Staffordshire University Art & Design graduation shows June 2013

Here’s Creative Stoke’s personal pick of the Show & Tell art & design graduation shows at Staffordshire University 2013. On now at the Stoke campus, until 15th June 2013. Free.


B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art: Birmingham’s Jacob Skeldon, “Console”, a TARDIS made over several years from junk and found items. [Video]


B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art: Barbara Witkowska‘s “Untitled” (2013), one of a series that evokes Chris Foss painting a weird Lovecraftian future in which humanity terraforms in the stratosphere of Venus…


B.A. (Hons.) Cartoon and Comics Art shop (new course, second year) in the Henrion foyer: Becci Such and Jack Baker manning the stall. Loadsacomics, and “free booze” (while supplies last!)


B.A. (Hons.) Cartoon and Comics Art shop (new course, second year): Selection of printed comics. From top left: Claire Smith; Becci Such‘s Willow; Esme Baran, Jack Baker and Tom Stephens’s Spore; Ryan Moss’s Golden Hand (bear frame from the same comic); Esme Baran.


B.A. (Hons.) Illustration: Jack Brittell, Newspaper shoes sculpture on board.


Foundation year, no name stated on display: Lamp product designs, hand-made from paper origami.


B.A. (Hons.) Illustration: No name stated on display, charred books design for Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 (novel cover or movie remake?)


B.A. (Hons.) Textile Surfaces: Emily Ball’s booth in the Surface Pattern room.


B.A. (Hons.) Animation: Nicola Everill, final film stop-motion character.


B.A. (Hons.) Film: Stoke-on-Trent’s Natalie Cooke‘s display for her final film “Mountain Bothies”. Map and site photos board, for a film about mountain shelters (‘bothies’) in the north parts of the British Isles.


Shown in the B.A. (Hons.) Ceramics room: Carla Deeny‘s hand-made resin jewellery.


M.A. Ceramics: Neusa Basso Macleod, untitled trio of figures.


B.A. (Hons.) Product Design: Paul Joyce (Devised Designs), “Firebat concept” for a search and rescue copterbot carrying infrared cameras, temperature sensors, a location pod, and a liquids beaker.


B.A. (Hons.) Graphic Design (second year work): Julie Brock, fire extinguishers.


B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art: Kia Michelle Greengrass, untitled.

Also noted: Charlotte Elizabeth family photography project; Christopher Bethell photography; Lucas Swann design and photography “Musee du Cirque Nouveau” (no website).

Visit the vast show and see a great many more!


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