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Posted 04.07.16

In Pictures: Graduate Shows 2016

By Sarah Packer
Thousands of visitors explored the work of our students at our Graduate Shows 2016 – a brilliant two weeks celebrating innovation and the freshest in creative talent.

Industry partners, friends, family, staff, students and members of the public grabbed the opportunity to immerse themselves in our collaborative creative community as our city centre campus transformed from a vibrant workshop and studio complex into a dynamic, public showcase for new work in art, craft, design and digital media, from 10-24 June.

Visitors enjoy the diverse range of work on show at Regent 45, our Fine Art studio.

With fantastic work on display (and for sale) across Illustration, Animation, Graphic Design, Crafts, Costume Production, Fine Art, Game Arts, Film, Photography, Painting, Fashion and more, our talented students’ efforts and ambitions were rewarded time for celebration, positive feedback and plenty of new opportunities.

If you missed out on visiting us during the shows, luckily for you we had some talented photographers on hand to capture all the colour, energy and atmosphere.

Photos by Dom Moore and BA (Hons) Photography grad Sarah Packer.

You can check out the full album of photos on our Facebook page here.

Miss the show? Explore some of the most innovative work in our BOSS exhibition – open to all from 25 July to 24 August in the Gallery.

Colourful work by BA (Hons) Jewellery graduate Fern Robinson from her 'PLAY' collection.

Our Costume Studio was packed with visitors checking out the incredible work by our students as well as being entertained by actors!

Our Pre-Degree students also exhibited at the show, from Creative Media Production to Illustration and Photography.

  • Graduate Shows 2016: Ten to watch

    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.

  • Graduate Q&A: Interactive jewellery with Fern Robinson

    Throughout our Graduate Shows 2016 we'll be publishing conversations with our most recent graduates about their work in the show and their top tips for aspiring artists. Kicking off the series, we sat down with BA (Hons) Jewellery & Silversmithing graduate Fern Robinson to talk interactive jewellery, experimentation and how the college helped her on her journey to becoming a designer-maker.

  • Five must-see Graphic Design graduates at D&AD 2016

    We’re proud to present five must-see BA (Hons) Graphic Design graduates and their final major projects – the culmination of their time spent studying, experimenting, growing and making – ready to showcase at D&AD New Blood in London. Find them at Stand 37 from Tuesday 5th to Thursday 7th July at The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London.

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