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Plymouth College of Art alumni & staff explore mental health in immersive exhibition at Studio KiND

@PlymouthArt - ‘A Cake of Painted Tin’ by Plymouth based artist Katy Richardson, which runs from November 5 to November 27 at Studio KIND in Braunton, North Devon, explores themes of mental health, trauma and memory, and features contributions by a number of Plymouth College of Art alumni and staff.

Plymouth College of Art appoints Dr Stephen Felmingham as Academic Dean

Plymouth College of Art (@plymouthart) appoints Dr Stephen Felmingham as Academic Dean Plymouth College of Art has appointed Dr Stephen Felmingham as Academic Dean for the upcoming 2021/22 academic year. Stephen leaves his previous role as Head of School of Critical + Cultural Studies to take up this new position.

Plymouth College of Art selects Sunny Art Prize winner as Lead for Painting, Drawing & Printmaking

@PlymouthArt College appoints Sunny Art Prize 2020 winner as Subject Lead for BA (Hons) Painting, Drawing and Printmaking  BA (Hons) Painting, Drawing & Printmaking students at Plymouth College of Art are preparing to welcome the college’s newest appointment, incoming Subject Leader Richard Kenton Webb, who has been announced as winner of the prestigious international Sunny Art Prize 2020.

Plymouth College of Art to open ‘Bodies in Space’ in MIRROR

@PlymouthArt - A group exhibition curated by Ben Borthwick at MIRROR  ‘Bodies in Space’, a group exhibition of figurative painting and drawing curated by Ben Borthwick, will open in MIRROR at Plymouth College of Art on 27 November 2021.

Plymouth College of Art appoints Paul Fieldsend-Danks as Academic Dean

Plymouth College of Art has appointed Paul Fieldsend-Danks in the new role of Academic Dean, as part of the College’s continued development as a distinctive and innovative specialist Higher Education Institution (HEI), undergoing the year-long process of scrutiny on its journey to achieving Taught Degree-Awarding Powers (TDAP) and university title.

HEA National Teaching Fellow, Dr Mark J.P. Kerrigan appointed as Director of Learning, Teaching & Enhancement at Plymouth College of Art

Dr Mark John Patrick Kerrigan, a National Teaching Fellow and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), and former Director of Learning & Teaching in the Faculty of Medical Science at Anglia Ruskin University, has been appointed as Director of Learning, Teaching & Enhancement at Plymouth College of Art.

Skills for Green Jobs: a vocational outlook on ecological learning in the arts

#GreenSkillsWeek2021 - Way back before the world changed and we all started wearing strange masks, in the dim and distant past of 2019, students around the world were taking to the streets in their thousands to protest about the need for education to reflect and address the climate and ecological crisis.

Plymouth College of Art Fashion Communication students collaborate with sneaker retailer size?

BA (Hons) Fashion Communication students at Plymouth College of Art (@plymouthart) have collaborated with street and footwear brand size? in a series of live briefs, as part of the experience of the course.

Plymouth College of Art appoints new Vice Principal to oversee continued innovation

Plymouth College of Art has appointed Christy Johnson as its second Vice Principal, in the most recent move in its development as a distinctive and innovative specialist Higher Education Institution (HEI) now embarked upon a year-long process of scrutiny on its journey to achieving Taught Degree-Awarding Powers (TDAP) and university title. Founded in 1856, Plymouth College of Art, which is a Founding Associate of Tate Exchange, offers a range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Pre-Degree FE-level study across Art, Design and Digital Media subjects.

Hybrid learning in creative education

For the @PlymouthArt Pre-Degree team, moving to online teaching as a result of the pandemic has been challenging and rewarding in equal measures  Plymouth College of Art is an independent university-sector art school that also offers specialist post-16 study programmes, including a dedicated pre-degree campus where ambitious creative students can develop their unique perspectives, meet like-minded people and gain the sought-after skills necessary to progress onto degree-level study or industry. 

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