Striking artwork exhibited at University

- University of Wolverhampton’s annual Art & Design Degree Show.

The is opening its doors to the public for the show, which features work from some of the brightest new designers in the country. There have been exhibitions of finalists work in the art and design building since 1969 with an estimated 8,000-plus students exhibiting.

This year’s artwork from over 300 students across 20 BA (Hons) courses includes Design & Applied Arts, Digital Media, Fine Art & Photography and Visual Communication, and work from some Foundation Degree and HND students. The show opens on Saturday.

Qucie Green, Marketing and Recruitment Officer for the School of Art & Design, said: “There are so many outstanding examples of student work. The degree show has something interesting for everyone and we’re expecting thousands of visitors over the next week.”

The show includes a record of “recession sounds” by Fine Art students. This features throw away material and things bought from pound shops. In another exhibit, Video and Film Production and Computer Games Design and Interactive Media students have worked with Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.  They produced a short video to promote healthy eating.

Video and Film Production students have also produced a short film following a man who lives with the little known condition of ‘cluster headaches’, titled “Living with the beast”.

The show is available to view at the School of Art & Design, City Campus North, Molineux Street, on Saturday, June 6 and Saturday June 13 from 10am to 4pm and from Monday June 8 to Friday June 12, from 9am to 5pm.

For those who do not get chance to visit the shows, students will also be taking their work on tour, to New Designers at the Business Design Centre in London from July 9 to 12 for part one and July 16 to 19 for part two. The D&AD New Blood Exhibitions will be at the London Olympia from Monday June 29 to Wednesday July 1. Their work will also be able to view online, at www.wlv.ac.uk/artanddesign.

 

For more information call 01902 322058.

Further information

For more details please contact Vickie Woodward in the press office on 01902 32 2736.

 

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