her Summer so far interning at London Craft Week.
Katelyn Mikkola, a Fine Arts major with a focus on ceramics, has joined us in Plymouth as part of our recent student exchange programme with Emily Carr University in Vancouver.
A selection of our students, staff and alumni are exhibiting in ‘Plymouth in Practice’, two new exhibitions at the birthplace of British studio pottery – The Leach Pottery, St Ives, showcasing the rich and creative ceramic practice exemplified by the college.
Through our Industry Placement Bursary, first year crafts student Rachel Ronnie received £250 to support her in getting experience in the creative industry during the Summer. We gave her a call to find out about how her internship went at London design agency Shoot The Moon...
Our annual Graduate Shows, taking place 11-24 June, see the college transform from a vibrant workshop and studio complex into a dynamic, public showcase for new work in art, craft, design and digital media. Here we feature ten must-see works from our talented students – so expect bold concepts and fresh techniques across a range of mediums, both modern and traditional.