End of art year - start of future

Student Anton Small of Harrogate School of Art and Design.
Student Anton Small of Harrogate School of Art and Design.

HARROGATE School of Art and Design is to present an exciting, innovative and prestigious Foundation Degree and BA (Hons) End of Year Show 2012.

Running from Tuesday, May 22 to Wednesday, June 20, the public will be able to experience and engage with contemporary art, design and fashion pieces that currently follows a national trend and showcased within the school.

The aim is to prepare and equip the students for a professional career as practitioners within their specialisms.

The majority of students are now practicing and exhibiting professionals, many of whom are already working out of their own studios.

The show will presens a broad selection of outstanding original artworks that include; photography, film, printmaking, painting, sculpture, fashion, fashion marketing, surface design, installation and ceramics.

Heidi Donohoe, curriculum leader of Harrogate School of Art and Design, said: “It has been a great pleasure working alongside such innovative and hardworking Foundation degree and BA students.

“The end of year show offers something different this year, in that it presents a breadth of work that is distinctive in its content and created to a high standard of professionalism; but more importantly to quote Andrew Stewart at 108 Gallery, ‘it confirms that contemporary art is alive and flourishing in Harrogate, and who knows what great potential artists and designers of tomorrow may already be on our doorstep’.”

l The exhibition will open daily from 10am–4pm at B-Block, Hornbeam Park, Hookstone Road, Harrogate.