News from 2022
Graphics alumna wins the site specific category at the World Illustration Awards
Miriam Pritchard (BA Graphic Communication and Illustration, 2021) has been recognised at the World Illustration Awards and has won the Site Specific category for her illustrations that celebrate the diversity of Loughborough.
Alumnus wins Unblocktober Individual of the Year Award
Nuno Santos Silva (MSc Ergonomics and Human Factors, 2021) has won the Individual of the Year prize at the first ever Unblocktober Awards, a new awards scheme celebrating individuals that embody the spirit of the Unblocktober environmental awareness campaign.
Exhibition that brings together football related research across Loughborough University launches during the World Cup
Jumpers for Goalposts; Improvisation, Experimentation and Play is an exhibition that brings together art, design, science and football related research from across Loughborough University. Showcasing work from Fine Art, the Sports Technology Institute, Architecture, Design, and Coaching.
Industrial Design graduate selected to showcase safety device at Prototypes for Humanity event in Dubai
Recent Industrial Design graduate, Megan Snepvangers has been selected to exhibit her final year project, SAFEX at the Prototypes for Humanity 2022 event held in Dubai on the 16 and 17 November 2022.
AA2A artist-in-residence at Loughborough University is chosen as their Artist of the Year 2022
Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A) is a national scheme offering placement opportunities to artists at host universities allowing them to access the facilities and staff expertise to continue their practice. Each year the School of Design and Creative Arts opens its doors to artists allowing them access to its world-class facilities over six superior creative hubs.
Beyond the Bubble: Alumnae curate exhibition to share artwork
Anna Dermitzaki and Francesca Edwards are alumnae whose time at university was impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. They used the experience as inspiration to expand their creative work outside of Loughborough and have recently curated an exhibition.
Loughborough University Teacher in Graphics illustrates book authored by the Children’s Laureate
Richard Johnson, Teacher in Graphic Communication and Illustration in the School of Design and Creative Arts has illustrated a children’s book which has been authored by Joseph Coelho, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate for 2022-2024.
REF 2021: 100% of Loughborough’s research impact in Art and Design is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally-excellent’
The results of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), published on 12 May, show that 100% of Loughborough University’s research impact in Art and Design is now rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally-excellent’.
Art and Design students collaborate with Joshibi University for ‘Cultivate’ exhibition
This year’s Art and Design Foundation Studies Postcard Exhibition aims to celebrate and develop shared global and individual lived experiences, exploring the visual possibilities and concepts of the theme, ‘Cultivate’.