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Art Exhibition Promises Display of Captivating Creations

The 2013 Bristol School of Art, End of Year Show, which showcases artwork created by some of the South West’s latest and freshest creative minds, will be open to the public starting Friday 21st June (6-9pm).

The End of Year Show, which takes place at the renowned art school situated on Queens Road, will exhibit a wide range of work created by the school’s completing Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media students. Artwork on display will include painting, sculpture, 3D design, ceramics, fashion, graphic design, photography, film, textiles, animation, set design, illustration, installation and performance-based work.

Well-known for its historic art space, Bristol School of Art, Queens Road, which is part of South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College, is renowned for injecting new talent into the art industry, attracting budding artists from all over the U.K, keen to learn at one of the South West’s specialist Foundation Diploma centres.

Art School student, Ethan Roberts, 19, from Fishponds will be displaying a graphic design twist on the traditional record sleeve by screen printing the artwork onto glass sleeves in order to demonstrate the elegance and fragile/cherished nature of the record contained inside. Ethan comments: “This will be my first exhibition and I'm delighted to have an opportunity to represent myself and my work.”

Amy Raphael, 19, from Bristol City Centre, will be displaying her print work and etchings. Amy says: “I’m really excited to have an opportunity to present my work to the public. Students at College have such varying interests and influences that there will be a vast range of great work on display.”

Head of Department at Bristol School of Art, Jo Kear comments: “Staff and students look forward to welcoming you to the show, which will be a real celebration of our students’ achievements. They have used such a variety of media and styles there will be something to please everyone. I have no doubt that the exhibition will really showcase the hard work and high standard of our students at the Bristol School of Art.”

The preview will run from 6-9pm on Friday 21st June and the show will continue over the weekend (10am-4pm) and through Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th.