RA Schools Show 2011
22 June—3 July 2011
In RA Schools
The Royal Academy Schools
hosts the annual exhibition of final year postgraduate students’ work, profiling the work of 16 artists that has been developed over the three-year period of intensive study. The exhibition sees the transformation of the students’ studios into a stunning contemporary gallery space and provides visitors with a rare opportunity to view exceptional pieces from an ambitious generation of international artists that rigorously questions what it means to be producing visual art in 2011.
Amy McDonough, 'Anthrax Drum'. SD Video, 3 mins 30 secs
The students exhibiting include: Laurence Chalk, Lucy Coggle, Inez De Coo, Eoin Donnelly, Tomas Downes, Blue Firth, Nicholas Hatfull, Hayoung Kim, Katherine Kirbach, Sara Knowland, Ella McCartney, Amy Mcdonough, Oliver Osborne, Marco Palmieri, Esmeralda Valencia and John Vickers. The repertoire of work this year ranges from painting to photography and embracing sculpture, digital print and film.
The Royal Academy Schools is a leading centre for the postgraduate study of fine art, run by artists for artists, and offering the only three-year, full time postgraduate course in fine art in the UK. Established in 1768 as an integral element of the Royal Academy, the Schools’ distinguished heritage provides a unique environment and a rich setting in which the students can develop their individual practices, each tightly knit year group adding a new chapter to the Schools’ history and the possibilities of contemporary art making.
Open 10am–6pm daily (last admission 5.30pm)