“What I enjoyed most is the emphasis on learning through making, following your curiosity and taking risks.” Read More
Category Archives: Printmaking
Graduates 2023: Reka Ujvari: Printmaking
“It’s never too late to start university and choose a course that you would enjoy doing. I started my BA as a mature student – I was 28 – and I felt very good about my choice, I wasn’t just doing this degree to stay in school and to “do what I meant to do” but because I truly wanted to do it.” Read More
Get ready for uni – live event 28 April
Apply for the Cass Art x Phoenix Studio Award 2023
Book your place on a subject taster day!
If you are in Year 12 and interesting in art, design, fashion and textiles this is you chance to get involved and see if you’d like to study your passion at degree level. Read More
Advice for students applying to uni in 2023
Gossamer an exhibition by Fine Art and Printmaking students at Edward Street, opening 28th Jan
The University of Brighton’s second year Fine Art and Printmaking undergraduates present Gossamer, an exhibition of creative work from students at the mid-point of their degree course.
Discuss your portfolio with course staff!
Join us at our online portfolio advice event on 28 February to get tips and advice from students and staff about how to prepare your portfolio.
You can also watch our film to see staff explain what you should include in your portfolio for art and design courses when applying for uni – and students give TIPS on what they included in theirs.
My career journey: Phil Tyler, Fine Art Printmaking lecturer
We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Today it’s Phil Tyler who runs our fine art printmaking degree and says that as a boy he was told “get a trade and a proper job” but the school art room and inspiring teachers meant art college was where he found his solace.
Guardian 5-star review for Bill Lynch show at University’s gallery
A new exhibition of work (open until 15 October) by little-known painter Lynch at the Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts, based at the University of Brighton’s Grand Parade building, has been given a rave review by the Guardian. Read More
Meet the staff: Phil Tyler
Artist and printmaker Phil Tyler is course leader of BA(Hons) Printmaking. Read More
The Fine Art Printmaking Schools Project is back in the studio
Painting graduate wins Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year
Elisha Enfield graduated from Fine Art Painting in 2011. For the final show she undertook a £10,000 commission of the Rochdale Canal. Read More
Apply for the Cass x Phoenix Studio Award 2023
Want to win a FREE studio space for a year in central Brighton? School of Art and Media final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2023 graduate. Read More
Graduate and lecturer showing in the Sky Arts Portrait Artist exhibition
Phil Tyler, Printmaking BA(Hons) course leader, Sara Lavelle, Illustration BA(Hons) graduate, and Morag Kaister, Fine Art Painting BA(Hons) graduate are all in the Portrait Artist of the year show at Compton Verney which opened last weekend.
Thinking about preparing your portfolio?
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Graduates 2021: Agnieszka Szymaniak: Printmaking
“Graduating in 2021 was obviously not without its challenges. That said I am incredibly proud of the bodies of work both I and my peers have produced in response to the pandemic. We couldn’t have done it without the brilliant support of our technical and lecturing staff.”
Cass Art x Phoenix Studio Award 2021
School of Art final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2021 graduate. Read More
Our students are supported by award-winning technicians
Our art and media students always tell us our technicians are brilliant – and they’ve been rightly recognised in the One Brighton Staff Awards, winning the Team Contribution to Teaching and Learning award. Congratulations!
Printmaking graduate shortlisted for prestigious painting prize
Kathryn Maple who graduated in BA Fine Art Printmaking in 2011, has been shortlisted for the John Moores Painting Prize, Britain’s oldest painting award. Read More
In year 9, 10 or 11? Join our free online Printmaking workshops
If you or someone in your family is in year 9, 10 or 11 and interested in maybe taking art at university, why not join our series of online printmaking workshops. The dates are: 13, 20 and 27 February and 6 March 2021. Read More
Art at Brighton is UK top 20
In the Guardian League Table 2021, released at the weekend, art at University of Brighton is 19th place – check out our courses.
Brighton art graduates given opportunity for work to go under the hammer
The University of Brighton has teamed up with insurance group Liberty Speciality Markets (LSM) to offer artists access to a valuable Art Award. Read More
Enrol, log on and complete your course tasks
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! Read More
Graduates 2020: Wilma Kyottinen: Printmaking
My practice explores the notion of being within a landscape and the human relationship to nature in all its simplicity. Read More
Graduate Show now open!
This year (for obvious reasons) the University of Brighton’s graduate show is being held online – and we couldn’t be prouder of the art, media and humanities students who have produced brilliant work for their final year exhibition. Come and take a look around and sign up to an online event. Read More
Graduates 2020: Anna Mays: Printmaking
My interests within my practice are around how the human body is perceived in contemporary western society and how it is constantly being shaped by rapidly advancing technologies and medicine.
Wondering if studying the arts is vocational enough? New British Academy report shows the benefits
Qualified for the Future (May 2020) demonstrates the tangible benefits of skills developed in the arts, humanities and social sciences to the UK workforce, economy and society, not only now but in the future.
Gender equality awards for the School of Art and School of Media
The School of Art, School of Media and School of Health Sciences have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. Read More
Got questions before you start? Read our FAQs for art courses
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Art online Q&A. Read More
Opportunities for creatives to connect, reflect and prepare
The current global pandemic presents uncertainty for everyone looking for work, whether you’re about to graduate, or you’re looking for ways to develop your skills and experience over the summer. Read More
Join our School of Art online Q&A event: Tuesday 5 May, 1-3pm
Got any questions about studying Art and Design at Brighton? If you’re an applicant or thinking of applying then sign up for our online chat with lecturers about fine art and painting, printmaking, fashion and textiles, 3D design or illustration and graphic design then sign up to the event. Read More
Printmaking graduate leads online tutorial today
Rose Electra Harris who graduated from our Printmaking BA(Hons) leads a painting class for Partnership Editions at 7pm on Wednesday 29 April – sign up now! Read More
Apply now for new £2500 Undergraduate and Postgraduate International scholarships
Brand new for academic year 2020-21 we are launching international scholarships available to new full-time international students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree courses holding an offer to start their course in academic year 2020. Read More
School of Art responds to council’s PPE appeal for care workers
The School of Art has donated all of its existing personal protective equipment (PPE) to help social care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Follow Printmaking on Instagram
Find out what’s happening on the course via the Printmaking Instagram feed. Read More
Current and alumni students feature in Brighton CCA’s packed online programme of events and activities
Free and open to all Brighton CCA’s online events range from printing workshops to bespoke DJ playlists to brighten the long days of lockdown. Read More
Been asked to create an online portfolio?
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many of our arts and media courses are replacing an interview with online portfolio submission – read our tips for making your work stand out digitally. Read More
Applying for 2020? Here’s all you need to know
If you are applying or have applied for a course in 2020 you’ll find advice on your application, virtual visits and much more.
Gallery programme moves online
CANCELLED: Have a t-shirt made by Printmaking students!
Printmaking students are hosting a fundraiser by printing you a one-off t-shirt – head along to see them at Falmer (12 March) and Cockroft (30 April). Read More
Solo show for Printmaking course leader
Phil Tyler who leads our Printmaking BA(Hons) will be exhibiting his new work at the Zimmer Stewart Gallery in Arundel near Brighton 4-25 April 2020. Read More
Career advice from Head of Employability Clare Dawson
Clare gives expert advice on employability, CVs, placements, dealing with knock-backs and how to ease the pressure of choosing your career path. Read More
Competition open for mural design – enter by 27 April
Brighton Racecourse is running a competition for a University of Brighton student to showcase their work at the venue. Read More
Print in Motion exhibition
Head to our Edward Street building to see this show (17-24 January) by students from our Printmaking BA(Hons) and Moving Image BA(Hons).
Brighton graduate Helen Cammock is (one of four!) Turner Prize winners
In an unexpected announcement the 2019 Turner Prize has been shared between all four nominees, including Photography graduate Helen Cammock, who said “they wanted to make a “collective statement” at a time when there was “already so much that divides and isolates people and communities”. Read More
Win an artist’s residency in Italy
Open to students and recent graduates, a new partnership between the University of Brighton and Mahler & LeWitt Studios means an artist has a unique opportunity to develop their practice with a residency in Italy followed by an exhibition at Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) between May – September 2020. Read More
University opens Centre for Contemporary Arts this weekend
Come and celebrate the opening of the first major contemporary arts space in Brighton for 20 years in the Grand Parade building’s beautifully refurbished new galleries and theatre – launch party Friday 19 October, 6-10pm
Printmaking graduate in solo Berlin show
Alumni Caroline Jane Harris’s exhibition A Three-Dimensional Sky is running until 11 May 11 at the Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery. Read More
New blog for Printmaking alumni
Fine Art Printmaking has launched a new blog dedicated to the course Alumni and their practice since graduating. Read More
Printmaking students lead workshops for local GCSE school students
Second year Fine Art Printmaking students have been delivering a series of workshops with local secondary schools and local community groups. Read More
Have you seen the Painting and Printmaking exhibition at Hove Museum?
Final year students are currently displaying their work in the museum’s gallery space – and don’t miss lecturer Chris Stevens’ Facebook Live at 2.30pm on Thursday 14 March. Read More
Printmaking student takes unique approach to cyanotype printing
Triple recognition for lecturer who explores grief and loss
A University of Brighton lecturer’s evocative artwork is to be exhibited in three prestigious shows. Read More
Graduates 2018: Rachel Sankey: Printmaking
Over the last three years I have been specialising in printmaking within a fine art context. I use etching and primarily portraiture to explore notions around the networks and exchanges we have. Read More
Printmaking students and young carers team up for workshop
Printmaking students helped young carers to discover their talent for print as part of a University Outreach Masterclass. Read More
Printmaking grad bags £10k watercolour prize
Kathryn Maple, who graduated from Fine Art Printmaking at Brighton in 2011 has won £10,000 in the Sunday Times Watercolour competition 2016.