MA Fine Art Graduate Showcase


We’re delighted to announce the launch of the MA Fine Art Graduate Showcase, an online exhibition of the outstanding work of our 2020 MA Fine Art graduates, following an extended academic year due to the pandemic. View the exhibition.

The new MA Fine Art Graduate Showcase joins the work of our 2020 BA Fine Art, Foundation and Historic Carving graduates in our Graduate Showcase, a purpose-built online exhibition space developed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The online exhibition features a broad selection of creative ideas and approaches reflecting each exhibitor’s individual practice. Pieces range from a large-scale charcoal and ink 10 metre-long surround to work made from bible fragments and ashes on wood panel; from a sculptural piece made using rice, moss and soil on an oak sleeper to mechanised tapestry, repeating insignificant actions that have become strangely amplified during this unusual year.

The striking work featured in the 2020 MA Fine Art Graduate Showcase has been made during a difficult period, disrupted by the restrictions of the pandemic. The Art School has remained committed to ensuring hands-on studio practice in its facilities when possible, but periods of national Lockdown have meant students have also spent time working from home studios, supported by comprehensive online course delivery.  We are extremely proud of the resilience and dedication shown by all our students during these difficult circumstances, and the challenges they faced during this extraordinary time makes their final work all the more impressive.

Alongside our 2020 MA Fine Art graduates, the current Co-Chair of Students, Artist Resident Trustees, Ema Mano Epps (MA Fine Art 2019) and Jyoti Bharwani (MA Fine Art 2020), are exhibiting the work they’ve made during their residency.

A public-facing exhibition of recent work from our BA and MA Fine Art 2020 graduates is planned for July 2021 at Bargehouse on London’s South Bank – sign up to our mailing list to receive an invitation.

Images of work

  • – Patrick Stratton, Things I Do Sometimes: Step in Gum, 2020, tapestry and electronics, 90 x 74 x 14 cm
  • – Isobel Bedeau, surrounded by the high silence, 2020, charcoal and ink on paper, 150 x 1000 cm
  • – Yuki Aruga, A Memorial to Nothing, 2021, soil, rice, moss, oil on oak sleeper, 170 x 40 x 70 cm
  • – Fipsi Seilern, Revelations II (Out of The Ashes), 2019, bible fragments and ashes on wood panel, 38 x 41 cm
  • – Alexandra Sivov, 60 000 Children, 2020, acrylic and gouache acrylic on canvas, 153 x 189 cm

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