‘The Exhibitionists’ – BA Illustration’s India Pale Ale hits the shelves of South London

'The Exhibitionists' (BA Illustration class of 2016 IPA) Promotional Pack

‘The Exhibitionists’ Promotional Pack

Camberwell’s BA Illustration class of 2016 have made an ingenious start to their graduate show fundraising activities by brewing their own beer. With the help of Late Knights brewery in Penge our 2016 students have created ‘The Exhibitionists’, a lychee- and lime-infused India Pale Ale (IPA) which is now available in multiple locations across south London.

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BA Painting student wins £2,500 Mead Scholarship for 3D printing project

Badrick and Rogers, The new amalgamation feeder, the bumper car complex, and the realisation of the imaginary man.

Badrick and Rogers, The new amalgamation feeder, the bumper car complex, and the realisation of the imaginary man.

Camberwell BA Painting student James Rogers has been awarded £2,500 by UAL’s Student Enterprise and Employability (SEE) department as part of their Mead Scholarship and Fellowship scheme which aims to support UAL students and recent graduates in the pursuit of excellence through the development of their creative practice.

Open to those in their second year of study, students are invited to apply for Mead Scholarships which will contribute to their final year projects. Of 41 applicants, James was one of just three awarded a Scholarship for his project James Rogers Future Poetries, a poetry/technology-based startup exploring the relevance of these future technologies, and their potential as a language to communicate contemporary ideas of living.

We asked James about his work and what winning the award meant to him.

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Virginia Samper and Blanca Ulloa, winners of the Aspen Online Art Award 2015

SU_ sample of work for the Aspen Prize

Last week at the opening of Camberwell’s MA Summer Show, we had the pleasure to meet MA Fine Art Digital students Virginia Samper and Blanca Ulloa this year’s winners of the Aspen Aspen Online Art Award.

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Aspen Online Art Award 2015 Winners

Virginia and Blanca with Dean Nick Gorse

Virginia and Blanca with Dean Nick Gorse

Congratulations to Camberwell’s MA Fine Art Digital students Virginia Samper and Blanca Ulloa winners of the Aspen Online Art Award 2015.

Virginia and Blanca, both from Madrid have been working together as long as they have known each other, combining their respective visions and interests in dance and music to develop them into digital media projects collaboratively under the name su_ . They both studied their BA (Hons) in Fine Arts at UCM Madrid and they are now currently in their first year studying MA Fine Art Digital at Camberwell College of Arts. Another of our MA Fine Art Digital students, Jack Addis, was also shortlisted for the award.

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Brian Hodgson (Teaching and Learning Etching Technician) wins UAL Teaching Award

Brian Hodgson pictured in the Etching studio at Camberwell

Brian Hodgson pictured in the Etching studio at Camberwell

It’s been a week of celebrations here at Camberwell with graduation and a busy MA Visual Arts Show opening.

Many of the projects realised by students would not have been possible without the help of our talented and dedicated technicians. This week, Etching technician Brian Hodgson was commended for his hard work and skill when he was presented with a UAL Teaching Award from Camberwell’s students. We caught up with Brian to find out more about his practice, his role at Camberwell and his thoughts on winning this award.

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A Fish Trapped by Water – Huijun Guan, MA Fine Art Digital

Digital installation work by Huijun Guan, MA Fine Art Digital

Digital installation work by Huijun Guan, MA Fine Art Digital

Moving over 1324 miles away from her home in China, MA Fine Art Digital student Huijun Guan came to London to find work and further her creative practice. In this post Huijun tells us about her experience as an international postgraduate student and the work she will be exhibiting in this years MA Visual Arts Show 2015

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‘The Quantified Self’ – Charlotte Rose Emerson, FdA Illustration

Rough Trade photobooth photograph of Charlotte Rose Emerson and Alia Ahmad in Brick Lane, London.

Charlotte Rose Emerson – Interview and day out with Alia Ahmad in Brick Lane, London.

In celebration of Graduation Day 2015, we asked FdA Illustration student Charlotte Rose Emerson to reflect on the past two years and her future plans in a guest blog post.

In her final major project Charlotte explored the concept of how we log and quantify ourselves using online platforms. Here she tells of her real ‘lived’ experience at Camberwell; her creative process, working alongside Lawrence Zeegen and ceremonious Falafel wraps on the green.

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PV AT DG curated by Kyle Platts

PV at DG poster

PV AT DG is a group exhibition curated by Camberwell illustration alumnus Kyle Platts.

The exhibition at Daily Goods coffee shop in Camberwell opens on Friday 17 July, 17.00 – 21.00.

Alongside illustration heavyweights such as James Jarvis, Hattie Stewart and Supermundane the exhibition features a whole host of Camberwell illustration talent including Charlotte Mei, Ellie Andrews, Joshua Checkley, Sam Taylor and Thomas Slater.

Get yourself down there!

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Camberwell Graduation 2015

UAL Graduation 2015

Congratulations to all our graduating students for their achievements! A graduation ceremony for Camberwell’s students is being held today at the Royal Festival Hall in London, from 15:00.

University of the Arts London’s eight graduation ceremonies will be streamed live on this link: www.arts.ac.uk/study-at-ual/awards-ceremonies/on-the-day/live-streaming/

Please share your thoughts and pictures with us at: #camb15 #camberwellual #ualgrads

Keep posted to see pictures of this event on our Friday post!

MA Printmaking Q&A: Isabel Wilkinson

Isabel Wilkinson and her piece for the degree show 2015

Isabel Wilkinson (MA Printmaking) installing her degree show work

Graduating MA Visual Arts: Printmaking student Isabel Wilkinson has spent many hours working with a large planographic press followed by the use of a monoprinting technique to create her degree show piece. We met Isabel to find our more about her work for the MA Visual Arts Summer Show and her plans for the future. Read the rest of this entry »

A Week in Pictures: MA Visual Arts Show Build

MA Book Arts

MA Book Arts

Featuring work from our MA Visual Arts Programme including, MA Book Arts, MA Designer MakerMA Fine Art DigitalMA Illustration and MA Printmaking. Our Postgraduate Summer Show will be open at the college between Thursday 16 – Wednesday 22 July 2015.

With the opening night fast approaching students have been hard at work turning the Camberwell studios into exhibition spaces. We visited the studios to take a few shots of this transformation in action.

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