Foundation - Arts University Bournemouth

Prep HE Summer Show 2018

This month, our Summer Shows begin with our Foundation Diploma exhibitions between 18 – 26 May.

AUB’s Summer Shows are a celebration of our graduates’ innovative work from across our creative community. Visit the campus in May for the first part of our Summer Shows, as our Foundation Diploma students from all disciplines exhibit their work.

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AUB’s Sam Jackson & Dominic Shepherd Exhibit at Charlie Smith London

Charlie Smith London: Friday 23rd February – Saturday 31st March 2018

Two Fine Art Lecturers exhibit at the Charlie Smith London gallery in Shoreditch.

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AUB Foundation Diploma Awarded ‘Outstanding’ in Recent Ofsted Review

The Diploma in Art & Design – Foundation Studies Programme is delighted to have achieved the ‘Outstanding’ rating in its 2018 Ofsted inspection.

AUB achieved the ‘Outstanding’ rating for Overall Effectiveness and in all four criteria; effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment, personal development, behaviour and welfare and outcomes for learners.

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Printmaking Technician Demonstrator, Preeti Sood, is featured in Printmaking Today

Preeti Sood, Printmaking Technician Demonstrator, was selected by the editor of Cello Press to be featured as the the artist of the month of Volume 26 No. 3 Printmaking Today magazine. 

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Pathway Leader Fine Art: Preparation for Higher Education, exhibits at Charlie Smith Gallery London

Sam Jackson, Fine Art Pathway Leader for Preparation for Higher Education, exhibits work at Charlie Smith Gallery in Hoxton, London. 

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Alan Glasspool, HND Graphic Design Graduate, shares his career journey with us

We caught up with almunus, Alan Glasspool, to hear about his career journey since graduating from AUB in 2003

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Really Good Dog Photography

Head of School –Preparation for Higher Education, Tim Edgar, recently had a chapter published in the first book collaboration between Hoxton Mini Press and Penguin, Really Good Dog Photography

This book approached the dog as a dignified, intelligent and noble being, and considers our relationship with man’s best friend for the extraordinary thing it really is.

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Dehradun, India, to Bournemouth, and the success of Priti Sharma and her business Avrom Jewels

Priti Sharma joined AUB on the Foundation course in 2007 and shares her journey with us since graduating.

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AUB alumnus shortlisted for Jerwood Drawing Prize

AUB Foundation Studies alumnus Will Kippax and former Visiting Tutor Eric Butcher, have been shortlisted for this year’s Jerwood Drawing Prize.

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Pathway Leader exhibits at Outpost Gallery in Portland

Dr. Christian Edwardes, Pathway Leader for Fine Art, Preparation for HE, is exhibiting a collection of his work at Outpost Gallery in Portland alongside artist Louise Atkinson.

The exhibition, named Souvenirs: Migratory Objects, is part of Dorset’s artist led, mulitimedia festival B-Side’s HQ; Outpost. The Gallery space allows artists to experiment and respond to their surroundings, often working with the local communities as a source of inspiration and research.

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Commercial Photography alumnus shoots for Nike and Grey Goose

Mitch Payne studied FdA Commercial Photography at AUB, and has since gone on to create work for brands internationally renowned brands.

He talks about working on campaigns for the likes of Nike and Grey Goose.

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Foundation exhibit at 60 Million Postcards

Students from our Preparation for HE Foundation course have created 300 postcards to exhibit at local venue Sixty Million Postcards.

The exhibition showcases and celebrates the diverse creative practices of students, bringing together 300 works en masse.

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