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Winchester School of Art showcases emerging art and design talent

Published: 14 June 2004

From fine art to fashion, the work of talented young artists and designers from Winchester School of Art will be showcased in its annual Degree Show, which opens to the public on Saturday 19 June.

The annual degree shows are the culmination of three years of undergraduates' hard work and experience at WSA. Every June the entire School is transformed into the largest gallery in Hampshire for a short period as the students show off their final assessment work in painting, printmaking, sculpture, visual art, textile art, knitted textiles, printed textiles, woven textiles and fashion.

On Friday 18 June Professor Bill Wakeham, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, will attend a private view before the show opens to the general public.

The Degree Show 2004 is open to the public on Saturday 19 June between 11am and 3pm and from Monday 21 June until Friday 25 June between 11am and 8pm every day.

Notes for editors

  1. Members of the press are invited to attend the private view on Friday 18 June between 6pm and 9pm. If you would like to attend or send a photographer, please contact Winchester School of Art reception on 023 8059 6900.
  2. Digital images of some of the works in the Degree Show are available from Media Relations on request.
  3. Winchester School of Art merged with the University of Southampton in 1996. Founded in 1860, WSA has an international reputation for research and teaching in art, art history and design, with overseas students in Barcelona and links with many other institutions in Europe.
  4. The University of Southampton is a leading UK teaching and research institution with a global reputation for leading-edge research and scholarship. The University has over 19,200 students and 4,800 staff and plays an important role in the City of Southampton. Its annual turnover is in the region of £250 million.

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