Platform Graduate Award 2016 Preview on 4 August at Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary in Margate will be opening the 2016 Platform exhibition showcasing the work of six BA Fine Art graduates from Kent Universities with a special preview on Thursday 4 August from 5-7pm. Part of the Platform Graduate Award, the exhibition runs from Thursday 4 August – Sunday 25 September 2016.

The School of Music and Fine Art is delighted that Sariya Suwannakarn and Daniel Owusu, two of our BA (Hons) Fine Art graduating students have been selected for these prestigious awards that new talent.

Platform is a partnership between five galleries: Aspex Gallery, De La Warr Pavilion, M K Gallery, Modern Art Oxford and Turner Contemporary, devised in collaboration with CVAN South East. The aim of the programme is to support graduate professional development.

Information about the award and the selected artists from all participating galleries in the Platform programme will be available at:

The shortlisted graduates are:

Sariya Suwannakarn University of Kent
Daniel Owusu University of Kent
Jessica Grønlund Canterbury Christ Church University
Mas Weeb Canterbury Christ Church University
Kayleigh Baker University for the Creative Arts
George Morl University for the Creative Arts

The Platform Graduate Award winner 2016 will be announced at a special event at Turner Contemporary on Saturday 4 November 2016.

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