About this day
Come and meet the artists…
In this exciting and visually stimulating programme, students will meet and learn from four leading internationally recognised artists working in different areas. From ceramics, graphic design or digital art to photography or concept art, this day will provide variety, innovation and the chance to hear how ideas become art. The day will be chaired by award-winning designer and artist Pascal Anson.
Programme & speakers
Fire up your creativity Grayson Perry CBE RA, Artist
Grayson Perry will talk about his work and consider how to be creative in an age which embraces both traditional and digital approaches to art.
About Sir Grayson Perry CBE RA
Turner Prize-winner Sir Grayson Perry’s work is original and provocative. He uses traditional forms such as ceramics and tapestries in unconventional ways to comment on society’s injustices and hypocrisies. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 2011 and knighted in the 2023 New Year Honours. (Image credit: Natalie Gibson)
Magnum photographer Martin Parr CBE, Photographer
Martin will talk about his approach as a photographer and students will be able to see for themselves how he uses seduction and humour to comment on the human condition.
About Martin Parr CBE
Magnum photographer Martin Parr is considered one of this country’s leading photographers. He has won countless awards and exhibited across the globe. While his photographs are highly original and entertaining, they also reflect how we present ourselves and what we value.
Graphic design: everyone and everywhere Rebecca Wright, Graphic Designer
Graphic design is all around us. It educates, informs, entertains and persuades, influencing how we experience and understand the world around us, yet it is easily overlooked. This talk will reveal the role of graphic design, and explore why you are part of it.
About Rebecca Wright
Rebecca Wright is Dean of Academic Programmes at Central Saint Martins and co-founder of the publishing house GraphicDesign&. She has co-written a number of award-winning books, including Design Diaries: Creative Process in Graphic Design, which explore how graphic design connects with the wider world and the value it brings.
Diary of a mobile digital artist Roz Hall, Digital Artist
This interactive talk will explore iPad and digital art, a medium famously embraced by David Hockney and espoused by an increasing number of established artists. Roz Hall will demonstrate the techniques required to create a successful painting on a tablet or mobile device.
About Roz Hall
Roz Hall is a digital artist, specialising in portraiture created on tablet and mobile devices. His artworks blur the boundaries between contemporary art and personal and social media.