University of Portsmouth design student to compete at US global final

A University of Portsmouth student is bound for the US in July 2017 for the global final of a professional design competition after beating thousands of other students in three rounds of the UK competition. Graphic design student Thomas Shave will represent the UK and Ireland at the Adobe Certified …

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Emergency 2017 call for artists launches at Aspex Portsmouth

Aspex Gallery Portsmouth are seeking artists working in all media for their open submission exhibition, EMERGENCY. This is an international opportunity, seeking applications from anyone who considers themselves to be an emerging artist. A maximum of ten artists will be selected for a group show, which will open in December 2017.

Play Time: Collaborative Exhibition Private Viewing for Portsmouth Festivities

On Thursday 22nd June The Kings Theatre are hosting Play Time: Collaborative Exhibition Private Viewing as part of Portsmouth Festivities. You are invited to a private viewing of collaborative works by Joe Ross, Andreea Stan and Mollie Beacher, bringing together their different disciplines including illustration, street art, poetry, spoken word, animation, …
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Jun 2017
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Hotwalls Studios: Open Studios

The Hotwalls Studios in Old Portsmouth open their doors for a series of open studio events on 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th June, as part of Portsmouth Festivities 2017. This eclectic community of creatives, artists, designers, and makers work from the unique heritage location, growing their ventures in an environment …
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Jun 2017
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11 Portsmouth Festivities not to miss this week

Portsmouth Festivities 2017 is underway! This year’s schedule comprises over 100 dazzling and diverse events taking place across the city from Friday 16th to Sunday 25th June. This year’s programme features by internationally-acclaimed artists, local talent, plenty of free activities, and commemorative events, spanning all ages and interests. Portsmouth’s flagship multi-disciplinary …

Portsmouth Festivities 2017

From Friday 16th June through Sunday 25th June 2017, Portsmouth Festivities returns, capturing imaginations, celebrating diversity, and exploring Portsmouth’s amazing heritage. Now in its 18th year, Portsmouth Festivities has developed a reputation for running high-quality events with professional artists in the city’s unique venues. Both regionally and nationally, their reach continues …
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Jun 2017
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Play Time: Collaborative Exhibition

Artists Joe Ross, Andrea Stan, and Molly Beacher bring together their different disciplines, including illustration, street art, poetry, spoken word, animation, and photography, at their collaborative exhibition, ‘Play Time’, at The Kings Theatre from Friday 16th June to Sunday 25th June 2017. The artists will create collaborative work which explores …
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Jun 2017
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Everything Comes from the Egg

Stephen Turner, the artist who created the Exbury Egg, a wooden egg-shaped sculpture in which he lived and worked for over a year during 2013 and 2014, continues his odyssey across southern England with a new exhibition and residency programme, Everything Comes from the Egg, in Gunwharf Quays …
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Jun 2017
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‘Cut Loose’ by Isle Black

Artist Isle Black has created a large-scale 3D wall for the Aspex Guildhall space at Portsmouth Guildhall, as part of Portsmouth Festivities 2017. Head along, pop on the 3D glasses, and watch the lines float off the wall! The exhibition space is open from 10:00am to 2:00pm between 7th June …
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Jun 2017
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Play Dead present Unsheltered Bones by Donna Poingdestre

Tattoo studio and street art gallery space Play Dead host a solo show by Southsea creative Donna Poingdestre, titled ‘Unsheltered Bones’. Unsheltered Bones is an homage to the human condition by an artist with an exquisite eye and soul offering. Influenced and informed by an understanding of the human anatomy, …
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Jun 2017
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