We are delighted to share the news that visiting lecturer and graduate of the course BEN HENDY has been award the 2020 Maureen Duke Award by the Society of Bookbinders. The award comes with a £2,000 grant for a professional in the bookfield to further their skills and education. With plans to open a print and bookbinding studio we are very excited to see what Ben does next!
Having graduated from the course in 2012 Ben has gone on to work as a professional print technician and bookbinder. As well as teaching on the course he also currently runs a print and bookbinding workshop for our first year students.
Find more of Ben’s work online;
As well as as her post as our Contextual Studies lecture, SAMANTHA LIPPETT is part of the South London Gallery. The space was recently named joint winner for Arts Award Museum of the Year.
Founded in in 1891 by philanthropist William Rossiter with an aim to ‘bring art to the people of south London’, The year-round exhibitions programme showcases the best in international contemporary art, complemented by an events programme for people of all ages and interests. As well as championing work by new and emerging artists the gallery also aims to provide opportunities for learning and participation in the community.
For a look at what the gallery has been up to check out the film below;
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