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FHK Henrion Exhibition curated by Level 6 students

FHK Henrion Exhibition curated by Level 6 students

*To facilitate student experience in curating an exhibition a group of level 6 illustrators worked with the University of Brighton Design Archive to put on an exhibition in the South Galleries as part of the celebrations around the Brighton Illustration Fair 2017....

AOI Discusses: Creating Your Own Success at Brighton October 2017

AOI Discusses: Creating Your Own Success at Brighton October 2017

The University of Brighton team up with the Association of Illustrators, Brighton Illustrators Group and Brighton Illustration Fair for a Discussion Evening : AOI Discusses: Creating Your Own Success Join AOI Membership Manager Lou Bones with illustrators Donough...

ICON10 The Illustration Conference Detroit 2018 participation

ICON10 The Illustration Conference Detroit 2018 participation

Roderick Mills as part of the MOKITA Illustration Forum (Brighton, Camberwell, Kingston) has been selected to run a panel session entitled Future Shock at the Educators Symposium during ICON10 The Illustration Conference in Detroit Michigan USA July...

FOLIO ZINE AWARDS 2017

FOLIO ZINE AWARDS 2017

Course Leader for Illustration Roderick Mills is one of the judges for the Folio Zine Awards 2017 - Print on Paper / People of Print....

Twofold Brighton website launched

Graduating students of Graphic Design & Illustration launch their website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rshckZuoDgM http://www.twofoldbrighton.co.uk

Ye Olde King & Queen Day Celebrations

Ye Olde King & Queen Day Celebrations

Following the Level 6 Summative Assessment hand in, traditionally staff and students from Graphic Design and Illustration convene at the Ye Olde King & Queen pub opposite Grand Parade for a series of student speeches and gifts handed out to staff. Then staff make...

Level 6 Bake a Cake competition

Level 6 Bake a Cake competition

The annual Level 6 Bake a Cake competition being displayed in studio 350 before judging takes place. A short break during the final term and the run up to the Degree Show...

Royal College of Art entrance success for level 6 students

L6 Graphic Design student Ryan McDonagh was successful in his application for MA (RCA) Visual Communication 2017 - 2019 L6 Illustrator Richard Noble was successful in his application for MA (RCA) Experimental Animation 2017 - 2019 Also L6 Illustrator Sacha Buckley was...

Barcelona, New York and Brighton

Barcelona, New York and Brighton

Based around the theme of journeys, this show collects the work of Level 4 and 5 graphic design and illustration students following their recent study trips to Barcelona, New York and...

Brighton Illustration Fair 2017

Brighton Illustration Fair 2017

The Brighton Illustration Fair returns 21/22 October 2017 hosted by the University of Brighton. Headlining the weekend will be artist David Shrigley - keep up to date with news...

2nd Year Graphic Design student passes ISTD

2nd Year Graphic Design student passes ISTD

This week one of our second year students passed the International Society of Typographic Designers Assessment scheme. Well done Izzy Watson. Izzy created her own typeface for the submission based on the theme of...

Crowd Talks: Graphic Persuasion

Crowd Talks: Graphic Persuasion

Brighton Graphic Design & Illustration graduates Crowd Talks have their next discussion event on Tuesday 2 May at The Peckham Pelican - London Designers and artists have responded to the madness of the last 12 months with a creative outpouring of persuasion and...

DADA Event

DADA Event

Preparations are underway for this year's DADA event. Last year resulted in students exhibiting at the 100 year celebration of Cabaret Voltaire - in the sprit of DADA who knows where this years event will...

Mural Project

Mural Project

Graphic Design students started on ongoing mural project this week. Just the weather for such an event. The ongoing work will continue as more students become involved....

Association of Illustrators

Association of Illustrators

Roderick Mills Course Leader for BA(Hons) Illustration was this week re-elected Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Association of Illustrators Annual General Meeting. The Association of Illustrators (AOI) is a not-for-profit trade organisation promoting...

George Hardie Professional Practice Lecture

George Hardie Professional Practice Lecture

Professional Practice lecture this week, on Wednesday 22nd March at 2pm in the Sallis Benney Theatre, will be by George Hardie. George Hardie is a graphic designer, illustrator and educator, best known for his work producing cover art for the albums of rock musicians...

Level 6 Illustration Exhibition at Copper Dollar Studios Brighton

Level 6 Illustration Exhibition at Copper Dollar Studios Brighton

Level 6 Illustration students collaborated for an exhibition on the theme of Time at the Copper Dollar Studios in Brighton. 24 students were each allocated an hour to fill 5 postcards over the course of 24 hours around the theme of Time and Space, to fit in with an...

Brighton & Lewis Downs Biosphere

Brighton & Lewis Downs Biosphere

Graphic Design students from the University of Brighton have been working with Brighton & Hove Council to develop a new name and identity for the recently formed Brighton & Lewis Downs Biosphere region. There are about 120 UNESCO sites world wide, and this one...

Methodology of the Edition: 50×50=75

Methodology of the Edition: 50×50=75

The exhibition Methodology of the Edition: 50x50=75 makes its way to the University of Brighton's Edward Street Gallery following successful shows in Nagoya Japan & Bangkok Thailand. The exhibition of printmaking celebrates the university's student exchange...

New York Study Trip 2017

New York Study Trip 2017

Students from First and Second year had a great trip to NYC this March. We visited over 10 design studios and special locations, as well as various museums and exhibitions. Students were filming, drawing and documenting their visit, working on live briefs and personal...

Narratives of the Unconscious

Narratives of the Unconscious

Illustration tutor Jasper Goodall led a special workshop series based on his experiences in training to be a counsellor at the Psychosynthesis Trust. It was designed to introduce students to their psychic interior and the power of their imagination. Often student's...

Barcelona Study Trip 2017

Barcelona Study Trip 2017

Students had a successful trip to Barcelona last week visiting numerous graphic design studios & illustrators including; OUTROSTUDIO, O STUDIO, SLOW ART WORKS STUDIO, IVAN BRAVO, NORTE STUDIO, TOORMIX, MAYASCULA, VASAVA, HEY, MARNICH, TIGRELAB, LOSIENTO...

Westdene Primary School Workshop

Westdene Primary School Workshop

Tutors, graduates and current level 6 students collaborated with Westdene Primary School in Brighton during their Book Week to lead illustration workshops with 66 Year 2 pupils on the theme of journeys. Building on workshops annually run for the charity CARIS Haringey...

George Hardie Retrospective “… Fifty Odd Years.”

George Hardie Retrospective “… Fifty Odd Years.”

Iconic artist George Hardie exhibits at Grand Parade A free exhibition of the work of George Hardie, the artist behind some of the most iconic album covers of 20th Century, will be held at the University of Brighton between 11 March – 7 April, 2017. Hardie, a graphic...