Subject

6

Date & time

Mon, 6 Dec 2021
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW
or Online

Ticket price

Online £12 + VAT @20%*
At the venue £24 + VAT @20%* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

For A-level, IB, Foundation and BTEC Level 3 students

This autumn sees Art in Action brought to you both live streamed and online.  During this immersive day, students will have the chance to meet and hear from four leading contemporary artists working in different areas of art and design. Through their fascinating presentations, the artists will explore their unique creative journeys, what inspires them, and how they turn an idea into a work of art. There will be plenty of time for questions and students are guaranteed to leave inspired and brimming with ideas for their own work.

Programme & speakers

In the making Kate Malone, Ceramic artist

Kate Malone makes pieces from egg cups to seven-storey high building facades, from decorative arts to architectural ceramics and public art.  She reveals how dedication and creativity led her on a long and slow journey to artistic success.

Kate Malone

About Kate Malone

Since studying at the Royal College of Art, Kate’s impact on the British ceramics scene has been huge. She is a judge on BBC’s ‘The Great British Pottery Throw Down’.

 

Making Things from Stuff Cathie Pilkington RA, Sculptor and figurative artist

Cathie Pilkington RA is a figurative sculptor known for making increasingly ambivalent forms which are often presented as elements in sprawling site specific installations. In this talk, she will reflect on the development of her complex practice and reconsider the exciting and anxious problems that sculpture faces if it is to find its place in a world of objects.

Cathie Pilkington RA

About Cathie Pilkington RA

Cathie Pilkington RA is a sculptor and figurative artist renowned for crafting increasingly ambivalent forms. Her sculptural practice combines the interrelated and antagonistic worlds of fine art and craft.

Halfboy Stuart Pearson Wright, Artist

In a superbly entertaining and insightful session, Stuart Pearson Wright will explore his work and his method. Students will learn about the techniques, processes and inspiration behind his paintings and will be able to ask their own questions.

Stuart Pearson Wright

About Stuart Pearson Wright

Stuart Pearson Wright is one of the UK’s leading portrait artists. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and has won the National Portrait Gallery’s BP travel award.  In 2001 he went on to win first prize in the BP Portrait Awards for his painting ‘Gallus gallus with Still Life and Presidents’. The National Portrait Gallery subsequently acquired his portraits of John Hurt, Adam Cooper and J K Rowling and since then his paintings have been exhibited across the globe. His work has recently extended to include film, sculpture and music.