Art & Design and Fine Art News

12 August 2021

The Workplace Needs Artists and Creative Thinkers!

Thinking about studying art and design? There’s still time to apply, and here’s why every workplace needs creative people like you!

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09 August 2021

Your creative talent can’t be defined

Being as creative as you are, opens up an incredible amount of opportunities but there is one downside. You don’t fit the cookie-cutter mould which others may be satisfied with. You need the chance to explore a whole range of disciplin...

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30 July 2021

To be truly inspired you must learn to follow your heart

Is your head telling you to be inspired and study a creative masters degree but your heart is steering you off course? Does it feel like your ambition is not reflected clearly in any of the creative postgraduate courses you look at? If t...

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27 July 2021

Empowering Positive Change – MA Applied and Community Arts (Specialism)

Do you believe in the ability of art and creative culture, to improve, empower communities and bring positive change? To deliver improved wellbeing in society? Then by studying this master’s degree, you will be perfectly equipped to ma...

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15 June 2021

How to Break Down Walls for Interdisciplinary Creative Practice

Multidisciplinary creative practice requires flexibility, but how can you break down walls and create more fluid ways of working? Here’s how…The

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01 June 2021

Arts Management Jobs: The Skills you need for Success

Looking to grow your career in arts management? Do you have the right skills to get ahead? Here’s a look at what it takes to become a leader in the arts sector.The...

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18 May 2021

Sustainable, Protective, Attractive Packaging - Can it Really be Done?

Being environmentally friendly is no longer seen as a passing phase, nor is it seen as a concept that should be the concern of just a select few. Treating the world we live in with respect is becoming an increasingly i...

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04 May 2021

How Community Arts can Help the Elderly

Is there a link between creativity and cognitive health in the elderly? And can community arts support the world’s ageing population?The UK, like many countries in the ...

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08 April 2021

Scandalous Artworks of the Last 10 Years

If there is one thing that art does, it gets people talking! That’s most certainly what the controversial art that we are going to take a look at in this post has done.If there is one thing that art sho...

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25 March 2021

Arts with Offenders: Changing Outcomes

Are you an arts graduate looking for a new challenge? Have you considered a career in the prison and probation services?The University of Bolton’s

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11 March 2021

A Personal Approach to Fine Art – Why Good Staff to Student Ratios Matter

Studying fine art is as much about appreciation for art, its history, and the artists that make it possible, as it is creating your own fine art and improving your techniques. The multiple facets of such a degree make student to staff ra...

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25 February 2021

Is Fan Art Really Art?

If you enjoy creating art, you might have considered going to university to complete one of the many available art courses. If you are considering this route, the University of Bolton is an excellent place to start as it was voted No.1 f...

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28 January 2021

Inform, inspire and heal people through art

Recent tragedies in the world have brought about severe suffering for many of us. But they have also shown us the courageous and supportive spirit of the people in our communities. There really isn’t a better time to feel inspired to h...

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31 December 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Art & Design and Fine Art

Study art & design and fine art at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Gu...

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19 November 2020

Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today

As an artist, being inspired is one of the most important things. Inspiration can help you create masterpieces, attempt new creations and learn new skills. During the lockdown, it can be challenging to get your fulfilment of inspiration,...

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01 October 2020

Get inspired by influential modern-day artists

Success in the art world is determined by the ability to use visual media to represent the moment, to challenge expectations and to create a defining, influential style.The great art movements of the past have all rejected establi...

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03 September 2020

4 classic paintings all artists should take influence from

Despite the vast number of classic paintings across the world, only a small number are universally recognised and classified as iconic. These classic paintings are familiar to people of all ages and cultures and represent some of the mos...

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18 August 2020

Setting the Stage - MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries

This creative masters degree is for people who want to enhance their expertise in a particular field of creative practice, whilst developing those key professional and employability skills needed to succeed.What’s it all...

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18 August 2020

Designed by You - MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice

If you’re after an innovative and exciting master’s that is tailored to your career aspirations, then look no further! We offer you the chance to expand your creative practice through a range of projects of your choosing.Desig...

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18 August 2020

Make a positive change to communities through art

Art is fundamental to our humanity and they have the power to positively change communities. Their social, educational and cultural benefits are truly remarkable. They enrich our lives and create positive experiences which never exclude,...

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05 May 2020

Why employers are seeking Art and Design graduates

When it comes to graduating from university, one of the biggest tasks is securing employment in your chosen field. For creative art and design students, this task can seem daunting as the job title ‘Artist who likes to use clay’ does...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Fine Art degree?

If you’re a student who enjoys art; loves creating with paint, pencils and pastels, then you might be considering a Fine Art degree. You may already have an online portfolio of your work, or have been commissioned for a few pieces, but...

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