Wolverhampton School of Art

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Pam Fletcher: Graduation Prize Winner

We’ve caught up with graduate Pam Fletcher who has been awarded the Daler-Rowney Prize for Excellence in Painting!

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Nicole Jurczak: Graduation Prize Winner

We’ve caught up with graduate Nicole Jurczak who has been awarded Ede and Ravenscroft Textiles Achievement Award!

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Nick Forrester: Graduation Prize Winner

We’ve caught up with graduate Nick Forrester who has been awarded The Visual Arts Department Prize, Awarded for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Arts!

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Lisa Wilson: Graduation Prize Winner

We’ve caught up with BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Graphic Design) graduate Lisa Wilson who has been awarded...

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Marie Muzhuzha: The Sheaffer Prize for Outstanding Work on Live Commissions: Q&A

We’ve caught up with BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Graphic Design) graduate Marie Muzhuzha who has been awarded The Sheaffer Prize!

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Tom Crump: The Derwent Award for Visualising in BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Graphic Design): Q&A

We’ve caught up with BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Graphic Design) graduate Tom Crump who has been awarded The Derwent Award for Visualising!

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STUDENT SUCCESS: JAMES PHILLIPS, FACULTY OF ARTS

A budding photographer has snapped up a great career opportunity after completing his degree at the University of Wolverhampton.

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STUDENT SUCCESS: GEMMA BULLOCK, FACULTY OF ARTS

Gemma Bullock has a golden future all sewn up after sizing up a solution to throwaway fashion during her time at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Timothy Parkes: Wow! Stuff Product Innovation Award in BDes (Hons) Product Design: Q&A

We’ve caught up with BDes (Hons) Product Design graduate Timothy Parkes who has been awarded Wow! Stuff Product Innovation Award!

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David Bains: The Visual Communications Department Prize Award for Excellence: Q&A

David Bains: The Visual Communications Department Prize Award for Excellence in Visual Communications in BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Illustration): Q&A

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Photography graduate scoops Young Talent runner-up prize

2016 photography graduate, Bradley Pearce has come runner-up in Burn magazine’s Young Talent Awards, in association with Fujifilm.

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Students excel at New Designers

Earlier this month our graduates from Applied Arts, Fashion & Textiles and Visual Communications took part in the New Designers exhibition in London.

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Photography graduate secures first job

A Photography student who recently finished his BA (Hons) Photography course has already found full-time work as a studio/in-house photographer for Cousins Furniture.

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Photography graduate going from strength to strength

Photography graduate, Charlotte Walker, is currently working as a self-employed photographer assistant and studio photographer for a variety of clients and projects.

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Lisa Wilson: Shortlisted for the Penguin Design Awards 2016

The Penguin Design Awards aim to discover and nurture talented emerging book cover designers.

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Interior and Product Design students relish trip to Europe!

Last month, over fifty Interior and Product Design students and staff had the opportunity to undertake our annual European study tour.

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Project success for Fashion and Textiles students with local designer Paul Burbridge!

First year Fashion and Textiles students enjoy project success with Birmingham designer Paul Burbridge from Burbo K’Ture.

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First prize for employability

Grace O’Connell, BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles graduate has won the Gold Wolverhampton Enterprise and Employability Award for the Faculty of Arts.

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Fashion student wins Bradford Textile Society Award

Final year Fashion and Textiles student is awarded a ‘Commendation’ for her submission for Bradford Textile Society’s Prestigious Textiles Award

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Product Design student wins national competition

Final year Product Design student, Nick Forrester, has won a major national design competition.

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Illustration graduate’s career taking off

BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Illustration) graduate Sarah Graley is going from strength to strength in her illustration career.

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Kathryn Gough: The Dean's Prize for Excellence in MA Fine Art: Q&A

We’ve caught up with MA Fine Art graduate Kathryn Gough...

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Patty Wouters: The Dean's Prize for Excellence in MA Design and Applied Arts: Q&A

We’ve caught up with MA Design and Applied Arts graduate Patty Wouters...

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re:VIEW Degree Show 2016

Dates for the 2016 Faculty of Arts Degree Show have been announced

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School get involved with the City’s Big Ceramics!

Applied Arts lecturer, Gwen Heeney, is one of eight ceramicists exhibiting her work as part of Big Ceramics, an exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery.

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Lecturer's Athens Exhibition

Euripides Altintzoglou recently presented a solo exhibition of his work at one of Athens’ leading Galleries.

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Interior Design graduate relishing new career.

BA (Hons) Interior Design graduate Isobel Coleman started her first job at Nomique Seating LTD just one month after graduating at University of Wolverhampton.

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Applied Arts student earns residency at FabLab!

Final-year BA (Hons) Applied Arts student Alfie Smith has secured a residency at a FabLab based at Plymouth College of Art.

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Visual Communication student earns a trip to Hollywood!

Final year Visual Communication student, Brandon Knight has been named the winner of the 2016 Illustrators of the Future Contest.

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Second Year BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles Students Tutored and Inspired by Designer Jenny Postle!

Thirty second-year BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles students have been taking part in a live brief with Jenny Postle from Leutton Postle.

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Fine Art on tour!

Fine Art students have been making artwork in response to five offsite locations in and around Wolverhampton

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Students photograph the Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival

Photography students document the Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival with exhibition at New Street

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Craftspace website designed by Graphic Design students

Second-year graphic design students took part in a live brief from Craftspace to design and create a website for their 30th anniversary online exhibition.

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Artist in Residence - Working Across Borders

Artist in Residence, Gareth Jukes, has recently come back from Amman, where he has supported a training course for those from worn-torn areas.

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Illustrator's map to success

Illustrator Michael A. Hill started his artistic career in 1980 when he studied the Foundation course at the university.

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Fashion students make Christmas jumpers

BA (Hons) Fashion and Textiles students raised over £600 as part of Text Santa’s Christmas Jumper Day.

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Alumni bring the Bitesize set to University

Graduates from the Faculty of Arts have been commissioned to film an educational series for BBC Bitesize.

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Graduate selected as Blueprint's 'Ones to Watch'

Congratulations to Visual Communication graduate Katarzyna Wozniak, who has been named one of Blueprint Magazine's Ones to Watch graduates of 2015.

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Alumni craft maker exhibits at Kew craft show

MA Design and Applied Arts alumni Laura Murphy exhibited at international contemporary craft show; Handmade at Kew, earlier this month.

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Sheaffer prize winners

The 2015 Sheaffer prize winners have been announced.

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EMMY excitement for Wolverhampton Graduate

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been nominated for an EMMY Award for his contribution to cutting-edge video coverage in Ukraine.

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Student’s poster design will highlight obesity problems

A thought-provoking poster has been designed by Illustration student as part of a campaign to tackle obesity.

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Graduates selected for New Art West Midlands

Six graduates from the Faculty of Arts have been announced as part of the selections for next year’s highly competitive New Art West Midlands (NAWM) Exhibitions.

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Graduate shortlisted for Hasselblad Masters competition

Graduate Ashley Pearson has been shortlisted from a global submission to the final 10 for Studio- Still Life Photography in the Hasselblad Masters Competition .

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Launch for University’s School of Art

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated its rich artistic heritage and welcomed a new era of arts at a special event in June this year.

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Graduate fashion show showcases student creations

Students saw their creations come to life on the catwalk as part of the University of Wolverhampton’s Graduate Fashion Show.

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Kate Ackley wins the Orion and Illustration Ltd Student Competition

Kate Ackley wins the Orion and Illustration Ltd Student Competition

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Amy Harris' Dior Commission

Amy Harris, a current Art and Design with Foundation Year student has recently had her designs used on glass work made for Dior.

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Kate Ackley wins the Orion and Illustration Ltd Student Competition

Kate Ackley wins the Orion and Illustration Ltd Student Competition

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Afshan Ambreen is selected as a finalist in prestigious and cutting edge award

Afshan Ambreen has been selected as a finalist in prestigious and cutting edge award linked with ID Magazine.

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Fashion & Textiles win commission from the Arena Theatre

Students from the school’s Fashion and Textiles course have been commissioned by the university’s Arena Theatre to redesign the theatre’s multi-disciplinary area

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Diversity Now 2015!

Three final-year Fashion and Textiles students have entered the ‘Diversity Now’ competition embracing diversity through design.

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Fine Art Student wins First Prize in British Art Medal Society student bronze medal project

First prize in the British Art Medal Society student bronze medal project was won this year by Keith Gilbert, an MA Fine Art student at The University of Wolverhampton.

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Students take part in Acts of Making festival

Students take part in Acts of Making festival

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Fashion student’s design work to go on sale

Final year Fashion and Textiles student, Kelly Rowe has had one of her designs chosen by More by Design, a lifestyle company based at the Custard Factory in Birmingham.

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Product Design graduate Andrew Fellows has been entered for the Mactac Creative Awards

Product Design graduate Andrew Fellows has been entered for the Mactac Creative Awards for his company’s work on the D&AD New Blood exhibition.

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Annual exhibition of art on display

This year's annual exhibition of artwork by postgraduate Creative Arts & Design students went on display at the city’s Art Gallery for the first time.

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The Monochromist Fashion Show and Textiles Exhibition

Ten final-year Fashion and Textiles students presented ‘The Monochromist Fashion Show and Textiles Exhibition’ at the Students’ Union in February.

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Product Design students selected for national competition

Two students from the School of Creative Arts and Design were chosen to take part in the inaugural Superyacht UK Design competition in London.

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Art graduates appear in regional exhibition

Alexandra Darby and Kathleen Fabre feature in this year's New Art West Midlands exhibition of talented and emerging talent in the region.

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Photographic archive exhibition on display at Ludlow College

A photographic project by Photography course leader, Dr Peter Day and two photography graduates, is on display at Ludlow College throughout January 2015.

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Shutter Collective

Shutter Collective want to invite you to their fundraising events!

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Fine Art students and alumni take part in Tony Oursler's The Influence Machine.

An exciting American art project by prestigious New York artist, Tony Oursler, came to Wolverhampton last month.

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Brian Sheridan and The Peoples March for the NHS

Current MA Fine Art student Brian Sheridan shares his photographic coverage of The Peoples March for the NHS.

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Alumni showcased in photography exhibition and exchange

Photography graduate exhibits in exhibition exchange between Madrid and the Midlands.

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Applied Arts graduate wins £10,000 ‘Fresh Air’ bursary

BA (Hons) Applied Arts graduate, Faith Mercer, has been awarded a £10,000 ‘Fresh Air’ bursary and an apprenticeship with Colin Reid, a pioneering glass maker in the UK.

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Photography students work experience at Wolves

Two BA (Hons) Photography students have had the opportunity to undertake work experience at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC this season.

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Fashion student’s design work to go on sale

Final year Fashion and Textiles student, Kelly Rowe has had one of her designs chosen by More by Design, a lifestyle company based at the Custard Factory in Birmingham.

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Bagging the winning design

Talented students Charlotte Ellery (Fashion and Textiles) and Christy Guan (Graphic Design) will soon see their designs hit the high street.

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Visual Communication student earns a trip to Hollywood!

Final year Visual Communication student, Brandon Knight has been named the winner of the 2016 Illustrators of the Future Contest.

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