The morning of Monday 14th August was the deadline date for the hand in of our dissertation and Monday 21st for our Masters Show of practical work.
It seems only a few months ago that I traveled early by train one autumnal morning to nervously meet with my classmates and principal lecturer in the foyer of Gray's School of Art. However, two years has passed and I am now setting up my final summation of this amazing journey. Along the way I have made many news friends, forged collaborative adventures, learned new processes and produced a show that I am proud of.
Far from being an end point though, my Masters Shows marks a new beginning. As I graduate I leave with a sketchbook full of new concepts that I intend to develop. My plan is to continue making in my studio at home and applying for opportunities and competitions. I have already been accepted for a one woman show for 2018.
The photograph above shows only some of the works that I will be showing. Rather than have a large space I chose 3 spaces that linked together so that visitors may experience it as a journey of inspired collections.
Today my classmates and I met with our principal lecturer Dr Jon Pengelly to discuss our requirements for our forthcoming Masters Show.
The first item of the agenda was the Masters Brochure. Each student will have one A5 card in portrait (this is an A4 Card with fold down centre = A5) for images and one for text. All cards will be held together with a paper ‘rap’ held in place with 'sticky dot’.
The second item was to state our requirements such as projectors, plinths etc. We then went along to the Contemporary Art Practice studios to negotiate and claim our spaces. I bagged myself two spaces that lead from one to the other then into a darkened viewing space for my film.
There is now only just over one week left to finish off and mount works before the practical deadline.