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Artist and MA Fine Art graduaute Deborah Petch
13th March 2017
AN EXHIBITION documenting the results of an innovative partnership between the University of Chichester and a group of Sussex artists is on display this month. Drawing Insight showcases the work of the Insight Partnership project which was created to bring together artists from different creative...
Wilhelmina Barns Graham, Jupiter's Dream, 1998. courtesy of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust
6th February 2017
A NEW exhibition seeking to address an ‘imbalance’ of how women artists are represented in art galleries is to open at the University of Chichester. Women Artists: Power and Presence, at the Otter Gallery, showcases selected work from the collections held at the University of Chichester and Swindon...
Merits of Matter exhibition
8th December 2016
Merits of Matter: Saturday 10 December 2016 to Sunday 5 February 2017 AN EXHIBITION which uses raw and unrefined materials to express the emotions of a group of student artists is to open at the University of Chichester. Merits of Matter is an exploration of the ideas of ten postgraduates of the MA...
Hand-made miniatures by Yvonne J Foster
2nd December 2016
ARTISTS and graduates of the University of Chichester have been chosen to collaborate on a new initiative intended to help people who face barriers to the art world for reasons of health, disability, social circumstances, or isolation. Deborah Petch and Rachel Redfern, who completed the MA in Fine...
Andrea Vassallo - balloons
20th October 2016
MA student, Andrea Vassallo has had extensive access to Chichester Festival Theatre over the course of Festival 2016, and a new exhibition in the Festival Theatre foyer, which coincides with the University of Chichester Graduation ceremonies held at the Theatre this month, presents his final work...
Monotony by Ben Enwonwu (1948)
1st July 2016
The unfamiliar story of an extraordinary assortment of twentieth-century artwork buried in a Chichester gallery for more than half a century is one of artistic flare and the determination of two teachers working in the face of war-torn and penniless Britain. This, the history of the Bishop Otter...
Kingsham ArtOne visit
5th April 2016
PUPILS of Kingsham Primary School in Chichester have developed their art skills by working with student artists-in-residence from the Fine Art department at the University of Chichester. Students April Jackson and Morgan Ward have worked with one Year five class every Monday morning this term to...
Renoir: Revered and Reviled
15th February 2016
THE controversial work of renowned Impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir is the subject of a new documentary scored by a senior lecturer from the University of Chichester. Dr Stephen Baysted, a Reader in Film Composition at the institution, composed the soundtrack to Renoir: Revered and...
Dr Adam Swayne - photography by Anthony Hunt
3rd February 2016
A MUSICAL masterpiece performed among the artwork of the illustrious Tate Modern gallery by a senior lecturer at the University of Chichester has received national recognition. The classical composition was presented by Dr Adam Swayne, Head of Chamber Music of the institution’s Department of Music...
1st February 2016
February 6 to April 1, 2016, 10am- 5pm Monday to Saturday, The Otter Gallery, Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester A major exhibition based on the diaries of the distinguished artist and influential teacher Randolph Schwabe (1885-1948) opens at the Otter Gallery this month. The installation shows a...