Do more than teach: Inspire
We expect our teachers to do more than inform.
We want them to inspire a generation with memorable, ground–breaking courses. To help them, we invest in their research, support them in their real world businesses, and encourage them to bring innovation into their courses.
AUB Graphic Design Network 2017 – #AUBMAKERS
BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are currently preparing for their network event on Thursday 23rd February. The event will give second year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback.
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.
Sky Arts awards A. Richard Allen the Landscape Artist of the Year.
BA (Hons) Illustration visiting tutor, Richard Allen has been named Landscape Artist of the Year. In a dramatic grand final on Sky Arts on Tuesday 29 November, Richard prevailed over stiff competition, beating thousands of other artists to claim the top prize: Landscape Artist of the Year!
A film directed by Marek Budzynski The Turtle and the Sea won the award for ‘Best Local Film’ on Saturday, at the Birmingham Film Festival.
The film tells the story of a Chinese Kung Fu master, who travels to England to try and raise money for his mother’s heart operation.
BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Leader, Richard Waring’s painting featured in the latest Bourne film, Jason Bourne.
BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Leader, Richard Waring, has had a chapter published in Professional Practice: 20 Questions.
The book features interviews with UK undergraduate Fine Art staff, exploring how students are prepared for life after art school.
BA (Hons) Acting Course Leader, Doug Cockle, has won a Golden Joystick Award for his performance as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt expansion pack Blood and Wine.
The awards ceremony took place on Friday 18th November.
A. Richard Allen, Illustration Visiting Tutor, has won his heat in the Sky Arts Landscape Painter of the Year television show/competition.
Richard has created illustrations and artwork for some of the most recognisable brands in the world, and has been a great help and inspiration to our Illustration students this year.
BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance graduate, Kate Garett, has been working at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) since September 2016, after graduating in June this year.
She said: “I got the job by knocking on the stage door. This led to a week’s work experience and then a permanent job.
BA (Hons) Creative Writing Lecturer, James Cole, has worked with StoryPlaces on Mobile Stories for Arts by the Sea Festival, Saturday 8th October.
StoryPlaces, funded by The Leverhulme Trust, is an exciting interdisciplinary project between the Humanities and Electronics and Computer Sciences departments at the University of Southampton, the Bournemouth Natural Sciences Society (BNSS), and Southampton and Bournemouth-based writers.
MA Commercial Photography lecturer, Paul Wenham-Clarke, has captured the people of Portland in his project, The Rock: above and below.
Paul’s series of images and interviews explores the lives of the people who live and work in Portland. The work was recently displayed as part of b-side festival on bus stops and billboards as one large scale outdoor gallery.
AUB’s Drawing Studio has been shortlisted in the Blueprint Awards 2016.
The Drawing Studio, which is the first of its kind to be built in the UK for 100 years, has been shortlisted in the Blueprint Best Public-Use Project (with Public funding) 2016 category.