Violet McClean

Year Graduated: 1998

Current Role:

Senior Gallery Officer/Curator, The Gallery Arts University Bournemouth.

Career Highlights:

To establish a National and International Gallery at AUB, which celebrates 20 years this year and to work with many international artists and designers. Taking Living Design-Lucienne Day AUB Exhibition on tour to Ireland.

How did the course prepare you for your career?:

‘It enabled me to turn my ideas, organisational skills, words and writing into a powerful creative tool.’

What is your one piece of advice to current students?:

‘Always follow your passion and never give up. There is no such thing as something that cannot be done or impossible. Always have a plan and be confident, to ensure that plan can bend to meet its success’.