Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art student Emma Flintham wins South West Design + Digital Student Awards

Third-year BA (Hons) Graphic Communication student Emma Fintham from Plymouth College of Art has been selected as one of three winners of the Bristol-based agency Proctor and Stevenson 2021 South West Design + Digital Student Awards, winning £1,000 prize money.

Emma, who lives in Totnes, competed against 164 other final-year students from across the South West and Wales who entered the...

Plymouth College of Art has appointed Professor Paul Fieldsend-Danks as Interim Principal and Chief Executive

Plymouth College of Art has appointed Professor Paul Fieldsend-Danks as Interim Principal and Chief Executive for the upcoming 2021/22 academic year. As Academic Dean with strategic academic leadership of Plymouth College of Art’s School of Arts + Media, School of Design + Communication and School of Critical + Cultural Studies, Paul has led the College’s undergraduate, postgraduate and...

MIRROR launches at Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art has announced the launch of MIRROR , an updated public gallery, events programme and online resource based within the college and built on the legacy of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, which was established in 2006.

Following on from the success of the South West Showcase, a programme of mentoring and support for South West based artists that was...

Professor Andrew Brewerton to step down as Principal and Chief Executive of Plymouth College of Art

Professor Andrew Brewerton has announced his retirement as Principal & Chief Executive of Plymouth College of Art in July, after eleven years of service to the independent, university-sector art school (established in 1856), and a career of twenty-seven years in academic leadership.

In his time as Principal, Plymouth College of Art transferred from the Further Education (FE)...

Plymouth College of Art launch remote January-start design degrees for 2021

For anybody considering a degree in art, design, craft or digital media, it’s not too late to join Plymouth College of Art and kickstart a career in the creative industries, which contributed over £111bn to the UK economy in 2018, the equivalent of a massive £13 million an hour. The college is launching a wave of new January 2021 entry (Spring term) BA (Hons) degrees, which allow a global...

Devon student reaches final of JDO RAW national design competition

Plymouth College of Art student, Emma Flintham, has been selected as one of five finalists of the national student design competition - JDO RAW 2020 .

Over 150 students from across the UK submitted entries to the initiative - run by one of the UK's leading design agencies JDO - that has garnered a reputation for opening doors into the notoriously competitive design industry. Three...

Plymouth College of Art Commercial Photography students archive collections at The Box

Students from Plymouth College of Art’s BA (Hons) Commercial Photography for Fashion, Advertising and Editorial course have collaborated with expert curators from The Box, Plymouth to photograph items from the collections of the £40+ million cultural development which is set to open in spring 2020.

Guided by Curator of Art, Terah Walkup and Media Archivist, Stacey Anderson, the...

Watch films under the stars at Plymouth Arts Centre’s unique Open Air Cinema by the sea

Plymouth Arts Centre has announced the films that will be shown this summer, at the spectacular waterside venues of Tinside Lido, Mount Edgcumbe and Royal William Yard. Plymouth Arts Centre has been taking its cinema on tour each summer for a sell-out series of events since 2012.

The programme has expanded due to popular demand, with two weekends at Tinside Lido. The 1935 Art Deco Lido...

Now that's what you call High Street fashion!

Budding fashionistas from Plymouth College of Art have joined forces with retailers and the City Centre Company to help run the show, which is promising top designs, new trends and the latest in High Street fashion.

The City Centre Company is also working with students and apprentices from City College Plymouth and GHQ on this truly inclusive and fun event, which is running from...

Conversations... Gill Nicol

Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 16:30

Plymouth College of Art is happy to welcome independent arts consultant Gill Nicol to the college to hold a talk entitled 'A return to beauty - the future of contemporary art?' as part of our Conversations... series.

"Since 2000, we can potentially see artists making work in particular ways: as researchers; returning to craft; collaborating with others; unfixed and unfinished works; open-ended conversations and encounters. All this was visible within the last British Art Show 7 (BAS7), shown in Plymouth in 2011.

"This year’s Venice Biennale saw curator/director Massimiliano...