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  • Unusual Suspects by Photography & Video Art Students

    Unusual suspects is an exhibition opening at the Hat Factory, created by five students who met on photography course at University of Bedfordshire. They have come together to bring you their own interpretations of the medium in variety of forms.   Ksenija Kucerova’s works varies between drawings combined with found images, stop motion animation, and…

  • Pick Me Up

    Illustration tutors, INK Illustration were recently invited to create a drawing workshop ‘With Draw’ as part of Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House, in London. The collective asked visitors to contribute their illustrations in response to INK’S drawings using their imagination, memory and observation to form a collaborative mural which took over the walls.…

  • Photomedia Salon 2011

    Nigel Grimmer, Course Leader for Photography and Video Art, recently won the ‘Crash Open’ art competition at Charlie Dutton Gallery in Holborn, London. The competition was judged by art critic Matthew Collings. The prize for the competition is a solo show at the gallery. ‘Time’s Relentless Melt’ a solo show of new photography and sculpture…

  • 3,000 prints created into a single photomontage.

    Ben Hodson is a staff member for the Art & Design department at the University of Bedfordshire. Specifically for a current show in the UCMK Gallery, UK Ben has created a one off large (6.5m x 3.5m) photo-montage out of 3,000+ photos from the inside of one of the cells from Amna Suraka. Amna Suraka…

  • LUTON SCIENCE FAIR

    The MA Art and Design Course were approached by Barbara Guinn from UoB’s Science department to create the visual identity and promotional campaign for a new Luton Science Fair event to be hosted by the University. Under the direction of course tutor Rebecca Ford, the students worked together as a team, sharing out key roles and supporting…

  • Iraq: Amna Suraka – Exhibition by staff member Ben Hodson

    Iraq: Amna Suraka – Exhibition by staff member Ben Hodson Luton based artist and photographer Ben Hodson has brought together an emotive show at the UCMK Gallery in Milton Keynes throughout March 2011.  The University of Bedfordshire student is exhibiting Iraq: Amna Suraka, which is a collection of work he created whilst on a recent…

  • Escape from Colditz – Annette & Erasmus Schöter

    Exhibition: Escape from Colditz – Annette & Erasmus Schröter 22 January – 5 March, 2011 Opening Reception: Saturday January 22, 5 – 8pm, Admission free, all welcome. The Exhibition will be formally opened at 6pm by Cord Meier-Klodt Cultural attaché at the German Embassy, London Artists Annette and Erasmus Schröter are based in Leipzig, South…

  • Disruptive Members -Exhibition by Staff member Nigel Grimmer

    Departure Lounge is a new contemporary arts and media initiative, which will bring the work of UK and International contemporary artists to Luton. Presenting exhibitions within and beyond the traditional gallery environment, Departure Lounge will occupy temporary premises in Luton’s High Town Road for an inaugural exhibition entitled Disruptive Members featuring emerging British artist Nigel Grimmer.  There has been…

  • Artists Commission Work in Progress

    The University of Bedfordshire has commissioned two established artists to produce work for the new Campus Centre in Luton.  Susan Stockwell and Cedric Christie are currently in the final stages of creating their work, which will be installed in the near future. This video gives a short insight into the work in progress and the…

  • Design Your Future

    The Art & Design department are again at the “Design Your Future” UCAS fayre in the ExCel Centre in London.  Why not drop by and say hello, we would love to chat to you about all the courses we have to offer.