10.02.2014 – 14.02.2014

Monday, 10 February

The Art Party Conference 2013, launched on 23 November at the Spa Complex in Scarborough

Critics: Fine Art

Tara Cranswick

Tara Cranswick is an artist and the Founder and Director of V22 studios in Dalston and editor of the Artists' Survival Guide. V22 is an art organisation with a shared ownership structure. It specialises in the collection of contemporary art, the production of exhibitions, events and educational initiatives, and the provision of artists’ studios and artisans' workshops

Sarah Bowles

Sarah Bowles is Director and Founder of Q-Art. She set up Q-Art whilst a BA Fine Art student as a result of questions and obstacles she faced entering higher-level art education and the contemporary art world. She is interested the different models of art education that exist and the art contexts in which they operate.

Hew Locke

Hew is a sculptor based in London. He obtained a BA in Fine Art in Falmouth and an MA in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. In 2000 he won both a Paul Hamlyn Award and an East International Award. His work is represented in many collections nationally and internationally.


AM Undergraduate Fine Art
PM Undergraduate Fine Art; Postgraduate Fine Art
Location 2nd Floor Boulevard, Central House

Presentations (2nd Floor Boulevard)

Presentations (2nd Floor Boulevard)

  • 1st Year: Fine Art

    A film by Meggie Cleary, Samuel Eyles, Mar Del Corral and Konstantins Nikiforovs (Constantine Elijah).


1st Year: Fine Art

The first year art studio focuses on drawing and ways of seeing; art project planning; pop-up shows and confidence in talking about one's own artwork and others’ to an audience.

Fine Art PG

The course fosters the integration of contemporary theory and practice, allowing students to make informed judgements and choices regarding concepts, works of art, and exhibition.

Photography PG

The MA students, taking a broad range of photographic approaches, have investigated the relationship between photography and memory. Image credit: Alex Grady.