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Strathclyde Visual Arts Studio - Portfolio Preparation Course


Event Information

Dates of Event
15th August 2022 – 13th March 2023
Last Booking Date for this Event
22nd August 2022


The Strathclyde Visual Arts Studio is a new facility set up to support students interested in pursuing a career in Fine Art or Design.


The University of Strathclyde and Glasgow City Council Education Department are delighted to support this new course that builds on the success of The Tramway Visual Arts Studio that enabled students to gain acceptance to all of Scotland’s main art schools and other British institutions including Goldsmiths and The Royal College of Art.


Willie Nelson, Art & Design Manager for GCC Education Services, Ashlaigh Byrne, Associate Lecturer and Wilma Eaton, PGDE Lecturer in Art and Design, run the course.  It employs the unique approach, developed over many years, of teaching students a wide variety of skills, encouraging them to engage in an experimental and creative process enabling them to produce a highly individual and imaginative portfolio focussed on their specific area of interest.


The course is designed to concentrate on skills and creativity and will cover all of the main disciplinary areas including drawing and painting, printmaking, sculpture and environmental art as well as in depth support for jewellery, textiles, fashion communication design, architectural and interior design.  There will also be opportunities to consider more specialised areas including computer graphics and animation.


Students applying to higher education will have focussed support with expert guidance on upload processes, personal statements and advice on interview processes and techniques.


More information on this course can be found here.

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