Student Art Exhibitions Open to the Public

Student Art Exhibitions Open to the PublicThe hard work and efforts of Art & Design, Photography and Graphic Design students is currently being exhibited in the college’s annual Art and Design Summer Show, which runs at Wisemore Campus from Wednesday 14th – Tuesday 20th June.

The Art and Design Summer Show celebrates the work of learners studying a wide range of Creative Arts courses from Level 2 to Degree Level 6, and continues a long tradition of exhibitions at the college.

In addition, a gallery of students’ work has also gone on display in an empty unit in the Saddlers Square Shopping Centre in Walsall, giving shoppers a chance to see the imaginative exhibitions. The store, which opened on Saturday 13th –  Saturday 17th June, showcases the work of talented Level 2 Art & Design students.

Student Art Exhibitions Open to the Public2Alan Tyler, Curriculum Manager for Art and Design at Walsall College said: “We would like to invite people to join us in celebrating the achievements and high standards of work that our students produce. They will soon be moving forward to apply their knowledge and skills on higher level courses and in the creative industries or in to employment, so this is a great chance to showcase and celebrate their talent.

“Our programmes have challenged our students to direct their creative energies towards independence, originality and innovation. Students have specialised in a number of areas including Fine Art, Photography, Textiles, Fashion, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Printmaking and 3D Design.

“It’s an exciting and lively exhibition, showcasing a diverse range of disciplines and a fitting culmination to the hard work, energy and commitment from our students and staff.”

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

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