Charlie Jolly

"I was born in the East Midlands, and I spent hours of my summer holidays making stop-motion animated films with Playmobil figures, then recording my own voiceover with my dad for fun. While my passion for art grew, a separate interest in the natural world developed, with days spent exploring local wildlife reserves, watching birds and trying to figure out how they flew. Eventually the two passions combined, and since then I’ve essentially drawn a set of wings somewhere almost every day."

Charlie has been fascinated by fantastical creatures since she started designing her own dragon books at the age of 10.

Having (successfully) tried many areas of animation whilst on the course, Charlie has looped right back around and rediscovered her passion for designing beautiful creatures and worlds. The added bonus of Charlies journey is that she can now animate these wonderful creatures, and can clearly see where her passion fits into industry.

"The freedom to do what I wanted has allowed me to explore more daunting fields of art like landscape design and concept art, allowing me to settle into my niche with more certainty. After graduation I aim on taking a masters in character design, giving me more time to develop my specialization and design skills".

My portfolio

Animation, Computer Games Design, Film and TV Production, Multimedia Journalism

Alfie Alcorn / Becky CliffordCharlie Jolly / Jiaqi Sun / Marc Newey / Rachel Carless / Rebecca Lambeth /

Wolverhampton School of Art MA Show 2021

MA Show 2021

Friday 17th September – Sunday 3rd October: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield St, Wolverhampton WV1 1DU
MA Design and Applied Arts / MA Digital And Visual Communications

Friday 1st – Sunday 31st October: The New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Sq, Walsall WS2 8LG
MA Fine Art And / MA Art and Design by Research

it is a great pleasure that we are once again partnering with Wolverhampton Art Gallery and the New Art Gallery Walsall in hosting our MA Degree Shows. 

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British Art Show 9

British Art Show 9, Wolverhampton School of Art, George Wallis Building, University of Wolverhampton

22 January - 10 April 2022

We are delighted to announce that the Wolverhampton School of Art has been selected as one of the venues for the prestigious British Art Show 9! In what is a major boost and sign of recognition for arts and culture in Wolverhampton, we are proud to be hosting this prestigious touring exhibition in January 2022.

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FEINART Lecture Series

The FEINART LECTURE SERIES will discuss the role, impact, and theoretical implications of socially engaged art. This series of public talks is organized by the Innovative Training Network FEINART (The Future of European Independent Art Spaces in a Period of Socially Engaged Art) jointly led by the Universities of Wolverhampton (coordinator), Zeppelin University (direction of the training programme) University Iceland, and University of Edinburgh.

FEINART, Research, Wolverhampton School of Art, George Wallis Building, University of Wolverhampton

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 860306  

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