To celebrate Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day, we’d like to share ‘Clio’ by William Etty. The painting depicts the Goddess Clio, also spelled Kleio, one of the nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, known as the Muses. Clio, the ‘proclaimer’, is the muse of history and is often depicted with an open scroll, a stone tabletContinue reading “Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day”
Fashion and Textiles graduate Linh Khanh Bui received a Highly Commended Purchase Award. Judges praised the sensitivity shown in selecting photographs to be displayed alongside her work, and commented that seeing the garments modelled showed them to greatest effect. Artist’s statement: I have developed a collection of knitwear pieces that reflect the aspects of thingsContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Purchase Award – Fashion and Textiles”
Contemporary Art Practice graduate Phoebe Anne Mackie received a Highly Commended Purchase Award. Judges enjoyed the work’s reliance on participation, noting how physically engaging viewers in the experience allows them to connect with the themes of the piece more fully. Artist’s statement: ‘The Temporary Nature of Feeling’ – Laserjet ink prints on wafer paper (2022)Continue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Purchase Award – Contemporary Art Practice”
Drama in Wester Ross by Robert Hardie Condie. Painted in memory of Alma Martin, Student Health Visitior 1969-70 and gifted to the School of Health by her husband.
Communication Design graduate Zoe Neill received a Highly Commended Purchase Award. Judges commented on the cinematic quality of her photographs, evocative of photojournalism and bringing a poignance to the small solitary moments she captures. Artist’s statement: Recent years have pushed me to rediscover myself as a photographer, having jumped into new genres and styles. IContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Purchase Award – Communication Design”