We welcome visiting artists Bethan Hughes, Eva Frapiccini, Sun Ju Lee, David Steans, Aleana Turner and Zejun Yao who will all be teaching in the School this academic year. More information can be found here.
The 2017-18 VAT series Programme Assistant is Daniel Cole (BA Fine Art).
Date: 23/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Rachel Goodyear specialises in drawing, predominantly works on paper, and expands her work into collage, animation and sculptural installation.
Date: 16/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Ewan Murray’s work examines the material qualities and illusionistic potential of painting.
Date: 9/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Catherine Bertola creates installations, objects and drawings that respond to particular sites, collections and historic contexts in an attempt to uncover the forgotten and invisible histories of places and communities.
Date: 2/10/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Laura Oldfield Ford’s work explores contested spaces, landscape, architecture and memory by reworking the practice of the ‘dérive’ or drift as a subjective process of mapping territory, one that enacts forms of social antagonism.
Date: 20/3/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Gabriella Boyd studies at the Royal Academy and featured in the 2016 Glasgow International and John Moores Painting Prize.
Date: 13/3/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Luis Camnitzer is one of the most influential artists working anywhere in the world today.
Date: 6/3/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Oswaldo Maciá creates olfactory-acoustic sculptures that have been exhibited internationally, including the first public sound-sculpture in the southern hemisphere, recently unveiled in Bogotá.
Date: 20/2/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Carla Scott Fullerton’s work explores the materials and processes of sculpture and printmaking, with a particular focus on the relationships between forms and structures and between architecture and people.
Date: 13/2/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Joe Cheetham’s work explores the contradictions of self-expression through paintings that create an often uncomfortable emotional field
Date: 6/2/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Lucy Skaer represented Scotland at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007, was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2009 and the Prix Canson in 2016.
Date: 30/1/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Lindsey Bull is based in Manchester. Her work explores psychological states, reality and illusion through figurative painting.
Date: 5/12/2016 – 29/11/2016
Richard Parry has led the Grundy Art Gallery (Blackpool) as Curator since 2013. He is also a critic and writer and has regularly written for art magazines including Frieze, Art Review and Modern Painters.
Date: 28/11/2016 – 23/11/2016
Duncan Marquiss works with video, drawing, writing and music. His practice is driven by a search for patterns and connections between seemingly disconnected territories and ideas.
Date: 21/11/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Holly Pester’s work engages with experimental forms of writing, sound poetry and performance, but has also incorporated gallery installation and experimental workshops.
Date: 14/11/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Simeon Barclay’s practice draws upon a diverse mix of references including Brutalist architecture, Vogue magazine, sports journalism and club culture to consider the distinct ways in which we both inhabit and perform subjectivity.
Date: 7/11/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
David Osbaldeston’s work takes the form of installations, posters, drawings, prints and self-publishing projects that all aim to disrupt the perception of an existing order.
Date: 31/10/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Scottish born Susan Philipsz is one of today’s leading artists and the winner of the Turner Prize in 2010. Her work revolves around a melancholic existentialism and explorations of the human voice.
Date: 24/10/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Kirsty Ogg is currently Director of New Contemporaries, the UK’s foremost annual arts initiative, offering critical support and exposure to recent graduates and final year students from British art schools.
Date: 16/10/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
As Curator of Public Programmes at the Serpentine Galleries, London, Lucia Pietroiusti programmes and produces ‘Park Nights’ and ‘Saturdays Live’ artist commissions and performances, as well as ‘Serpentine Cinema’ films, talks and conferences, and co-curates the annual ‘Marathon’ events.
Date: 10/10/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Adam Linder works predominantly with the medium of dance, making both theatre pieces and ‘Choreographic Services’.
Date: 3/10/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
SEIZE Projects is an organisation run by a team of five artists all of whom graduated from the School’s Fine Art programme. The group will be represented by two speakers for this event: Sarah-Joy Ford and Tom McGinn.