Friday, 3 June 2011

Final show private view success

Visual communication final show has opened with a very successful private view on Friday June 3. The event has been extremely well attended by family, friends and industry professionals alike. Guests have enjoyed seeing graduating students illustration and graphic design work. On display within the graphics show is a mix of branding, packaging, design for screen, editorial, advertising and web design; whilst the illustration display, showcases a variety of students illustration for Editorial design, book covers, advertising projects, children’s books and self promotional work as well as 3 dimensional illustration and animation.

Visitors have spent time viewing student portfolios and talking to enthusiastic graduates about their work, study experience, achievements, professional placements and many competition successes. A considerable number of Visual Communication students have already gained employment opportunities or have post graduate study lined up. These include:

Annie Miles, who has secured full time employment with ‘Allo Dave’ Staffordshire
Lisa Barrett, who has secured an interview with Darke Jones branding agency
Mark Porter, who has been accepted on the MA in Illustration at Falmouth and who has also won the Creativity Artists Papers, Excellence in Illustration Award
Tiffany Burgess, has taken up full time employment with ‘Allo Dave’ Staffordshire
Luthfur Khan, who has been offered an internship at Creative Studio Wolverhampton Science Park
Ariadni Mitreli-Masmanidi who has been accepted on the MA in Illustration at Central St Martins and who has been awarded the Canon Award for illustration
Saiqa Shaheen, who has been interviewed for a position as a graphic designer with GAP London
Monika Trzpil who will be undertaking an MA in illustration at Anglia University and has been awarded the Deans prize for excellence in Visual Communication
Lucas Stylianou has been accepted on a brand management MA at Goldsmiths LCC
Amanpreet Sahota who has successfully completed a range of placements with magazines including, Best, Buzz and the news of the World
Kate Farrell, who has been offered an internship with the Bromford Housing Association

See future posts for more news of enterprising visual communication student success

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