8th July 2005
ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN SUMMER SCHOOL
who will be starting art, architecture and design courses at the
More than 130 school leavers from all over the country will attend a two-day residential summer school at the Brayford Pool campus on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12 July.
Three respected artists and designers are joining teaching staff to give lectures and lead workshops at the summer school.
Ken Garland is one
Rob Perry is a traditional landscape painter and a respected member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists who has exhibited internationally.
Donaldson began his career as a sign
painter but now works as a type designer for Adobe among others. He teaches
graphic design, handwriting, lettering, and type design at
“Studying at university is very different to working in sixth-form or further education colleges and schools,” said a university spokesman.
“The summer school is designed to be serious but enjoyable. It will help to develop essential skills to maximise students’ performance at university.”
Students will attend a range of workshops designed to develop visual skills central to the study of art, architecture and design.
They will also have the chance to look round the university facilities and take part in a number of social events.
Further residential sessions for the summer school for art, architecture and design students are planned for 8th and 9th August and 5th and 6th September.
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