2018 GRADUATE SHOWCASE LISTINGS
University of Reading: Art Education Degree Show www.reading.ac.uk Institute of Education, L19, G03, London Road Campus, University of Reading, Redlands Road, RG1 5EX
17 May-7 June Leeds Arts University: Foundation Diploma in Art & Design www.leeds-art.ac.uk/show2018 Vernon St, Leeds, LS2 8PH
18-23 May This open show will transform the university’s buildings into a large-scale exhibition space, giving you the opportunity to view all the latest work from their creative, talented students. Edinburgh Napier University: Showtime 2018 www.napier.ac.uk/courses/ browse-interests/design/degreeshow Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT
18-27 May University of Lincoln www.lincoln.ac.uk Art, Architecture and Design Building, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln
21 May-4 June BA and MA shows for the university’s students of graphic design, product design, architecture, interactive design, advertising, illustration, animation, visual effects, fine art and fashion. Central Saint Martins: Show One http://events.arts.ac.uk/ event/2018/5/23/Show-OneArt-Degree-Show-2018 Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA
23-27 May The distinguished London college’s first show includes its prestigious BA and MA Fine Art courses, as well as photography and moving image work. Liverpool John Moores School of Art and Design www.ljmu.ac.uk The John Lennon Art and Design Building, Duckinfield Street, Liverpool, L3 5RD 25 May-8 June Cardiff Metropolitan School of Art and Design www.cardiffmet.ac.uk Llandaff Campus, Cardiff, CF5 2YB
26 May-1 June Canterbury Christ Church University: Fine and Applied Arts BA Degree Show www.canterbury.ac.uk/artsand-culture/event-details. aspx?instance=66202 Sidney Cooper Gallery, 22-23 St Peter’s St, Canterbury, CT1 2BQ
28 May-11 June London College of Communication: Show 1 http://events.arts.ac.uk/ event/2018/5/31/LCC-DegreeShows-2018-Show-1 London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6SB
31 May-2 June (Media School) LCC invites you to come along and celebrate work by students who have studied in its School of Media’s advertising and photography courses.
University of Portsmouth www.degreeshows.cci.port.ac.uk Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
1-8 June University of Derby: The Big Show www.derby.ac.uk/big-show Markeaton Street, Derby, DE22 3BD and Britannia Mill, DE22 3BL 2-13 June University of Westminster: Mixed Media Fine Art www.westminster.ac.uk Ambika P3, University of Westminster, 35-100 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS
2-5 June University of Cumbria www.cumbria.ac.uk/study/ academic-departments/instituteof-the-arts/art-and-designdegree-show Vallum Gallery, Brampton Road campus and Caldewgate, Carlisle, CA3 9AY
2-8 June Glasgow School of Art www.gsa.ac.uk Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ
2-8 June The annual undergraduate degree show runs across the GSA campus. Afterwards, the graduates will showcase their work in a range of events in London including New Designers and Free Range and, for the first time, on the catwalk at the respected Graduate Fashion Week. University of Brighton http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/arts/ shows
University Galleries at 58-67 Grand Parade 2-10 June Edinburgh College of Art www.eca.ed.ac.uk/event/ecadegree-show Lauriston Place, Lauriston Street, West Port, Chambers Street and Bristo Square 2-10 June For nine days in summer, Edinburgh College of Art is transformed into a public showcase of the work of its graduating students, most of whom are completing undergrad degrees. This year, the work of students from Art, Design, Architecture and Landscape Architecture will be on show. Nottingham Trent University: Art and Design Show https://www.ntu.ac.uk/about-us/ events/events/2018/06/art-anddesign-degree-show-2018-publicview Arkwright, Barnes Wallis, Bonington, Newton and Waverley buildings, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham 2-10 June Newcastle University: Fine Art www.artrabbit.com/events/ newcastle-university-fine-artdegree-show-2018 Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RU 2-16 June Kingston School of Art www.kingston.ac.uk/events/ item/2947/02-jun-2018-kingstonschool-of-art-undergraduatedegree-show-2018 Kingston University, Knights Park, Kingston KT1 2QJ 3-8 June The 2018 Undergraduate Degree Show at Kingston School of Art is a celebration of its students’ achievements. Work from the film-making, fine art, photography, product and furniture design departments are on show at the Knights Park campus, while that of the illustration and animation students appears at River House. Work from the graphic design, interior design and fashion students can be found exhibiting at Portland Road. University of Hertfordshire: Headlines Degree Show www.headlines.herts.ac.uk Art & Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB 4-8 June University of Westminster: BA Animation Graduation Showcase http://westminsteranimation.com Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St, London, W1B 2UW 7 June, 5.30-8pm University for the Creative Arts: Farnham www.uca.ac.uk/graduationshows/ shows/farnham Falkner Road, Farnham, GU9 7DS 7-15 June (closed on Sunday 10 June) Goldsmith’s University of London www.gold.ac.uk/degree-shows Unit 8, Copeland Park/ Bussey
Building, Peckham 8-11 June The annual BA degree show moves to a new home for 2018, Bussey Building. Come to Peckham and see the latest design emerging from the Goldsmiths’ BA course. Belfast School of Art www.ulster.ac.uk Ulster University, York Street, Belfast, BT15 1ED 8-12 June University of the West of England: The Creative Industries Degree Show www1.uwe.ac.uk/whatson/ degreeshows/creativeindustries. aspx City Campus at Bower Ashton Studios, Kennel Lodge Road, Bristol, BS3 2JT; City Campus at Arnolfini, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA; and City Campus at Spike Island, 33 Cumberland Road, BS1 6UX 8-13 June The annual Creative Industries Degree Show, Con-form, will showcase work from over 500 graduates from the undergraduate and postgraduate art, design, film and journalism programmes. Arts University Bournemouth: BA Summer Show aub.ac.uk/news-events/summershows Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH 8-15 June Plymouth University School of Art, Design and Architecture degree show www.plymouth.ac.uk Roland Levinsky Building, main campus (Illustration, 3D Design, Architecture, Graphic Design); Scott Building, main campus (Media Arts, Photography); Royal William Yard, off campus (Fine Art) 8-15 June Running alongside the degree show, there will also be an alumni show, Synesthesia, from 9-23 June at the Peninsula Arts Gallery. University of Salford Degree Show www.salford.ac.uk New Adelphi, University of Salford, University Road, Salford M5 4WT 8-15 June The university’s annual degree show celebrates the work from across the School of Arts & Media, plus Architecture from the School of Built Environment. Cambridge School of Art www.anglia.ac.uk/arts-law-andsocial-sciences/ruskin-gallery/ csa-degree-show-2018 Ruskin Gallery, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT 8-16 June Plymouth College of Art: Degree Show www.plymouthart.ac.uk/latest/ calendar/degree-shows-2018 Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth 8-21 June (not Sundays) University of Gloucestershire www.glos.ac.uk Hardwick Centre for Fashion, Art and Photography, St Paul’s Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4BS 8-22 June University for the Creative Arts: Rochester www.uca.ac.uk/graduationshows/ shows/rochester UCA Rochester, Fort Pitt, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1DZ 8-22 June (closed Sundays) University of Westminster: Graphic Communication Design and Contemporary Media Practice www.westminster.ac.uk Ambika P3, University of Westminster, 35-100 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS 9-11 June Leeds Arts University www.leeds-art.ac.uk/show2018 Vernon St, Leeds, LS2 8PH and Bleinheim Walk, Leeds, LS2 9AQ 9-14 June This open show will transform the university’s buildings into a large scale exhibition space, giving you the perfect opportunity to view the latest work from their creative, talented students. Degree work is on show at Blenheim Walk, while Vernon Street houses work by those on the Extended Diploma in Art & Design, HE Diploma (Art & Design) and Level 2 Diploma in Visual Arts. You can also purchase prints, cards, stationery and artwork at the Art Market, which will be open at Blenheim Walk (cash payments only). Buckinghamshire New University Arts & Creative Industries End of Year Show. www.bucks.ac.uk High Wycombe Campus, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ 9-15 June Courses displaying include Animation and Visual Effects; Foundation Degree Art, Design & Media; Graphic Arts; Interior and Spatial Design; Foundation Degree Kitchen Design; Mechanical Engineering; Product Design; and Textiles and Surface Design. A film illustrating work in the School of Arts & Creative Industries will also be running throughout the show. Staffordshire University: Show and Tell www.staffs.ac.uk/events/degreeshow College Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE 9-16 June Hereford College of Arts Degree Show: Synthesis www.hca.ac.uk/summershow College Road campus, Hereford, HR1 1LT 9, 11-16 June Bath Spa University: School of Art and Design Undergraduate Degree Show www.bathspa.ac.uk/art-anddesign Sion Hill campus, Bath, BA1 5SF 9-17 June Loughborough University www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ aed/degree-show-18 Edward Barnsley Building, Epinal Way, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU 9-17 June University of Wolverhampton www.wlv.ac.uk/staff/news/ april-2018/save-the-date-degreeshow-2018.php MK Building, City Campus, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DT 9-20 June This year, artwork from over 300 students across 16 BA (Hons) and BDes (Hons) courses will be on display, embracing the areas of applied arts, digital media, fashion and textiles, fine art, graphic communication, illustration, interior design, photography and product design. Manchester School of Art (Manchester Met) www.art.mmu.ac.uk/degreeshow Benzie, Grosvenor, Chatham and Old Student Union Buildings, MMU All Saints campus, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M15 6BH 9-20 June University of Reading: Department of Typography & Graphic Communication www.reading.ac.uk TOB2, 2 Earley Gate, Whiteknights, University of Reading, RG6 7BE 11-16 June Degree shows in BA Graphic Communication, MA Book Design and MA Information Design. Plymouth College of Art: Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Summer Show www.plymouthart.ac.uk Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth 13-16 June Free Range: Middlesex University www.free-range.org.uk F Block T1-T5, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 6QL 14 June-18 July
The Middlesex University Arts and Creative Industries Degree Show 2018, showcases exciting new creative work from graduates in animation, fine art, fashion, graphic design, illustration, photography, interiors and product design. Free Range: University of Brighton www.free-range.org.uk F Block G4-G5, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL 14 June-18 July ‘In Cahoots’ is the collaborative and fully self-initiated end of year show from Brighton’s Graphic Design and Illustration third year students. The show will be multifaceted, ranging through every artistic style, and promises to show off a proper art school sense of individuality to visitors. Wimbledon College of Art http://events.arts.ac.uk/ event/2018/6/14/WimbledonMFA-Fine-Art-SummerShow-2018 Merton Hall Road, London, SW19 3QA 14-23 June The UAL college’s summer show features work from students on its MA Fine Art course and degree courses in painting, sculpture, set design and more. University for the Creative Arts: Epsom www.uca.ac.uk/graduationshows/ shows/epsom Ashley Road, Epsom, KT18 5BE 14-23 June (closed Sundays) Brunel University: Made in Brunel 2018 www.brunel.ac.uk/business/ Business-Partnerships/CoInnovate/news-and-events/ Events/2018/Made-inBrunel-2018 Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, SE1 9PH 15-17 June Goldsmiths University: Degree Shows www.gold.ac.uk/art/exhibitions Ben Pimlott Building, St James, New Cross, London, SE14 6AD 15, 16, 18 June University Campus Suffolk: Art, Design and Humanties End of Year Show 2018 www.uos.ac.uk/content/2016exhibition-listings Arts Building, Waterfront Building and Gallery, Neptune Quay, Ipswich 15-21 June University of Central Lancashire www.uclan.ac.uk/news/ lancashire-arts-festival.php Design: Harrington Social Space, Adelphi Street, Preston, PR1 7BH Fine Art: Hanover Building, Bhailok Street, Preston, PR1 2YL Photography: Venue 53, Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 2TQ 15-22 June University of Sunderland www.sunderland.ac.uk City Space, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR1 3SD 15-22 June Chelsea College of Art and Design: Degree Shows http://events.arts.ac.uk/
event/2018/6/15/ChelseaUndergraduate-SummerShow-2018 16 SW1P John 4JU Islip Street, London, 15-23 June De www.dmu.ac.uk/degree-show/ Montfort University degree-show/degree-show.aspx Vijay Patel Building, De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH 16-21 June (closed Sunday 17) Gray’s School of Art Degree Show www.rgu.ac.uk Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QD 16-23 June Camberwell College of Arts: Degree Shows www.arts.ac.uk/camberwell/ events 45-65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UF 16-23 June The college’s undergraduate show features work by graduating students from art, graphic design, 3D and illustration courses. Canterbury Christ Church University: BA Photography Degree Show Sidney Cooper Gallery, 22-23 St Peter’s St, Canterbury CT1 2BQ 16-23 June University for the Creative Arts: Canterbury www.uca.ac.uk/graduationshows/ shows/canterbury New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3AN 16-29 June (closed Sundays) Ravensbourne College www.ravensbourne.ac.uk Greenwich Peninsula, 6 Penrose Way, London, SE10 0EW 20-22 June Central Saint Martins: Degree Show Two http://events.arts.ac.uk/ event/2018/6/20/Show-TwoDesign-Degree-Show-2018/ Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA 20-24 June Graduates of graphic design exhibit at this prestigious show alongside other disciplines including architecture, ceramics, jewellery, furniture and design. London College of Communication: Show 2 http://events.arts.ac.uk/ event/2018/6/21/LCC-DegreeShows-2018-Show-2/ 21-23 June LCC invites you to celebrate work by students of graphic design and illustration at its Design School; as well as film, animation, TV and games design students at its Screen School. London Metropolitan University: Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design www.londonmet.ac.uk/news/ articles/cass-summer-shows2018---dates-announced Central House, 59-63 Whitechapel High St, E1 7PF 22 June -5 July University of Westminster: Photography www.westminster.ac.uk Ambika P3, University of Westminster, 35-100 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS 23-28 June Royal College of Art www.rca.ac.uk/news-and-events/ events/show-2018 RCA Kensington: Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU RCA Battersea: Howie Street, London, SW11 4AY 23 June-1 July (closed Friday 30 June) Plymouth College of Art: PreDegree Summer Show www.plymouthart.ac.uk Plymouth College of Art, Palace Court, Plymouth 25-29 June Norwich University of the Arts Degree Shows www.nua.ac.uk/visit/degreeshows Francis House, 3-7 Redwell St, Norwich, NR2 4SN 26 June-4 July New Designers: Part One www.newdesigners.com Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH 27-30 June Every year over 3,000 of the most promising graduate talents from Britain’s leading design courses exhibit at New Designers. Part one of the show features textiles, fashion, costume design, jewellery, glass, ceramics, and contemporary design crafts.
New Designers: Part Two www.newdesigners.com Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH 4-7 July Part two of the show features graduates from various design disciplines including graphic design, illustration and animation, motion and digital arts, furniture, product and industrial design, and spatial design and interiors. D&AD New Blood Festival www.dandad.org/en/d-ad-newblood-festival The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London 12-14 July New Blood Festival brings together emerging talent and industry professionals for a double whammy of Fringe events and a free exhibition in east London. The exhibition sees university courses from around the UK showing off their very best students’ work from the past year. It gives industry professionals the chance to meet new talent and young creatives the opportunity to network and skill up. Camberwell College of Arts: MA Shows http://events.arts.ac.uk/ event/2018/7/12/CamberwellMA-Visual-Arts-SummerShow-2018 45-65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UF 12-18 July The college’s postgraduate show features work by the college’s MA Visual Arts courses: Book Arts, Designer Maker, Fine Art Digital, Illustration and Printmaking. Goldsmiths University: Postgrad Shows www.gold.ac.uk/art/exhibitions Ben Pimlott Building, St James, New Cross, London, SE14 6AD 13, 14, 16 July Shillington College: Graduate Exhibitions www.shillingtoneducation.com/ uk/graphic-design-course/infosessions-and-graduation The Old Truman Brewery F Block – Ground Floor, Elys Yard, London, E1 6QL; Manchester location to be confirmed 27 July (6pm-8pm) Shillington offers a mixture of short full-time and longer parttime courses that represent an alternative to three-year university degree courses. Check out the impressive and beautiful work created by their students, many of whom were beginners to design just three months previously, located at their Manchester and London campuses. Have we missed out your graduate show? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the details, and we’ll add it to our online listings on Creative Bloq.