BSAD brings art to Bath Film Festival 2012

BSAD brings art to Bath Film Festival 2012

As part of the 2012 Bath Film Festival, Bath School of Art & Design is sponsoring a  strand of art and design-related films, showing at the Little Theatre and other lovely little Bath venues. Bath Film Festival 2012 runs from 14 to 25 November, bringing not only a fantastic selection...
Student work on show at The Holburne Museum in Bath

Student work on show at The Holburne Museum in Bath

The Holburne Museum is currently showing work by MA and BA students from Bath School of Art and Design, in a collaboration between the Museum and the School. Students have responded to the Museum collections and produced objects now being exhibited in the galleries, as well as designing products for...
BSAD at Tent London 2012

BSAD at Tent London 2012

BSAD students are currently showing at Tent London (part of London Design Festival) and this year’s stand is looking fantastic. The walls are filled with ‘Remaining Ink’ posters, a project which highlights the amount of ink wasted in the Sion Hill screen printing studio.  The left over ink mixed by...
Creative Arts graduate in final exhibition of National Open Art Competition

Creative Arts graduate in final exhibition of National Open Art Competition

BA Creative Arts graduate Sophia Sample’s work has been selected for the final exhibition for the National Open Art Competition. Her painting entitled ‘Abu Shafshufa Is Dead’ was spotted by competition selectors in the Bath School of Art & Design degree show and she was invited to enter her work....
Symposium on contemporary ceramic practice - Subversive Ceramics

Symposium on contemporary ceramic practice – Subversive Ceramics

BSAD’s Jo Dahn (Course Leader, MA Curatorial Practice) is convening and chairing this symposium at the fabulous Holburne Museum later this year. Subversive Ceramics will be interrogating different approaches to contemporary ceramic practice and accompanies the War and Pieces exhibition by Bouke de Vries. Speakers include James Beighton (Curator at...
Recent articles
Mariele Neudecker in Fourth Plinth Exhibition

Mariele Neudecker in Fourth Plinth Exhibition

Since 1999, the ‘empty’ Northwest plinth in Trafalgar Square, London has been home to some of the world’s best contemporary art. The Fourth Plinth: Contemporary Monument exhibition brings together a wide range of historical material including a display of commissioned maquettes made by some of the most celebrated artists working today, and BSAD Fine Art...
Alumni wins Hand in Glove Public Realm Commission

Alumni wins Hand in Glove Public Realm Commission

Having completed her MFA only three months ago, 2012 Graduate Anne Deeming is off to a great start. She’s just been selected by Hand in Glove (a Bristol based group of artists and curators) for a commission to develop art for the public realm –  a fantastic opportunity for her to begin to establish her...

Japanese Exchange for MA student

Joy Merron, an MA Fashion & Textiles student is going on an exchange to Japan with Seian University in January. Joy has been successful in finding additional funding for her trip from the Sasakawa Foundation. The grant she has been awarded will help Joy with some of her research focusing on washi and arashi shibori....
The Games - An exhibition of iPad drawings from Tim Vyner

The Games – An exhibition of iPad drawings from Tim Vyner

BSAD Graphics Tutor, Tim Vyner was official Olympic Games artist for The Times this summer. He used digital illustration on an ipad to capture the atmosphere of the Olympic games and to create a unique snapshot of London 2012. His upcoming exhibition at The Gallery on Redchurch Street in London is a chance to re-live...

MFA Graduate exhibiting new paintings

Master of Fine Art Graduate Catherine Knight is currently showing 8 new paintings in True Identity, which opens at View Art Gallery, Bristol on Thursday 15th November and runs until mid January. True Identity showcases work by 6 artists, from emerging to internationally acclaimed. Their investigative responses explore ancestral roots, connections, ideals and beliefs, within...

Bath Art Affair @ The Holburne by PhD student Douglas Clark

BSAD’s Douglas Clark has been exhibiting at the fabulous Holburne Museum As part of this year’s Bath Art Affair event. A sculpture trail was curated around the city, marking key points of historical and architectural interest with sculptures from a variety of established and emerging artists. Douglas’s sculptures, triumphal arches inverted or laid on the...
44AD artspace & BSAD presents: 'Please Do Not Open Or Bang On The Cages'

44AD artspace & BSAD presents: ‘Please Do Not Open Or Bang On The Cages’

‘Please Do Not Open Or Bang On The Cages’ is an exhibition specially curated for the Bath Art Affair 2012 – showcasing a selection of work produced by recent Bath School of Art and Design graduates. Expect the latest greatest things! Come and join us for an evening opening on Friday 09 November 6pm – 9pm and an Open Studio Event...

This Means Something: a collective BSAD student exhibition

Preview:  22 Nov 1830 – 2030 Bar & Live Music The Parlour showrooms 31/31a College Green Bristol BS1 5TB This Means Something is a collective exhibition by four BSAD student artists Guy Bigland, Anne Deeming, John Chapman and Benjamin A Owen Whilst working within our own distinct and defined practices (including painting, sculpture, film, photography,...
BSAD alumni selected for Crafts Council's Hothouse program

BSAD alumni selected for Crafts Council’s Hothouse program

BSAD graduates Annabel Williams (BA Hons Textile Design for Fashion & Interiors) and Keith Varney (BA Hons Ceramics) are celebrating having been selected for the Crafts Council’s fantastic Hothouse program, which selects the brightest new craft talent from across the UK and provides them with a tailor-made six-month programme of creative and business support. Hothouse...

3 + 1 steel stone clay paint exhibition

Walcot Chapel, Walcot Street, Bath 30 October–4 November, 10.30am–5pm This exhibition of three sculptors and a painter is a fantastic opportunity to see works by alumni from the Bath Academy of Art. The sculptors – Guy Thomas, Iain Cotton and Richard Crooks – work in steel, stone and clay, respectively and graduated from Bath Academy of...

BSAD Finalist in New Design Britain Awards

BSAD Textile Design Graduate Tabitha Stewart is one of four finalists in the Textile Category in the New Design Britain Awards which will be judged at the Interiors UK Show at the NEC in January 2013. The New Design Britain Awards are one of the most important competitions in the UK for young design talent, giving recognition...
BSAD brings art to Bath Film Festival 2012

BSAD brings art to Bath Film Festival 2012

As part of the 2012 Bath Film Festival, Bath School of Art & Design is sponsoring a  strand of art and design-related films, showing at the Little Theatre and other lovely little Bath venues. Bath Film Festival 2012 runs from 14 to 25 November, bringing not only a fantastic selection of independent films to Bath,...