Masters 2018
Ronnie Houselander Cook

Ronnie Houselander Cook

In my practice, I explore my curiosity with ideas surrounding interchangeability and the translation of materials from one dimension to another. I am interested in re-imagined city environments but I also have a keen interest in the throw-away society in which we...

Maria Akuejeozi Mbelu

Maria Akuejeozi Mbelu

Abstraction is my primary visual language and the building blocks of my work. Line one of the seven elements of art and the central focus of my work coordinates together form, space, shape, and colour and material process. It encompass the essence of idea, thought and...

Rebecca Page

Rebecca Page

My work blends fragments of memory, humour, emotion and fiction into images that depict slightly distorted female figures caught in pensive moments, alluding to the idea that there is a witness present, and that their watching is somehow intrusive or forbidden. Yet...

Lauren Packington

Lauren Packington

“Is not this world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.” ― Angela Carter Outside of my perception there perhaps lies a different reality to my own. That is, I can be witness to an event or happening, and surrounded by other human beings, yet as a group we will not...

Martin Reed

Martin Reed

My work has evolved through an investigation into contemporary societies and the concept that modern civilisations have transitioned from a 'solid’ to 'liquid’ modernity. This means that we no longer seek a well-ordered world of stable structures but desire a world in...

Sitong Zhou

Sitong Zhou

The costumes of Tibet are gorgeous and colorful, and the simplicity and kindness of Tibet girls are very attractive to me.

Rhiannon Davies

Rhiannon Davies

"My painting process begins with searching through photographs of the 1960s and 70s. My work is a 21st century post impressionism experience based on images from 20th century popular culture. I paint quickly in order to record my own fluid sense of nostalgia for that...

Merran Singh Dubb

Merran Singh Dubb

"My work explores the relationship between Nature, consciousness and spirituality. I use the Temple theme symbolically in much of my work. Here the prehistoric stone circle represent one of our earliest forms of organised worship. The stones symbolise our potential to...

Josephine Phillips

Josephine Phillips

"I create narratives which draw upon a precarious, dormant underworld. These brightly coloured figures gently ooze and slip, creating a tension that is both dark and humorous. Unsettling characters play out a scenario full of secrecy, inviting the viewer to bear...

Wenqing Chen

Wenqing Chen

"I am interested in breaking the visual and thinking habits in people's daily life, referencing different materials to recreate familiar objects. A combination of elements: Woolen yarn Rope winding Stacking sticks Torn paper Collage fabric Hanging chain Explain the...

Sarah E H M H Dashti

Sarah E H M H Dashti

Reincarnation of a sound wave into a ceramic sound creature medium, airing the manifestation of coruscating vibrant color energy, with a performance of graceful motion of choreographed layers.

Giuliano Premier

Giuliano Premier

"In Praise of Folly - a polyptic of 6 canvases accompanied by a bronze figure (reminiscent of a motif repeated in each canvas). The work is inspired by a seminal essay of the same title, first published in 1511 by Erasmus; in which personified Folly narrates, using...

Chih-Ning Chang

Chih-Ning Chang

"My art practice is exploring the expression of mental because for me the process of creating an art works is such as a journey for therapy myself also a process of gradual, to reveal my real self gradually during every stage of my painting progress. Each time when...

Jason Rouse

Jason Rouse

"I am a multi-disciplinary artist creating work exploring conflict, community, immigration and simulation through the skewed view of contemporary internet culture. My work can take the form of computer games, sound, video, paintings and digital objects. For this...

Nigel Ash

Nigel Ash

The installation shows the object from Nigel Ash's Excavation mounted for display to the general public. The extent of the object that can be seen projecting above the base measures 40 cm x 40 cm x 112 cm. The site of the original Excavation was behind CSAD opposite...

Sam Kitcher

Sam Kitcher

"My work originally started as a method to raise awareness about the challenges that people with autism face. The artwork was always representational and initially took the form of static creations, such as sculptures. This did not convey the full meaning of my work...

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis

My photographic work is generated by the act of walking in the city, and the instinctive relationship I build with the landscape forms the basis of both the images I create and their style of presentation. My photographs typically seek to portray the mood and...

Ross Anthony Andrews

Ross Anthony Andrews

"‘Architecture begins when you place two bricks carefully together’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. 1959   This fundamental link between ceramics and architecture offers the medium expansive possibilities. My designs offer such a blue-print process that can be modified to...

Georgina Allen

Georgina Allen

In this series of sculptural vessels I explore, material, mark making and the suggestion of family. This act of production, with reference to traditional pottery, has provided a platform for me to express my ideas. This reference to a domestic dining gathering sets up...

Sam Lucas

Sam Lucas

Only through the making do I look in. Not a looking predominantly with my eyes, a looking with my body, ending and beginning with my hands or more precisely my finger tips and thumb. Both hands working together in a repetitive, cathartic, rhythmic motion. Twisting...

Ashleigh Parsons

Ashleigh Parsons

Red, the feeling of enticement combined with deep red, the alluring pull of seductive intrigue. Black, the tension between intimacy and venture, and gold, the ripple of fulfilment. The abstract physical feelings turn into alluring colours to reveal feminine burning...

Kim Colebrook

Kim Colebrook

"We see, we read – but do we question, or do we take the traditional, obvious interpretation unchallenged? Can we be encouraged to seek alternate meanings, inspired to look beyond the narrow line that often divides, to find a new way of looking? A hole is both the...

Alice McKinty

Alice McKinty

Inspired by the intense emotionality of the Romantic period, my artistic practice centres around dramatic human experiences such as love, adventure, grief, fear, and death. The creative process can be challenging and turbulent, as I try to balance social,...