We welcome visiting artists Simeon Barclay, 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 2018-19 VAT series Programme Assistant is Geena Nicholson (BA Fine Art).
Date: 15/10/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Vahni Capildeo lives between Scotland and Trinidad, and completed a DPhil in Old Norse literature and translation theory at Christ Church, Oxford.
Date: 8/10/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Fatma Bucak is a Turkish artist who works with lens-based media.
Date: 2/10/2018 – 13/10/2018
In these workshops, artist Scarlett Crawford will encourage participants to share their experiences of race relations through drawing, participatory photography, and recorded interviews.
Date: 1/10/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Henry Ward is an artist, writer and educator. He produces drawings, sculpture and photography but works primarily as a painter, investigating the threshold between abstraction and representation to explore the language of painting.
Date: 23/4/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Stephen Sutcliffe studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee and Glasgow School of Art.
Date: 15/4/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Celia Hempton is a painter who lives and works in London.
Date: 21/3/2018 | Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar will speak about his current exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, ‘Alfredo Jaar: The Garden of Good and Evil’.
Date: 5/3/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Frances Scott is an artist who works with moving image presented through screenings, installations, events and publications.
Date: 19/2/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Morgan Quaintance is a London-based writer, musician, broadcaster and curator.
Date: 12/2/2018 | Time: 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Madiha Aijaz lives and works in Karachi, Pakistan and works with photographs, film and fiction. Aijaz’s practice is concerned with how people experience pleasure and privacy in changing public spaces and the communities that have become peripheral to civic life but which by tenacity and chance, continue to survive.
Date: 29/1/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Ann Coxon is Curator of Displays and International Art at Tate Modern, London.
Date: 22/1/2018 | Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Francesca Anfossi was born in Italy and lives and works in London. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally, participating in various creative collaborations.
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.