Sessional tutor teaching in Wood Carving for conservation position available

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The Art School is seeking applications for a sessional tutor to teach Woodcarving within its thriving Conservation Department. The BA (Hons) Conservation Studies course covers a wide range of 3-D objects in stone, wood and related materials, as well as decorative surfaces.

We are inviting applications from active professional woodcarvers with an extensive knowledge of the history of carving motifs and forms  to contribute to the delivery of one component of the Historical Crafts Module of the 1st year BA (Hons) Conservation Studies course.

Successful candidates will have specialist practical, professional and historical knowledge of woodcarving and some experience of teaching at further or higher education levels. They will be able to engage with students with limited or no experience in craft skills and from a wide range of backgrounds.

The post would be expected to involve approximately 16 days teaching per annum during term time.

The Art School has a particular focus on skills-based teaching and a commitment to cultivate knowledge and curiosity in both the historical and contemporary contexts of our subjects. We are seeking accomplished professional practitioners who can actively and positively engage in and contribute to the Art School’s community.

CONSERVATION SESSIONAL TUTORS

You will be an active professional practitioner with excellent skills in woodcarving.  Some experience of teaching at BA or other levels will be an advantage. The main purposes of the post are:

  • to act as a member of the teaching team, providing up-to-date knowledge, expertise and experience of professional practice in Woodcarving for historic contexts.
  • to work in collaboration with the Conservation team to support students working towards a range of progression outcomes.

To request the application form please contact jobs@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk

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The Art School is seeking applications for sessional tutor teaching stone conservation for its thriving Conservation Department. The Conservation Studies BA course covers a wide range of 3-D objects in stone, wood and related materials, as well as decorative surfaces.

We are inviting applications from active stone conservator to contribute to the delivery of the stone conservation component of the Conservation Theory and Practice I, II and III Modules of the BA in Conservation Studies course. Ideal candidates will have some experience of teaching and considerable specialist knowledge of stone conservation. They will also possess considerable flexibility and be able to engage with students from a range of backgrounds.

The post would be expected to involve approximately 30 days teaching during term time.

The Art School has a particular focus on skills-based teaching and a commitment to cultivate knowledge and curiosity in both the historical and contemporary contexts of our subjects. We are seeking conservators who can actively and positively engage in and contribute to the Art School’s community.

CONSERVATION SESSIONAL TUTORS

You will be an active practitioner with an excellent skills and knowledge in stone conservation.  Some experience of teaching at BA or other levels will be an advantage. The main purposes of the post are:

  • to act as a member of the teaching team, providing up-to-date knowledge, expertise and experience of professional practice in Stone Conservation.
  • to work in collaboration with the Conservation team to support students working towards a range of progression outcomes.

To apply and for more information please contact jobs@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk

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We are thrilled that William Barsley, one of our woodcarving students entering his second year at City & Guilds of London Art School, is collaborating with the Guild of Master Craftsmen Woodcarving Magazine on an ongoing series of articles.

Entitled ‘The Student Woodcarver’, the series chronicles William’s studies at the Art School as he turns his passion for carving into a full-time profession, following the various skills learned, challenges, and rewards along the way. Download the first article here: william-barsley-the-student-woodcarver-article-one-issue-152

William’s first article is in Issue 152, with more to follow. Further information about the publication can be found on the Guild of Master Carvers website.

Many congratulations to William; we look forward to following his journey!

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We are delighted to announce that the Lettering Arts Centre in Snape Maltings is currently staging an exhibition of carving and lettering by students and alumni of the Art School’s Historic Carving department. Entitled ‘Making It’, the exhibition demonstrates the range and quality of work produced at the Art School and is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the school further afield.

More information can be found at the Lettering Arts Trust website. The exhibition is on through 6 November 2016 and is open Friday through Monday, 11am to 5pm.

Tim Crawley and Sarah Harrison

Tim Crawley and Sarah Harrison

Exhibition installed in Lettering Arts Centre

Exhibition installed in Lettering Arts Centre

Ayako Furuno

Ayako Furuno

Felix Handley

Felix Handley

Lawrence Dennison

Lawrence Dennison

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MA Fine Art and Fellows’ Exhibition

Private View: Wednesday 14 September 6.00 – 21.00

Thursday 15th September 10.00 – 19.30

Friday 16 September to Sunday 18 September 10 – 17.00

TOURS ANNOUNCED!
As part of Open House Weekend, visitors to the Art School can enjoy student-led tours of the MA Show at 12.00 noon and 3.00 pm on Saturday 17 September and Sunday 18 September. Each tour will begin with a brief introduction to the Art School and will highlight three different artists in the exhibition; no booking necessary.

A digitally camouflaged 3m x 3m blow up castle with no entrance; a contemporary Celtic bronze cast helmet in a complexity of reconstituted G-plan furniture; unsettling figurative paintings based on social media interactions; huge, monstrously physical oil paintings on discarded cardboard;  physical and temporal manifestations of cultural theory as haphazard kinetic machines, poking and prodding at irregular intervals; sculptural objects painted as faux marble – or is that sliced salami…  In this year’s show the intimacy of hands-on production and the turbulent after effects of hubris and over sharing, among other signs of our time, are embraced with gusto and result in some astounding, profound and surprising artwork.

Exhibiting artists include:

MA Fine Art:
Ella Astor; Juliet Benini; Julia Court; Aikaterini Fani; Heather Graham; Harrison Pearce; Zoe Hoare; Benedict Hughes; Ana Kazaroff; Julia Kubik; Robyn Maree Litchfield; Sandra Micciche; Graham Murtough; Thomas Platt; Diane Rogan Sofer; Flora Scrymgeour; Kitty Stirling

Artist in Residence: Alex Frost
Printmaking Fellows: Blaze Cyan and Ed Adlington

Press release can be downloaded here
Further details can be found here

Visit the MA Fine Art groups website here www.cgma2016.com

Katarina Fani MA 2016 Dina Varpahovsky MA 2016

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CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL FOUNDATION DEPARTMENT
POSTS AVAILABLE:
Foundation Fine Art Sessional Tutor posts

The City & Guilds of London Art School is a ‘not for profit’ charitable institution, providing a valuable alternative to other models of Art education in the UK at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Foundation levels.  The Art School has a mission to foster excellence in contemporary Fine Art, Historic Carving, Conservation and Design. It does this in part by providing students with a high level of contact time with artist tutors and professional experts.

The Art School is seeking applications for 2 Foundation Fine Art sessional tutors for its thriving Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. The UAL Awarding Body Foundation course is a1 year intensive full time course housed in specially designed studios that offer each student their own dedicated workspace and access to a range of specialist facilities.   The Fine Art specialist area covers a wide range of contemporary approaches to art practice, with a very high proportion of our students going on to their first choice institution on successful completion of the course.

We are inviting applications from active professional artists to contribute to the delivery of the course. Ideal candidates will have some experience of teaching at Foundation level 3/4 and specialist knowledge of Fine Art, with a background in Painting and 2D Fine Art approaches. They will also possess considerable flexibility and be able to engage with students from a range of backgrounds, working across diverse media.

The 2 posts would be expected to involve approximately 20 days teaching during term time with scope for further development.

The Art School has a particular focus on skills-based teaching and a commitment to cultivate knowledge and curiosity in both the historical and contemporary contexts of our subjects. We are seeking artists who can actively and positively engage in and contribute to the Art School’s community.

FOUNDATION FINE ART SESSIONAL TUTORS

You will be an artist with some experience of teaching at Foundation or other levels. The main purposes of the post are:

  • to act as a key member of the teaching team, providing up-to-date knowledge, expertise and experience of professional practice in Fine Art.
  • to work in collaboration with the Foundation team to support students working towards a range of progression outcomes, both Fine Art and Design.

KEY DATES:

  • Deadline for applications Friday 19th August 2016, by midnight
  • Deadline for application pack requests Friday 19th August 2016, by 5pm
  • Interviews are planned for Friday 26th August 2016
  • Planned start date 12th September 2016.

Please indicate if you are available to attend on the interview date.
For further information and application requirements please contact jobs@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk
Principal: Tamiko O’Brien

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Charity Registration no. 114 City & Guilds of London Art School Ltd; 78175194708
Registered Office: 124 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4DJ

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  • Part-Time Art Histories Lecturer/Tutor for UALAB Foundation Diploma in Art and Design required for 2016/17, 1 day per week during the Autumn term (+ Aprox 8 days marking/administrative) for our Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

The City & Guilds of London Art School is a not-for-profit specialist institution with a mission to foster excellence in Contemporary Fine Art, Historic Carving and the Conservation of Cultural Artefacts. It runs undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as a highly successful Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

Working within the Art Histories Department you will plan and deliver a series of lectures and gallery visits on modern and contemporary Art and Design to students studying on our UALAB Foundation Diploma. You will be involved in all aspects of the teaching of the Art Histories programme for the course together with the assessment and feedback on this component.

As a qualified academic working in the field of Art and Design History or Visual Culture you will have experience of teaching at Level 3/4 or above and an excellent track record of inspiring students from different backgrounds with a range of abilities, organising varied learning activities and working effectively within a team. Your teaching experience will have enabled you to understand how different learning styles need to be provided for in the delivery of each session.

The Art School is committed to high levels of contact time with expert professionals and specialists. This means that in addition to your communication skills and ability to engage and motivate students, you will have proven excellent subject knowledge.

For more information and an application form please email jobs@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk.

For more information about the Art Histories department please visit http://www.cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk/art-histories/

For more information about the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design please visit http://www.cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk/foundation/

Submission deadline: 10th August 2016 by midnight

Interviews are set to take place on 17th August 2016

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We are delighted to announce that 2016 Fine Art BA (Hons) graduate Amanda Moström has been awarded the first City & Guilds of London Art School Studio Award, a year-long residency at Acme studios in Warton House, Stratford. The award will provide Amanda with a rent free studio space, professional mentoring, a £7000 award and an opportunity to exhibit her work as part of a group show. We are excited to see how Amanda’s work develops over the year and look forward to a studio visit in the Spring term…

This year we are also launching a new fellowship scheme in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers. The Decorative Surface Fellowship for 2016/17 has been awarded to Amelia Crowley Roth. Amelia completed her PG Diploma in Ornamental Woodcarving and Gilding in 2015 following her BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree with us in 2013. The Fellowship focuses on historic techniques such as gilding, fresco painting, trompe l’oeil and scagliola and provides specialist training in traditional processes, professional mentoring from the Painters-Stainers and a work base at the City & Guilds of London Art School. We look forward to working with Amelia throughout the year and to her contribution to our MA and Fellows exhibition in September 2017.

Links
City & Guilds of London Art School Studio Award: http://www.acme.org.uk/residencies/cityguilds
Acme studios: http://www.acme.org.uk/residencies
Painter Stainers’ Company https://painter-stainers.org/
Amelia Crowley Roth: http://www.londonwoodcarving.com/

 

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This summer City & Guilds of London Art School is hosting a week-long Craft Workshop for the Creative Dimension Trust. This fully funded Craft Workshop for 14 to 18 year olds, focusing on specialist painting techniques, will be run by Sarah Hocombe, one of the UK’s only specialists in fresco painting. Sarah will work with assistance from Amelia Crowley Roth, alumni of the Art School and soon to be our inaugural Worshipful Company of Painters-Stainers Decorative Surfaces Fellow for 2016/17.

This course is now full however if you are interested in hearing more about it please contact office@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk

Links:
Creative Dimension : http://www.thecreativedimension.org
Sarah Hocombe: http://craftcentral.org.uk/sarah-hocombe
Amelia Crowley Roth: http://www.londonwoodcarving.com/looking-glass-2/

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We are a community of artists, crafts practitioners and designers, enriched by the cultural diversity, creativity, knowledge and skills of our academic and other staff and students.  Working with individuals from around the world, including from many EU nations, we value the exchange of ideas and the exploration of contemporary and historical approaches to creative practice from local, European and global perspectives.

Following the result of the UK Referendum of 23 June 2016 we can confirm that the status of our current and prospective students and staff who are EU citizens is unchanged. We will engage with our networks through our membership of Study UK and our partner institutions to ensure that we can continue to work with individuals from across Europe as well as further afield, supporting and championing their talent, insight, curiosity and commitment for our subjects.

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) released a statement from Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, on 28 June, confirming that:

  • EU students who are eligible under current rules to receive loans and grants from the Student Loans Company will continue to do so for courses they are currently enrolled on or about to start this coming academic year.

 

If you are an EU student planning to study with us and are concerned about your status please email admissions@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk

 

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The 2016 Degree Show is an opportunity to see some of the most talented contemporary Fine Artists, Conservators and Historic Carvers of today. Shown throughout City & Guilds of London Art School’s historic Georgian townhouses and Victorian studios, the exhibition showcases the work of this year’s 35 graduates. The work is united in its thoughtfulness and rigour, yet incredibly diverse in scope and scale. From a carved limestone lion to an interactive swingset installation, dreamscape paintings and gilded cloves of garlic, there is truly something to suit all tastes!

All are welcome to visit during our open week:

Private View: Wednesday 22 June, 6.00 – 9.00 pm

Open Hours:
Thursday 23 June, 10.00 am – 7.30 pm
Friday 24 June, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Saturday 25 June, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Sunday 26 June, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

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The Art School was very pleased to participate in Art16, the global art fair held from 19-22 May at Kensington Olympia.

The Art School booth was in the not-for-profit section of the fair, alongside esteemed organisations such as the Wallace Collection, Villa Lena, and Iraq’s Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture. Fine Art tutor selected three graduating BA students – Amanda Mostrom, Antonia Showering and Odilia Suanzes – to represent the Art School. Their pieces showed the diversity of work being produced at the Art School and attracted hundreds of curious visitors, many of whom were amazed and impressed upon learning that these students had yet to even graduate from their undergraduate courses!

Many thanks go to the organisers of Art16 for giving the Art School a platform on this international stage.

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On 6-7 May 2016, the Art School welcomed over 330 visitors for our first-ever Historic Carving Open House. The two-day event – part of the second annual London Craft Week – consisted of opportunities to visit woodcarving students in their studios; gilding demonstrations; an exhibition of student and alumni woodcarvings; the first alumni reunion for former Historic Carving students; and an opportunity to try your hand at stone carving.

One of the weekend’s highlights was a live competition among our current Historic Stone Carving students. Over the two days, students had 11 hours to carve pieces of their own design on the subject of ‘The Thames’. A hundred-strong crowd eagerly counted down the final minutes and then voted on the ‘crowd favourite’, which accompanied a peer prize and a grand prize supported by the Masons’ Company. The results were hugely varied and impressive, not only to the spectators but to the students themselves as to how much they could achieve in such a short amount of time!

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Come along to see the final work of our Foundation students this May. All are welcome!

PRIVATE VIEW
Wednesday 11 May, 6.00 – 9.00 pm

OPEN WEEK
Thursday 12 May, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Friday 13 May, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Saturday 14 May, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Sunday 15 May, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

100 Kennington Park Road, Kennings Way Entrance, London SE11 4EF

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Join us for our first Historic Carving Open House

Part of the second annual London Craft Week

Friday 6 May, 10.00 am – 7.00 pm
Saturday 7 May, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Featuring:
• A live stone carving competition in our stone yard on the subject of ‘The Thames’ (prizes awarded 4.30 pm Saturday)
• A chance to try your hand at stone carving (1.00 – 2.00 pm Friday & Saturday)
• An exhibition of master woodcarving
• Woodcarving demonstrations by current Art School students in their studios
• A display of gilding techniques, tools and materials
• Demonstrations of oil gilding (12.00 – 12.45 pm Friday & Saturday) and verre eglomise gilding (3.00 – 3.45 pm Friday & Saturday)
• A gathering for carving alumni and guests (3.00 – 5.00 pm Saturday)
• Refreshments available for sale in our beautiful garden

Free and open to all!

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Part time Technician position available, 2 days per week during UG term time, in our thriving Conservation Department. The Art School is a not-for-profit specialist institution with a mission to foster excellence in Contemporary Fine Art, Historic Carving and the Conservation of Cultural Artefacts.

Working with experts in the Science and Conservation of cultural objects in stone, wood and related materials, and decorative surfaces, you will assist the Head of Conservation and Conservation tutors in the day-to-day running of the Conservation studios and facilities. As a qualified and practising Conservator yourself with experience of working with 3 dimensional objects you will provide technical support for the BA and MA Conservation courses. Responsibilities will include mentoring students in the use of tools and materials; providing support for teaching and project activity; and studio and lab maintenance. You will also work with the Art School’s Site Manager to ensure that Health & Safety regulations and practices within the Conservation Department are implemented and monitored. The Art School is committed to high levels of contact time with expert professionals and access to a wide range of specialist resources. This means that besides access to the Conservation facilities students are also supported by the wider technical team with workshop facilities in glass, metalwork, casting and print among other resources and you will therefore be a valued member of the Conservation Department and the wider technical team.

For more information about the post and an application form please email jobs@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk. For more information about the Conservation department please visit http://www.cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk/conservation/

Submission deadline: Friday 8 April 5pm.

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CLYDE AND CO Rene Gonzalez 'To my one, sole desire', Blank Canvas Commission

City & Guilds of London Art School is delighted to celebrate our alumni from the BA Fine Art Class of 2015 who were selected for inclusion in the 2015/16 Clyde & Co Art Awards.

Rene Gonzalez was the recipient of the national Blank Canvas commission competition, for which he created the 18-meter-long mural, ‘To My One, Sole Desire’, pictured above. On 9 March, fellow graduate Steven John Atkinson was announced as the Staff Vote winner for his piece ‘Emotional Scale’.

Others selected for inclusion in the show were Oliver Dorman, Anne-Marie Hanlon, Kim Harvey, Maria Macc, Alice McVicker and Tuesday Riddell. All of the works in the exhibition can be viewed and bid on at the Clyde & Co Art Awards site.

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City & Guilds of London Art School is pleased to announce our involvement in London Craft Week on 6 and 7 May 2016.

The school will be open to the public for guests to view an exhibition of woodcarving by Art School Alumni and Master Carvers, as well as demonstrations of carving and gilding. Speak to student carvers and observe a competition that will be held between Historic Stone Carving Diploma students, who will have two days to create an object of their own design to be judged on Saturday afternoon. There will also be an event for Historic Carving Alumni on Saturday afternoon.

As one of 129 events talking place from 3rd to 7th May, we are pleased to be showcasing exceptional craftsmanship by joining London Craft Week’s journey-of-discovery programme across the city, featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside celebrated masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands.

For more information, visit the London Craft Week website.

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Dulverton Trust Scholarships

Historic Carving and Conservation applicants 2016/17

City & Guilds of London Art School is pleased to announce a new scholarship, generously provided by Dulverton Trust, for students aiming to relocate to London to study historic carving or conservation at the Art School.

The aim of the Dulverton Trust Scholarship is to support applicants from outside London to relocate to London and to pay their fees. Two Scholarships of ca £6,000 are available for the duration of a three year course of study. Applicants will be selected on the basis of need and excellence.

If you wish to apply, please contact Emilia Yamamoto at admin@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk mentioning the Dulverton Trust, to request a Bursaries/Scholarships application form.

If you wish to be considered, we recommend submitting your application together with your course application form. The final deadline for submissions for the 2016/17 academic year is 31 May 2016.
Scholarships are only offered to students who have received and accepted an offer to study at City & Guilds of London Art School. Please note that you will be required to provide yearly reports and the continuation of the scholarship support is subject to satisfactory completion of each year’s course of study.

Requirements: British Nationality; applying to year 1 of either Historic Carving Diploma or BA (Hons) Conservation; residents beyond the M25 at the time of application; preferably under 30 years of age, exceptions might be considered.

For more information, please contact Emilia Yamamoto admin@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk.

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Two Leverhulme Arts Scholarships are available for UK, EU and International Full Time or Part Time Students enrolling on the City & Guilds of London Art School MA Fine Art course in Autumn 2016. One Scholarship of £10,000 and one of £5000 are available towards the tuition fees for the course.

The Leverhulme Arts Scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of creative excellence, although financial need will also be considered. Scholarships are only eligible to students who have received an offer of a place on the MA Fine Art course at City & Guilds of London Art School and only payable towards fees on acceptance of a place on the course.

The Art School offers two other Scholarships of £2,000 as well as some Bursaries based on financial need.

If you wish to apply for a Scholarship or Bursary please contact Emilia Yamamoto admin@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk to request a Scholarship/Bursary application form.

We recommend submitting both your Scholarship/Bursary application together with your MA Fine Art course application form.

Applications for all Scholarships and Bursaries will be considered up to June 30th, applicants will be informed by July 7th 2016.

Why not visit us at an Open Day to meet the team and our current students and view our studios and facilities?

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