Offsite Projects

A series of offsite exhibitions curated and coordinated by Gavin Rogers from the Wolverhampton School of Art.

From the Victorian-built Grand Post House building in Princess Street, Wolverhampton, to Shoal Hill Common on Cannock Chase, the Fine Art undergraduates have been exploring some of the region’s treasured sites.

The resulting artwork has been exhibited in various different ways including temporary sculpture trails and temporary exhibitions.

Gavin Rogers, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Wolverhampton, said: “Each off-site project has been a unique micro ‘artist-in-residency’ experience, giving our students insight into what it is like to work in the public realm and to respond to sites in both a practical and theoretical context.”
Read more at http://www.expressandstar.com/education/2016/02/07/in-pictures-historic-locations-in-black-country-and-staffordshire-inspire-university-of-wolverhampton-art-students/#c2I0curdA6VtOIZf.99

Link to article

 

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Post Office detail

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Old Post office detail

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Springfield Brewery Site

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Lynn Foxall, Springfield Brewery Development Site

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Jackie Sanderson, The Old Post Office

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Rebecca Stewart, Shoal Hill Common

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Lisa Kemp, Cannock Museum

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Heath Park School

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