2020 GRADUATE SHOWS

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If you would like your graduate show to be featured on our website then please email our Sales Manager, Tori McCall, with details of your showcase.

tori.mccall@upperstreetevents.co.uk.

NTU Design Industries

The Product Design Online Degree Show 2020 celebrates the outstanding work of final year students from BA (Hons) Product Design, BSc (Hons) Product Design, BA (Hons) Furniture & Product Design and the Product Design Masters courses at Nottingham Trent University. 

This years cohort have proved that they are “adaptive and strive to design in a creative, disciplined, independent and honest way, in the face of any challenge”. With the support of tutors and technicians, together they have produced an ambitious online degree show including a curated virtual exhibition, a design process film, digital course brochures and individual student profiles.

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IGNITE: Plymouth University and Plymouth College of Art

IGNITE provides an opportunity to search for emerging talent, view, watch and listen to the latest topics from Plymouth’s creative institutions, local practitioners and key economic partners. 

The IGNITE Festival of Creativity 2020 was cancelled but our goals for 2021 remain with a hybrid twist, to connect emerging talent, Plymouth’s creative community, industry and the public to ignite economic growth, productivity and employment live and online, contributing to making Plymouth and the region a flourishing and dynamic place to live work and visit.

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Cardiff School of Art & Design Summer Degree Show

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and following government advice, this year’s Cardiff School of Art and Design Summer Degree Show will take the form of an online exhibition celebrating the creativity and talent of our final year undergraduates.

Share your CSAD Summer Degree Show 2020 experience on Instagram using the hashtag #csad20.

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Unlocked 2020 Textiles and Surface Design Graduate Showcase

Join the University of Bolton for their Industry-selected Creative Show Awards. Offering the opportunity to celebrate the significant achievements of their students’ work across areas including Art and Design with Foundation, Animation & Illustration, Fashion, Fine Art, Film & Media, Graphic Design, Photography and Textiles & Surface Design.

You are able to view the portfolios of graduating students’ work, individual student Instagram pages, and their Arts Thread Portfolios. 

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Heriot-Watt Graduate Showcase 20: Creative Disruption

The hard work is over, so its time for the students at Heriot-Watt University to pause and celebrate the success of their recent collections. Join the students in celebrating at their online Graduate Showcase titled Creative Disruption.

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Swansea College of Art UWTSD Summer Show 2020

This wonderful showcase celebrates the students fantastic achievements, featuring work form Architecture, Animation, Advertising, Music Technology, Film & TV, Fine Art, Glass, Illustration, Photography, Automotive, Product, Games, Graphic and Surface Pattern Design graduates.

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RADAR 2020: Resilience

RADAR 2020: Resilience, is the online graduate showcase for the School of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield. They are a vibrant creative community spanning the breadth and depth of art, design and architecture. The title, ‘Resilience’, was chosen from suggestions from students when we asked them which creative attribute they valued most right now! 

Their legacy is that the RADAR digital platform will continue over coming years as an exhibition space and archive of graduate portfolios demonstrating our ongoing support for their work as they establish their creative practices and careers.

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Buckinghamshire New University Art and Design Summer Show

Showcasing their graduating Art & Design students’ award-winning talent and innovation, the Bucks New University Art and Design Summer Show is the culmination of the skills, expertise and creativity their students have developed and honed whilst studying at Bucks New University. They couldn’t be prouder!

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Camarthen School of Art VR Degree Show

Having tapped into the expertise of the staff in their 3D Design & Virtual Reality, Concept Art & Illustration and Photography degree courses, Carmarthen School of Art has built a virtual gallery to present their students’ work. Visitors can expect to see work from a full range of disciplines including ceramics and jewellery, digital illustration, fashion, painting, drawing and printmaking, graphics, photography, sculpture, textiles, mixed media, animation, video and multi-disciplinary work, in the largest exhibition of its kind.

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The Glasgow School of Art Graduate Showcase 2020

The Glasgow School of Art Graduate Showcase launches as a digital platform where students, families, friends, staff, the GSA’s global creative network and the wider public can come together online to begin to look, listen, watch, read, review, engage, follow and connect with our graduating students’ individual Showcases of work.

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Loughborough University: Arts Degree Show 2020

For the first time in history the Loughborough University Creative Arts Degree Show has moved to an online format. This year they present the students’ work in the form of a Digital Showcase. This showcase features images, text and videos from our 2020 graduating year.

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Bournemouth University: Festival of Design & Engineering

Bournemouth University’s online edition of its annual ‘Festival of Design & Engineering’ offers its own site hosting their students’ projects as well as a YouTube playlist with their work. In difficult times, and against a backdrop of uncertainty, these students have produced incredible work and a celebration of this has never been earned harder.

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Edinburgh Napier University: Vision 2020

An online degree showcase created for and by product design graduates of Edinburgh Napier University. The Instagram event welcomes guest speakers from across the design world to join us and talk through the industry, themselves as designers, the impact of COVID-19 and how to stay creative during such uncertain times.

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Edinburgh College of Art Graduate Show

Enjoy individual online showcases of student work, curated online presentations of programme outcomes and cross-disciplinary online projects originated by staff and students.

Access the virtual event online, June – August 2020.

Leeds Arts University Show 2020

Featuring over 500 works of contemporary art, animation, illustration, graphic design, fashion, textiles, creative advertising and photography, from across ten undergraduate courses, presented digitally by the UK’s next generation of artists, designers and creative entrepreneurs.

Access the virtual event online,  1 July – 30 September 2020.

Birmingham School of Architecture and Design Virtual Grad Show

A programme of virtual entertainment will follow the awards as well the main showcase of BSoAD students 2020 graduation projects.

Access the virtual event online, 24 June 2020.

University for the Creative Arts

BA (Hons) Silversmithing, Goldsmithing and Jewellery digital showcase.

Discover the next generation of designers and creatives. From fashion collections and fine art installations, to advertising campaigns and thought-provoking animations.

Access the virtual event online,  22 June 2020.

Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University are profiling graduating students from the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media through their INSPIRED Festival on Instagram – @bcu_inspired.

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Image: Birmingham City University

University of Dundee

The Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2020 celebrates the achievements of our graduating students from University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and the department of Architecture within the School of Social Sciences.

The courses on show cover a range of artistic disciplines and encourage creative work across multiple media and genres. 

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The Arts University Bournemouth

Introducing the 2020 graduating cohort from the BA (Hons) Textiles course at the Arts University Bournemouth. 

The work presented in this book demonstrates the enthusiasm, determination and diligence that the students have employed over the past three years.

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University of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) Product and Industrial Design

The School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire is proud to host their degree show 2020, virtually!

Access the virtual event online, 2 July 2020.