GRADUATE WORK: THE FEMALE LEAD

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Edwina Dunn’s The Female Lead profiles sixty inspirational women from all walks of life with words, photos and illustrations. From artists to politicians, journalists to teachers, all these women have inspired change or broken new ground.

Graduate AMBER COOPER-DAVIES provided all the artwork in the book, illustrating an significant item to each of the women featured;

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Helena Morrissey

 

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Katherin Viner

 

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Laura Bates

 

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Lena Dunham

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Roya Mahboob

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Sandy Powell

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Tracey Edwards

 

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Yvette Vega

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Laurene Powell Jobs

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GRADUATE WORK: TRANSITCENTER

Graduate MAX HALTON was recently commissioned by TRANSITCENTER, a New York based foundation set up to enhance urban mobility, to produce a series of illustrations for their website showing how the buses can keep up to speed with the city.
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Transitcenter are helping update the NYC bus system to cope with the over  2.5 million people using the service. Max’s illustrated “Turnaround: Fixing New York City’s Buses” which deals with Transitcenter’s solutions to the issues and  “Who’s on Board 2016: What todays riders teach us about transit that works”, looking at the different people using the system.
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GRADUATE NEWS: SKY PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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Graduate TARO QURESHI (2015) is one of just 54 artists competing in this year’s Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year. The program is currently airing on Sky Arts and we are delighted to say that Taro made it through the first heat to the second round with his portrait of actor and singer Raleigh Ritchie. Hundreds of artists applied to be part of the program and the final winner will receive a £10,000 commission to paint tv presenter and comedian Graham Norton.

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Find more of Taro’s work online;

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GRADUATE NEWS: ROYAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY

Graduate FAY BROWN  has been selected for this year’s annual ROYAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY  exhibition. The RWS is the oldest and most prestigious watercolour society in the world and regularly showcases the best in water-based media. As well as being part of this year’s show, Fay has also been awarded the RWS prize for her painting ‘Pak Choi’ and the piece will be featured on the exhibition’s invitation, posters, launch material and the Bankside Gallery’s external banner.

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The exhibition will be on display at Bankside Gallery, Thames Riverside, 48 Hopton Street, London, SE1 9JH, from 3-15 March.

Find more of Fay’s work online;

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