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Photograhic-ah!


Foundation Art & Design students @truro_penwith with their ‘Chemigram’ experiments manipulating photographic chemicals and household materials as part of their Serendipity brief…
Whilst Access to Art & Design students @truro_penwith have been working on Microclick images as part of their Photography unit.
Great and unusual results!

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Large scale Cyanotypes

These are large scale Cyanotypes by Foundation Art and Design student Giulia Ausenda Stanford.
They are initial experimental pieces for part of her Final Major Project where she is exploring the human form through multi-media approaches.
A cyanotype is one of the oldest forms of photography, used in the late 18th century to record flora and fauna.

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FOUNDATIONS

We will be presenting a curated show featuring work by this years Foundation Students at the new Fish Factory Arts space in Penryn.

It is a chance to showcase the course and the students and exhibit selected work in a carefully curated way within a professional gallery context in the heart of the creative community of Penryn/Falmouth.

The selection of work was undertaken by Foundation staff with assistance from Rose Hatcher who runs the Fish Factory Arts Space and aims to showcase the quality and variety of work being produced on the course whilst still presenting a coherent and professional exhibition.

The work is a selection from the course across all pathways and highlights some of the most creative, varied and imaginative approaches from learners from a variety of backgrounds and ages.

Thursday 5th July:
Opening Night – 5pm-10pm (venue pay bar in operation)

Thursday 5th – Monday 9th July:
Show open to public 10am – 5pm

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We got ‘Showcase Centre’ status – go us!!!

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We are pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded ‘Showcase Centre’ status for the Foundation Diploma course in Art, Design & Media by the ABC Awarding Body. This award is based on several criteria including, excellent achievement for students, good retention, high progression onto chosen university courses including, St. Martins, Chelsea, Wimbledon, Bath Spa, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Loughborough, Falmouth and many more.

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Achieving this award means greater publicity for the course throughout the UK and further afield via the ABC website, with regular opportunities to promote good practice and student achievements. ABC also offer sponsorship awards to outstanding students on the course.

We look forward to encouraging students to be part of our course and to help continue it’s standards of excellence.

More info can be found HERE.

www.foundation-art-truro.blogspot.com

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Foundation Diploma: Work in Progress

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A selection of work by Foundation Diploma Art & Design students from their latest project. The brief was to explore a personal investigation of ‘Personal Space’ developing ideas and exploring these within all the areas of the course; Fine Art, Textural Surfaces, Visual Communication, Printmaking, and 3D.

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Foundation Art, Design & Media Course

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Applications are being taken for the Foundation Art, Design and Media course here at Truro College
Come and see what all the fuss is about at the Tregye campus (Carnon Downs) on Tues 5th December from 5pm until 8pm.
For more info on the course click HERE!

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Contemporary Craft Festival

Last weekend students from both BA and FdA Silversmith and Jewellery exhibited their work at the Bovey Tracey Craft Festival. This gave the students the opportunity to see some of the best work around, talk to local artists as well as discussing their own work with other professionals in the field.

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