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Fine Art lecturer invited to present work and be on a discussion panel for VOLTA NY 2017

BA (Hons) Fine Art Staff Course news – Published 21st Feb 17

Dominic Shepherd, BA (Hons) Fine Art Senior Lecturer, has been invited to be on a discussion panel and present work for this year’s VOLTA NY international art fair, representing CHARLIE SMITH LONDON GALLERY.

VOLTA NY is the invitational fair of solo artist projects and is the American incarnation of the original Basel VOLTA show, which was founded in 2005 by three art dealers as a fair “by galleries, for galleries”.

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Hauser & Wirth Study Trip

BA (Hons) Fine Art Student Course news – Published 21st Feb 17

BA (Hons) Fine Art final year students recently went on a study trip to Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre, which acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture and the remarkable Somerset landscape through new and innovative exhibitions of contemporary art.

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A Painting Exhibition

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Student / Staff Graduate in Residence Blog / Course news / Industry news – Published 4th Jan 17

Fine Art Graduate in residence, Sian Hutchings has curated ‘A Painting Exhibition’ with twenty one artists including students, staff and alumni from AUB.

The exhibition catalogue includes contributions from John Baldessari, Alison Carlier and Salomé Voegelin.

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LISA: Exhibition by visiting academic from Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts

BA (Hons) Fine Art Guest speaker Course news – Published 16th Dec 16

Lu Tingting’s exhibition ‘LISA’ at the Bumf gallery the cumulation of a three month stay at Arts University Bournemouth.

Tingting has been working alongside the Fine Art team and students, observing lessons, creating alongside students and experiencing the philosophy of Fine Art at Bournemouth. This international co-operation has been of benefit to all parties, staff and students and we look forward to keeping the friendships forged alive in future collaborations and co-operation.

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Fine Art Lecturer featured in Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition

BA (Hons) Fine Art Staff Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 13th Dec 16

BA (Hons) Fine Art Lecturer, Dominic Shepherd, is exhibiting at Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition.

His painting, ‘The Season of the Witch’, is included in this major exhibition celebrating the life of the writer Angela Carter. Delving into the latent meanings of childhood fairytales and the twisted imagery of gothic mysticism, this exhibition pays homage to the dark and compelling drama of Carter’s visual imagination – brutal, surrealist and savage.

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Loop Hole, Fine Art students at the Structual Geonomic Consortium

BA (Hons) Fine Art Student Course news – Published 30th Nov 16

‘Loop Hole’ exhibition took place in April 2016 and showcased recent outcomes from a collaborative partnership between the Structural Genomics Consortium in Oxford and students from Fine Art and Interior Architecture.

The SGC are a network of medical research labs that facilitate therapeutic drug discovery by producing knowledge about the function of proteins in the human body. The collaboration made a valuable contribution to a dialogue between art and science, and bridged the gap between two forms of knowledge – scientific and aesthetic.

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