SWEET FA: Fine Art Degree Show 2019
18 April 2019
University of Kent's School of Music and Fine Art – Fine Art Degree Show, 18 – 24 May 2019.
The University of Kent's School of Music and Fine Art presents Sweet FA… the Fine Art Degree Show 2019; an exhibition of work by 20 exciting, emerging international artists, set in the extraordinary environment of The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent.
Opening with a Private View on Saturday, May 18th, 1pm – 6pm, with, at 3pm speeches from special guests; the acclaimed artist Bob & Roberta Smith, Victoria Pomery, director of the Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate, and Karen Cox, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent.
The exhibition is open to all and is free to attend. It is open to the public from Sunday 19 – Friday 24 May, 10am – 5pm. Please note the show is closed on Tuesday 21 May.
Continuing a tradition of showcasing bold, exploratory exhibitions by the University of Kent's Fine Art students, visitors will encounter a broad range of artistic styles and media, an explosion of imagination and a celebration of art's potential for society, framed by the backdrop of the Historic Dockyard Chatham. The exhibition will offer the public a fascinating insight into contemporary art's most recent practices and processes.
The catalogue for this year's show is designed in collaboration with MA Curation students from the University of Kent's School of Arts
The Degree Show Address:
The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TY
Entry for the private view is via The Galvanising Shop (next to the Dockyard's visitors' car park on the East Road, and for the rest of the exhibition, via The Historic Dockyard Chatham Visitor Entrance). http://thedockyard.co.uk/plan-your-visit/opening-times-directions/
SMFA Twitter: @unikentmfa
SMFA Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/smfa
Fine Art Student Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fine.art.finale/?hl=en
For further press information and images of the works on display please contact School Reception:
MFAReception@kent.ac.uk or telephone 01634 888 980
The University of Kent is closing the School of Music and Fine Art and it will cease to exist after July 2019. Sweet FA… is, therefore, its last Fine Art degree show!