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: 4/12/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Sean Kaye is an artist and curator. He is a member of the collaborative art practices Leeds United and Sean Kaye & Jenny West. Leeds United are interested in the gap between the social domain and the aesthetic realm, in the slippage between the real, the fictional and the virtual.
Date: 27/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Rehana Zaman works predominantly with moving image and performance. Her practice is concerned with how individuals and groups relate amidst the affects of multiple social dynamics.
Date: 20/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Emma Talbot’s work explores personal experience and internal narratives via a range of media, incorporating painting on silk, drawing and installation.
Date: 13/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
George Vasey is a curator and writer currently based between Newcastle, Middlesborough and Hull.
Date: 6/11/2017 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Harold Offeh is an artist who works with a range of media including performance, video, photography, learning and social arts practice. He often employs humour as a means to confront the viewer with historical narratives and contemporary cultural issues.
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.