Fine Art students recently visited the West Dean Archive to see some of the unrealised stained-glass window designs commissioned by Edward James in the aftermath of the fire that destroyed St Andrew’s church in November 1934.
Second year MA Creative Writing and Publishing student Eve Kenworthy talks about her experiences on the course during the last term, the guidance and support provided by the course tutors and dreams of her future as a writer.
Edward James is perhaps best known as a major patron of the arts and an innovator in interior design and architecture. Yet he regarded himself primarily as a poet and, for World Poetry Day, we’re shining a spotlight on James’ lifelong pursuit of poetry.
Ahead of the Certificate in Fiction Writing course starting, award-winning authors and tutors Bethan Roberts and Laura Wilkinson talk about their inspirations, how they approach their own writing, and share advice for budding fiction writers.
Over the last few weeks we have had the pleasure of welcoming Paula Morison to West Dean College as Artist-in-Residence. Based in the Fine Art studios, Paula worked alongside Graduate Diploma Fine Art and MFA students on a daily basis. Here, she talks more about her residency.
We are delighted to have recently received a generous donation of Salvador Dalí lithographs by the family of the late John Crowley. John Crowley’s daughter, Karen Gardner, is an alumna of West Dean College of Arts and Conservation, having graduated with an MA Visual Arts in 2008 (now Master of Fine Art).