Five creative graduates from
Funded and supported by Showcase, the award provides graduates with the time, money and space to make and exhibit new work over the summer.
Over the course of three months, each of the successful graduates will receive £500 to cover the cost of materials; free use of the University’s large studios; and support and mentoring from the gallery curators at Solent Showcase.
“It also encourages graduates from different creative backgrounds to work together to create a harmonious exhibition,” he continues.
Having just been awarded a first class honours degree, Greta is thrilled to be able to continue her development through the scheme. “It really took me until my final year to find my own style. I didn’t just suddenly want to stop and I knew that I needed more time to develop it,” she says.
Greta – who is working on a piece based on a poem by
The other successful graduates on the scheme are:
“As well as exposing their work to the public, we’re also expecting representatives from other galleries and the wider art-scene to view their work,” says
If you would like to carve out a creative career there are still places available on our wide range of art courses. Visit www.solent.ac.uk/courses for more information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE MEDIA OFFICE ON 023 8031 9079 or firstname.lastname@example.org About
Southampton Solent University offers more than 23,000 students over 200 qualifications ranging from HND to PhD, in subjects such as maritime education and training, fashion and design, media and television, music, health, sport and leisure, business, IT and technology. The University was awarded the 2013 Quality Assurance kitemark for quality and standards of teaching and learning. Solent was voted one of the most creative universities in the
About Solent Showcase
Solent Showcase's opening hours: Monday – Friday 11–6pm, Saturday 11–5pm. Admission free. For access, please use city centre car parks.
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