“I have been particularly inspired by the idea of ‘the willing suspension of disbelief’ and find beauty in one’s commitment to put on hold their preconceived ideas about our world, to rather accept and invest in fiction.” Read More
” The initial idea of these works comes from the notion of ‘space’.” Read More
Two Fine Art students have been selected for the prestigious Bloomberg New Contemporaries Fine Art Show. Read More
“My practice tends to directly explore expanded painting within the context of contemporary art, creating an aesthetic influenced by the designed environment.” Read More
“For some, the topic of the environment can be tedious and hard to digest, nevertheless it is a subject of great importance. Through the use of paint I am hoping to address some vital issues that are going on around the world covering matters such as pollution, deforestation and animal welfare.” Read More
Alice Taylor, History of Decorative Art and Design second year, worked on the Brighton Festival Cathie Pilkington exhibition (now at Grand Parade gallery) as part of her placement – and has secured a curator’s assistant volunteer role this summer. Read More
“My work discusses the current issues of mental and sexual health within the LGBT+ community – particularity gay men – whilst alluding to the fashionable aesthetic of art today.” Read More
“Throughout my three years at The University of Brighton the influence of my surroundings have always been a strong subject linked with my work.” Read More
“The overall themes involved within my creative practice have been a combination of Religion, Archaeology, and contemporary concepts of Science Fiction.” Read More
“Experimenting with the way people interact with colour within an installation enables me to explore the physical connection of colour and the potential affect it may have on an audience.” Read More
“I explore the human longing for intimate interactions, and how in the absence of them, we turn to objects.” Read More
If you’re a student in the UK about to complete an art or design-related undergraduate course then get involved. Read More
Preparations for the Graduate Show 2017 are well underway. Fine Art Painting course leader Chris Stevens describes the atmosphere in the studios.
Thom Kofoed’s exhibition ‘untitled (Miss. Ms. Other)’ of paintings, drawings and films exploring disparate experiences of gender and celebrating women, is on until 28 May.
EVA International is a biennial exhibition of contemporary art in Ireland – and one of our grads is now running the show. Read More
The annual University of Brighton Graduate Show runs from June 3-11 and turns the university into the largest art venue in the South of England. Read More
The University is exploring what makes cult media as part of the University’s sponsored events at the Brighton Fringe in May. Read More
A collective originating from two Brighton MAs is holding a drawing activity throughout April with a fun day on 29 April. Read More
Part of the Graduate Shows this year? If you’re posting to social media about the build up, your work, your exhibition, then use #brightonshow17. Read More
We have an opportunity for a student to undertake a fascinating research project as part of our MRes in Arts and Cultural Research, studying and archiving 25 years of Gscene magazine for The Keep archive. Interested? Read More
The University of Brighton has teamed with Nagoya University of Art (NUA), and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang, (KMITL) Thailand for a project culminating in an exhibition at Edward Street. Read More
Pop into the Grand Parade cafe foyer and catch this exhibition of research student work in art, design and media. Read More
Artist Tom Yendall has received the university’s Alumnus Award 2017 in recognition of his prolific career as a Mouth and Foot Painting Artist and his numerous charitable accomplishments. Read More
Second year BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture and Painting students are bringing a new exhibition of work In Between, Part 2 to the main University Gallery from February 4- 20. Read More
The deadline for the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018 has been extended until March 6 2017. Successful entrants will be invited to the Wallace Collection in London to paint the portrait of a sitter from the world of arts and entertainment. Read More
Come along to the private view of this fine art Edward Street show on Friday 3 February and see a live performance piece. Read More
A series of free talks, programmed by the University of Brighton, is taking place at the Tate Modern this week.
Come down to celebrate the opening of an exhibition of work by Printmaking, Moving Image and Critical Practice students at Grand Parade from 5.30pm. Read More
Head along to the private view for Fashioning the Frame on Friday 13 January 6-8pm – exhibition runs until 28 January. Read More
In his inaugural lecture Professor of Fine Art David Cotterrell explores the journey that led him to produce a series of experimental artworks Read More
Work from staff and students will be on display at the four day Pop-up Makers’ Fair this December. The Fair takes place in the University Gallery at Grand Parade from Thursday 8 December – Sunday 11 December. Read More
Pallant House gallery in Chichester, which has one of the most important collections of 20th century British art in the country, is now free to students with an NUS card. Read More
Brighton Fine Art grad, the artist Alison Lapper MBE, is hosting a BBC4 documentary ‘Nobody’s Perfect’ with photographer Rankin tackling contemporary attitudes to beauty and identity on Thursday 10 November, 9pm. Read More
Artist Leah Capaldi’s solo show Lay Down is on at Matt’s Gallery in Bermondsey, London from 11 November to 18 December 2016.
The leader of our MA in Digital Media Arts Sue Gollifer has work featured in a Brentoford exhibition by pioneering women in the world of digital media. Read More
Kathryn Maple, who graduated from Fine Art Printmaking at Brighton in 2011 has won £10,000 in the Sunday Times Watercolour competition 2016.