Saturday, 19 August 2017

Newcastle University Master of Fine Art Show 2017

Newcastle University
Master of Fine Art Show 2017

Preview 18 August 6 - 9 PM

The show continues
19 August – 2 September 2017
Free admission
Open daily between 10 AM and 5 PM
(10 AM- 4 PM on Sundays and bank holiday)

Fine Art Department,
King Edward VII Building
The Quadrangle, Newcastle University NE1 7RU

This year’s Newcastle University Master of Fine Art Degree Show 2017 will see MFA students present a dynamic range of work, including painting, sculpture, video and light installations, photography, print and sound.

The artists exhibiting are Shaney Barton, Hannah Cooper, Mehan Fernando, Elizabeth Green, Peter Hanmer, Paul Jex, Hania Klepacka, Jim Lloyd, Anna MacRae and Gill Shreeve.

Work on display explores a range of themes and ideas including social politics, our connection and relationship with the natural world, investigating the everyday and commonplace, human consciousness and perceptions along with light, space and time.

Newcastle University Fine Art Department continues to have an outstanding reputation and has been ranked top in the country by the Sunday Times University Guide 2017. The department was key in radical developments in art education in the 1960s and some notable alumni includes, Richard Hamilton, Victor Pasmore, Sean Scully and Susan Hiller.

Taught by leading art professionals who nurture creative innovation and rigour, the Master of Fine Art programme supports emerging artists who wish to extend their existing practice within the contemporary art field.

The MFA Degree Show coincides with the Creative Arts Practice Degree Show ‘Lost Ontologies’ which also previews on 18th August and runs through until the 25th August.

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