Monthly Archives: May 2014

Horizons Exhibition 2014


It`s the penultimate day of our exhibition here in Truro. If you can make it down for a look it`s well worth the visit.
Head to the piazza between 9am-6pm today and 9am-3pm Saturday and check out the brilliant eye-candy artworks by our talented students.

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Horizons – and the winner is…

Last night was the Horizons exhibition private view and awards ceremony.
Many local business donated prizes and picked winners from the fabulous art created by our wonderfully talented students. We`d like to thank all our sponsors who have given many generous prizes and David Walrond, our Principal, for kindly presenting these awards.

Above are some of the winning pieces on show at the piazza until Saturday.

The winners in full:
Tate prize – Cez McKend – (L3 Extended Dip)
Illustrated Living – Oliver Kay – (L3 Extended Dip)
Illustrated Living – Rachel Thomas – (L3 Extended Dip)
Truro Decorative & Fine Art Society – Paula Strahl – (A Level – textiles)
Truro Decorative & Fine Art Society – Stanley Welch – (A Level – fine art)
Truro Decorative & Fine Art Society – Channon Gray – (IB)
St Justin Ltd – Eleanor Hughes – (Part time City & Guilds)
John Howard Print Studios – Veryan Leaper – (A Level – fine art)
John Howard Print Studios – Leo Stockley – (part-time – print)
Newlyn School of Art – Alice Nightingale – (L3 Extended Dip – yr 1)
Uneeka – Minnie Bunce – (A Level – graphics)
Uneeka – Corrina Kermath – (L3 Extended Dip)
Kernowcraft – Carly Hitchens – (BA Jewellery & Silversmithing)

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Horizons – has begun!

After a hectic day of lifting, shifting, hanging and banging about we finally are all systems go and Horizons has begun!
So get yourselves down to Lemon Quay Piazza in the centre of Truro and have a look at what we do.
The show is on from today, 20th May until Sat 24th at 3pm, admission is free to all.

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Horizons – almost time to show!

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The vans are being loaded today.
The marquee goes up on the piazza tomorrow.
Sunday see`s the display boards go in.
And Monday the artwork goes up.
Horizons – almost time to show!

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Horizons – less than a week to go!

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By this time next week the exhibition will be in full swing.
Preperations continue here at Truro College with artworks being sorted and mounted ready for display.
See you on the piazza from Tue 20th May, Truro, Cornwall.

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Here Comes Summer


Uneeka Visual Merchandising Project.

Minnie Bunce is an A2 Illustration and Fine Art student. Working in collaboration with Uneeka on this project allowed Minnie to incorporate her illustrative style on a much larger scale.

HERE COMES SUMMER is a design taken from Minnie’s A2 Fine Art project. The window designs were originally inspired by the lively, colourful, beautiful mess that comes about in a big family house when the season changes and summer is on the HORIZON.

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Horizons – the countdown begins.

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This time next week the department will be busy on Truro Plaza setting up the show.
Preperation continues apace here at college with piles of plinths ready to go and artwork being readied for exhibition.

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Horizons Exhibition 20 – 24th May 2014

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9th annual exhibition of work by Truro College Art and Design Students
Tuesday 20 to Saturday 24 May 2014
9am – 6pm Tuesday-Friday and 9am-3.00pm Saturday
Marquee on the Piazza, Lemon Quay, Truro
Admission is free

This year’s show will focus on journeys and the varied horizons open to creative individuals. The public will have the chance to change their outlook and to see what might be on the horizon and who is striving to reach their goals now and in the future! It will prove that the creative experience broadens horizons!

“The aim of HORIZONS is to celebrate the outstanding art and design work produced by Truro College art and design students” comments Mark Dunford, Deputy Team Leader for Art & Design. “By taking our work out of the White Building into a temporary highly visible exhibition space, right in the heart of the community, this will provide everyone with a unique insight into this year’s highly individual work. An exhibition of this kind can have a dramatic impact upon the students’ future and career within the creative industries”.

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