Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Student winner D&AD 2012

Congratulations to BA (Hons) Illustration Year 3 student Rupert Smissen, who won a D&AD Yellow Pencil at New Blood 2012 yesterday. Rupert entered the Little White Lies cover competition and chose to illustrate the film Black Swan.

Rupert Smissen

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Installing BA (hons) Illustration Degree Show 2012

Year 3 students have been busy this week installing the 2012 BA (hons) Illustration Degree Show. This year there will also be a pop-up shop selling prints and limited edition works. Watch this space.... The show opens on Tuesday 26 June - come along, all welcome! The exhibitions is then open to the public from Wednesday 27 June - Tuesday 3 July, 10am-4pm. Extended opening is on Thursday 28 June 10am-9pm. Closed Sunday. More info on NUCA shows here

Sunday, 17 June 2012

East London Comics and Arts Festival 2012

The first East London Comics and Arts Festival organised by Nobrow is happening on Sunday 17 June, 9.30am-9pm at The Village Underground. A great day of books, comics, prints, workshops, talks, portfolio surgeries (including surgeries with NUCA visiting tutor, Nick White), great food and music. More about ELCAF 2012

Nick White, 'People I've Never Met & Conversations I've Never Had'  Published by Nobrow Press

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Susan Aldworth at Wellcome Collection

Susan Aldworth, Out of Body, 2009

Susan Aldworth, who teaches on the BA (Hons) Illustration course at NUCA is part of an intriguing exhibition, 'Brains: The Mind As Matter' (29 March - 17 June 2012) at the Wellcome Collection in London. The exhbition explores what humans have done to brains in the name of medical intervention, scientific enquiry, cultural meaning and technological change. Featuring more than 150 objects including real brains, artworks, manuscripts, artefacts, videos and photography.