Grace Robertson, who graduated this year, has been selected by Modern Art Oxford as the Ruskin nomination for the CVAN South East Platform Award 2019. She is currently presenting a solo exhibition at Modern Art Oxford (5 - 15 September).
The BFA is a three-year, studio-based course in which students work alongside each other in collaboratively organised studios. It allows students to engage with the diversity of disciplines that shape contemporary art, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, installation, video, sound, performance and other experimental forms.
The Ruskin, as the department of Fine Art at the University of Oxford, has once again topped the UK for the study of art and design.
The Ruskin's next Open Day will be on Friday 20 September. This will be the last official University of Oxford Open Day in 2019 - thereafter, the next Open Days will be in July 2020.
The Ruskin MFA degree is an intensive, interdisciplinary programme in the practice of contemporary art, designed to support studio-based and theoretical components of your artistic practice.
Eleanor Minney is the co-recipient, with neuroscientist Dr Liz Tunbridge, of a Project Award in the 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards. Their project will be presented at the Barbican, London (12-20 October).
The Ruskin's Graduate Open Day, for those interested in applying for entry in 2020 to the MFA and DPhil programmes, will be on Tuesday 12 November at 128 Bullingdon Road, Oxford OX4 1QP.
The Ruskin DPhil programme includes two strands: the practice-led DPhil (which includes a substantial written component) and the contemporary art history and theory DPhil (by written thesis only).
DPhil student, Shawanda Corbett, presented Blackbird in Mississippi, a performance in which the protagonist, haar wese, time travels to Mississippi where music offers her a voice in her quest to find placement in displacement.
The Mid-Career Fellowships are designed both to support outstanding individual researchers with excellent research proposals, and to promote public understanding and engagement with humanities and social sciences.