|28 May 2003||
Striking Art and Design show unveiled
The Loughborough University School
of Art and Design (LUSAD) is about to unveil its annual degree show. The
entire school will be transformed into a vast gallery to showcase diverse
and stunning work from degree students of illustration, graphic communication,
painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, silversmithing, jewellery,
furniture and textiles. The degree show is free of charge and is open
to the public, schools and industry between Saturday 8 June and Tuesday
11 June, from 10am 4pm daily.
The show will feature the final year
projects of students on Batchelor of Arts Degree courses within Loughborough
University. All programmes have a high rate of employment with some of
the worlds most prestigious design groups, and students regularly
win national and international awards, including the Royal Society for
the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), New Designers,
and prestigious commissions from large organisations and private individuals.
Exhibits include a gallery of innovative
illustrations in areas as varied as politics, publishing and advertising,
for campaigns with leading high street brands. Also included will be woven,
print and multi-media textiles designs that have already caught the eye
of international designers such as Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren and Christian
Members of the public and industry
are very welcome to visit the degree show, which will take place in Loughborough
University School of Art and Design, off Epinal Way, Loughborough
For further information
Note to editors
1. Members of the press are very welcome to attend the degree shows which represent excellent opportunities for photography, filming and interviews. Previews can also be arranged in advance of the shows opening on 8 June. Please contact Fleur Stanford on the above number, in advance, if you wish to attend.
2. Loughborough has an established reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, and unrivalled sporting achievement. Assessments of teaching quality by the Quality Assurance Agency place Loughborough in the top flight of UK universities, and industry highlights Loughborough in its top five for graduate recruitment. Around 30% of the Universitys income is for research. The University has been awarded three Queens Anniversary Prizes: for its collaboration with aerospace and automotive companies such as BAE Systems, Ford and Rolls Royce; for its work in developing countries; and for pioneering research in optical engineering.
S.P.Rowbottom@lboro.ac.uk, April 2002 Copyright © Loughborough University Publicity Office. All rights reserved.