Art & Design and Fine Art News

02 December 2021

Arts Self-Study vs. Collaborative Study During Your Master's

Study alone or work with others? What’s more effective in an arts master’s?There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to finding the best study style in an art subject. Everyone is different, an...

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02 November 2021

How to Make it as an Art Student

Studying art and design? Here’s some advice on how to become an outstanding art student! Art and design courses offer a great deal of freedom, a...

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27 July 2021

Empowering Positive Change – MA Applied and Community Arts (Specialism)

Do you believe in the ability of art and creative culture, to improve, empower communities and bring positive change? To deliver improved wellbeing in society? Then by studying this master’s degree, you will be perfectly equipped to ma...

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04 May 2021

How Community Arts can Help the Elderly

Is there a link between creativity and cognitive health in the elderly? And can community arts support the world’s ageing population?The UK, like many countries in the ...

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25 March 2021

Arts with Offenders: Changing Outcomes

Are you an arts graduate looking for a new challenge? Have you considered a career in the prison and probation services?The University of Bolton’s

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11 March 2021

A Personal Approach to Fine Art – Why Good Staff to Student Ratios Matter

Studying fine art is as much about appreciation for art, its history, and the artists that make it possible, as it is creating your own fine art and improving your techniques. The multiple facets of such a degree make student to staff ra...

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19 November 2020

Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today

As an artist, being inspired is one of the most important things. Inspiration can help you create masterpieces, attempt new creations and learn new skills. During the lockdown, it can be challenging to get your fulfilment of inspiration,...

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18 August 2020

Make a positive change to communities through art

Art is fundamental to our humanity and they have the power to positively change communities. Their social, educational and cultural benefits are truly remarkable. They enrich our lives and create positive experiences which never exclude,...

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05 May 2020

Why employers are seeking Art and Design graduates

When it comes to graduating from university, one of the biggest tasks is securing employment in your chosen field. For creative art and design students, this task can seem daunting as the job title ‘Artist who likes to use clay’ does...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Fine Art degree?

If you’re a student who enjoys art; loves creating with paint, pencils and pastels, then you might be considering a Fine Art degree. You may already have an online portfolio of your work, or have been commissioned for a few pieces, but...

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