Fashion and Textiles graduate Anah Dodds received a Highly Commended Purchase Award. Judges commented on the fresh approach to portraying organic forms, noting how clearly they related to the flowers that inspired them, in spite of the abstraction. Judges also praised the depth of the design work, remaining clear in spite of the varied techniquesContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Purchase Award – Fashion and Textiles”
This year’s theme for World Listening Day is ‘Listening Across Boundaries’. This piece by Lewis C.J. Allen examines the boundaries between the visual and the aural. Artist’s statement:“I see myself primarily as a graphic designer; however throughout my honours year, my work developed down the route of digital illustration and sound art.My investigation took meContinue reading “World Listening Day”
Painting graduate Hannah Cutt received a Highly Commended Purchase Award. Judges commented on the strong narratives of her paintings, inviting questions and creating connections for the viewer, and noted a delicacy in their creation that evoked a sense of romantic reminiscence and nostalgia. Artist Statement My practice involves creating a metaphorical but also autobiographical accountContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Purchase Award – Painting”
Continuing our celebration of World Watercolour Month by sharing this pair of semi-abstract paintings by Gordon Bryce RSA, c. 1980. Bryce was formerly a lecturer in printmaking at Gray’s School of Art, before being appointed Head of Fine Art – position he held from 1986 until 1995.
Three Dimensional Design graduate Valeriya Omelechkyna received a Highly Commended Purchase Award. Judges commented on the clear and confident design aesthetic that was easily relatable to it’s architectural inspiration. Artist’s statement: Brutalist architecture has sculptural qualities where structural components are visible. My work is inspired by these architectural shapes and lines. I look at howContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Purchase Award – Three Dimensional Design”