Degree Show 2011

We are delighted to invite you to the Department of Art Degree Show 2011 Friday 10 June 2011, 4-7pm.

Join us to celebrate the exciting work of 55 emerging artists from the University of Reading. This public exhibition is the culmination of our undergraduate and postgraduate work, research and their experience of studying art. It will represent the diversity of contemporary art practice. Visitors will encounter performance as masquerade, sculpture exploring the currency of folk, the immateriality of digital images, storytelling and blogging as theoretical fiction.

The exhibition is accompanied by a three-part newspaper publication featuring all our finalists with guest editorials from Simon O’Sullivan, artist Ed Atkins and Caroline Drever (Art History), designed by Liam Yeoh & mmmm, Typography.  The publication is made possible with the generous support from the Joint Standing Committee of Council and Senate for the Arts.

Visit the degree show website

Our Preview is on Friday 10 June 2011 4-7pm / We are open every day 13 – 24 June 2011, 10am – 4pm / Visit us, talk to us and spend some time with us: Department of Art, University of Reading, 1 Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading RG6  6AT/ Postcode for satellite navigation systems is RG6 7BE / Here is how to get in touch fineart@reading.ac.uk / If you are interested in what we do, please join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter / You can also see what else we get up to by visiting our blog.

Graduates from the University’s Art Department have gone on to become acclaimed artists, but also make huge contributions across creative and cultural filed as writers, curators and performers. The department, which has produced famous alumni such as Turner Prize nominees Cornelia Parker, Richard Wilson and Mike Nelson, has a long history, originating over 150 years ago in 1860. Since then, the department has been associated with successful artists such as Walter Sickert and Terry Frost.

Jihan Al-Dibouni/ Katie Anderton/ Theadora Ballantyne-Way/ Christina Barratt/ Jose Bei/ Siobhan Belingy/ Stuart Booker/ Michelle Cameron/ Shelagh Casebourne/ Arianne Churchman/ Jodie Clack/ Reena Coceal/ Charlotte Christie/ Benedict Croft/ Pascale Cumming-Benson/ Toby Oliver Dean/ Kara Dennis/ Tom Dickson/Jeremy Godwin/ Zoe Gray/ Midia Hadjixenofontos/ Rose Harvey/ Hannah Hillier/ Anna Hughes/ Zoi Konstantinou/ Julia Langrish/ Christian Laville/ Natasha Maffoletti/ Elisavet Marinou/ Cara Mason/ Melissa Matthews/ Harry McDowell/ Gabrielle Mercer/ Asnawi Mohd Salleh/ Katherine Moore/ Deborah Morris/ Claire Moss/ Zara Norman/ Pani Paniayides/ Petra Palser/ Nisha Patel/ Lara Proctor/ Joseph Rowles/ Stacey Saunders/ Louise Seagrave/ Eva Smets/ Sarah Stein/ Helen Stokes/ Marnie Watts/ Caroline Weaver/ Charlotte Whiteford/ Raquel Borges/ Maria Hofstadler

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