London Visual Arts Degree Shows: Artlyst Reveals The 2016 Calendar

The month of May launches the London degree show season, for the Visual Arts, where students are given the opportunity to show case the work that has formed the basis of their degrees. The shows are always interesting and act as a barometer for the future direction of contemporary art.  The range of media is extensive from painting, sculpture, print, video, photography to performance art and styles, subject matters vary enormously.  Here is a comprehensive list of all the major London degree art shows this summer.   

Degree shows 2016


21-26 May Slade School of Fine Art

Undergraduate shows

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25-29 May Central Saint Martins

Degree Show  One 

BA Fine Art, MA Fine Art, MA Photography, MA Art & Science, MRes: Art – Exhibition Studies, MRes Art – Moving Image, MRes Art – Theory and Philosophy

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4-10 June Kingston University

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture undergraduate degree shows

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9-18 June Slade School of Fine Art

Postgraduate shows

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16-20 June Goldsmiths University

BA Fine Art

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16-25 June Wimbledon College of Arts

Wimbledon Undergraduate Summer Show 2016

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16-25 June Wimbledon College of Arts

Wimbledon MFA Summer Show 2016

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17-25 June Chelsea College of Art

Chelsea Undergraduate Summer show 2016

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18-25 June Camberwell College of Art

Camberwell College of Arts Undergraduate and MA Conservation

BA Drawing, BA Painting, BA Photography, BA Sculpture, BA Illustration, BA 3D Design, BA Graphic Design, FdA Graphic Design, FdA Illustration, MA Conservation. 

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22-26 June Central Saint Martins

Degree Show Two

Product, Ceramic & Industrial Design (BA Ceramic Design, BA Product Design, MA Design: Ceramics, Furniture or Jewellery, MA Industrial Design)

  Culture and Enterprise (BA Criticism, Communication and Curation, MA Innovation Management)

Drama and Performance (BA Performance Design and Practice, MA Performance Design and Practice, MA Character Animation)

Fashion (BA Fashion, Graduate Diploma in Fashion)

Graphic Communication Design (BA Graphic Design, MA Communication Design)

Spatial Practices (BA Architecture, MA Architecture, MA Narrative Environments)

Jewellery and Textiles (BA Jewellery Design, BA Textile Design, MA Material Futures)

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22-26 June City and Guilds of London Art School

BA Fine Art, BA Conservation, Historic Carving Diploma

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23 June – 3 July Royal College of Arts

Kensington – Design Interactions, Design Products, Global Innovation Design, Innovation Design Engineering, Service Design and Vehicle Design,  Animation, Information Experience Design and Visual Communication

Battersea – Ceramics & Glass, Critical & Historical Studies, Critical Writing in Art & Design, Curating Contemporary Art, History of Design, Jewellery & Metal, Moving Image, Painting, Performance, Photography, Printmaking,     Sculpture,Textiles

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July 14-20 Camberwell College of Arts

MA Book Arts, MA Designer Maker, MA Fine Art Digital, MA Illustration, MA Printmaking

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15-18 July Goldsmiths University

MFA Degree show

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1-8 September Wimbledon College of Arts

 MA Digital Theatre, MA Drawing, MA Painting, MA theatre Design

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5-9 September  Chelsea College of Art and Design

MA Fine Art, MA Graphic Design Communication, MA Interior & Spatial Design, MA Textile Design, MA Curating & Collections

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