Plymouth College of Art

Devon student reaches final of JDO RAW national design competition

Authored by Rluml

Plymouth College of Art student, Emma Flintham, has been selected as one of five finalists of the national student design competition - JDO RAW 2020 .

Over 150 students from across the UK submitted entries to the initiative - run by one of the UK's leading design agencies JDO - that has garnered a reputation for opening doors into the notoriously competitive design industry. Three...

Plymouth College of Art Commercial Photography students archive collections at The Box

Authored by plymouthcollegeofart

Students from Plymouth College of Art’s BA (Hons) Commercial Photography for Fashion, Advertising and Editorial course have collaborated with expert curators from The Box, Plymouth to photograph items from the collections of the £40+ million cultural development which is set to open in spring 2020.

Guided by Curator of Art, Terah Walkup and Media Archivist, Stacey Anderson, the...

Watch films under the stars at Plymouth Arts Centre’s unique Open Air Cinema by the sea

Authored by Sarah Parker

Plymouth Arts Centre has announced the films that will be shown this summer, at the spectacular waterside venues of Tinside Lido, Mount Edgcumbe and Royal William Yard. Plymouth Arts Centre has been taking its cinema on tour each summer for a sell-out series of events since 2012.

The programme has expanded due to popular demand, with two weekends at Tinside Lido. The 1935 Art Deco Lido...

Now that's what you call High Street fashion!

Authored by News Desk

Budding fashionistas from Plymouth College of Art have joined forces with retailers and the City Centre Company to help run the show, which is promising top designs, new trends and the latest in High Street fashion.

The City Centre Company is also working with students and apprentices from City College Plymouth and GHQ on this truly inclusive and fun event, which is running from...

Conversations... Gill Nicol

Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 16:30

Plymouth College of Art is happy to welcome independent arts consultant Gill Nicol to the college to hold a talk entitled 'A return to beauty - the future of contemporary art?' as part of our Conversations... series.

"Since 2000, we can potentially see artists making work in particular ways: as researchers; returning to craft; collaborating with others; unfixed and unfinished works; open-ended conversations and encounters. All this was visible within the last British Art Show 7 (BAS7), shown in Plymouth in 2011.

"This year’s Venice Biennale saw curator/director Massimiliano...

UK's largest and longest running drawing exhibition comes to Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Plymouth Arts Centre and Plymouth College of Art have collaborated to host the prestigious Jerwood Drawing Prize in Plymouth for the first time.

The Jerwood Drawing Prize, now in its 20th year, is the UK's largest and longest running annual open for drawing.

Seventy-six works of art spanning the richness, diversity and range of contemporary drawing in the UK will be hosted...

Jerwood Drawing Prize

Jerwood Drawing Prize The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, 10 February - 8 March 2014 and Plymouth Arts Centre 12 February – 9 March 2014

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. The aim is to explore and celebrate the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice.

The exhibition this year reflects a broad range of approaches to drawing from pencil on paper to video work. The 76 artists were selected from over 3,000 entries by a panel that included Kate Brindley, Director of Middlesbrough...

Art graduates showcase work in Council House exhibition

Authored by JenniferJ

Paintings, prints, photos, ceramics and sculptures are just some of the artwork by Plymouth graduates that is now on display in the Council House.

The Open Art exhibition is work chosen by city councillors from arts degree shows at Plymouth University, Plymouth College of Art and the University of St Mark and St John.

The art by 26 students explores a range of challenging...

Ocean Studios could create more than 100 jobs for the city

Authored by JenniferJ

Studios that could create over 100 jobs and a home for Plymouth’s burgeoning creative arts enterprise culture look set to get the go-ahead.

Plymouth City Council's cabinet, which meets on August 6, is likely to approve plans for the Council to act as guarantor to the eagerly-awaited Ocean Studios in Royal William Yard and to make a financial contribution from its ‘Building for Jobs...

Beach litter the focus for photography students

Authored by JamesM

Last week photography students from Plymouth College of Art came out to help National Trust rangers collect litter from Wembury beach.

Lorna Sherriff, Ranger for South Devon said: "At first the group looked down onto the beach and said it was all clean, but when they got down there and I showed them all the small pieces of plastic, polystyrene and fishing rope which were laying on the...

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