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David Franchi – Thursday 28th July 2016.
The UAL – University of Arts of London presented its consistent Summer Show 2016.
The University of the Arts of London offered an enthusiastic range of works for the Summer Show 2016 by over 1,000 students from across the three colleges of Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon.
One of the top five world universities for art and design, the UAL – University of the Arts London is organised in six colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. It proposes a variegated choice of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
The Summer Show 2016 programme of the three colleges is massive, full of events but a bit dispersive. The Wimbledon College of Arts presented an Undergraduate and MFA Fine Art Summer Show, for BA in Fine Art and BA in Theatre & Screen together with MFA Fine Art.
In September, Wimbledon College of Arts will also present its Postgraduate Summer Show 2016 featuring work by graduating students from the courses of MA Digital Theatre; MA Drawing; MA Painting; and MA Theatre Design.
The Chelsea College Undergraduate Summer Show 2016 was about art and design. It included works for BA Fine Art; BA Graphic Design Communication; BA Interior and Spatial Design; FdA Interior Design; BA Textile Design; Graduate Diploma Interior Design; and Graduate Diploma Fine Art.
In September, there will be also the Chelsea College of Arts Postgraduate Summer Show 2016 including work by
graduating students from the courses of MA Fine Art; MA Graphic Design Communication; MA Interior & Spatial Design; MA Textile Design; and MA Curating & Collections.
The Camberwell College of Arts proposed a more articulated Summer Show 2016. Starting in May there was the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Foundation Diploma summer show, featuring work by graduating students from Art: (Drawing, Painting, Photography and Time-Based Media, Sculpture), Communication (Film and Animation, Graphic Design, Illustration) and Design (Fashion and Textiles, Theatre, Stage and Screen, 3D, Product and Spatial Design).
Last June opened the Camberwell College of Arts Undergraduate and MA Conservation Summer Show 2016. It presented the work of artists, designers and conservators from the courses of MA Conservation in Art on Paper and Books and Archival Materials. But also it included the Undergraduate Fine Art Programme (BA Drawing; BA Painting; BA Photography; and BA Sculpture) and the Undergraduate Design Programme (BA Graphic Design; BA Illustration; BA 3D Design; FdA Graphic Design; and FdA Illustration).
Camberwell College of Arts organised also a Postgraduate Summer Show 2016, featuring work by graduating students from the MA Visual Arts courses in MA Book Arts; MA Designer Maker; MA Fine Art Digital; MA Illustration; and MA Printmaking.
The massive programme offered is interesting and it will, of course, give the right skills to brilliant future artists who are eagerly waiting for to move their first steps into the art world.
To all of them we would like to wish the best of luck. Art is essential to the humans.
The Summer Show 2016 is ongoing at the three colleges (Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon) of the UAL – University of Arts of London, from May until September 2016.