SWEET FA: Fine Art Degree Show 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 FAthe 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
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Contact Details:
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!

WICKED – Women in creative event design. Event & Experience Design Showcase.


Saturday 18th May to Friday 24th May
Studio 1, Engineering Workshop, Chatham Historic Dockyard ME4 4TZ
Saturday 18.05.19 13.00 – 18.00
Sunday to Friday 19.05.19 – 24.05.19, 10.00 – 17.00
Tuesday 21.05.19 – Closed

The Showcase, WICKED, celebrates the work of current Event and Experience Design graduating students. As this is a special celebration of the undergraduate course we will be celebrating the achievements of our alumni from the very start of the course. Thirteen years of ambition, aspiration, achievement and excellence within education and the events industry

Like their predecessors, these early career designers have continued to make work at the forefront of contemporary practice in the ever-expanding field of events.  They have embraced changes in technology, taken delight in manipulating and crafting materials and always prioritised the creation of a memorable experience for their audiences.