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DS15: UCLan Creative Focus Awards & Private View

We are delighted to announce that Creative Lancashire are sponsoring UCLan’s 2015 Creative Focus Awards celebrating work in the fields of architecture, design, fashion and fine art.

Time & Date: Awards: 5-6pm - followed by Private View 6-9pm, Friday 12th June

Creative Focus Degree Shows 2015

Creative Focus Awards

We are delighted to announce that Creative Lancashire is sponsoring UCLan’s 2015 Creative Focus Awards.  There are seven categories: Foundation, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Fine Art, Media and Performance.  UCLan Course leaders can nominate just one student from their course.

Nominations will be considered by the judging panel consisting of:

  • Charles Hadcock FRBS DL, Chairman of Creative Lancashire (Chair)
  • Glenda Brindle, Dean of the School of Art, Design and Performance
  • Maria Murray, Associated Dean of the Grenfell-Baines School of Architecture, Construction and Environment
  • Alan Keegan, Head of the Division of Media Practice

Nominees will have their work exhibited in UCLan’s PR1 Gallery, Victoria Building during the Private View and Public View periods.  At the awards event all nominees will receive a certificate and small gift and the winners will additionally receive a plaque and, courtesy of Creative Lancashire, an opportunity for one to one time with a relevant industry contact.

The Creative Focus Awards event is being held on UCLan’s Preston Campus in the Atrium, Students’ Union Building and is taking place on Friday 12 June, 5-6pm. 

Admission to the awards event is strictly by ticket only.  If you are a member of the Creative Lancashire network and you would like a free ticket please contact Tania Callagher on 01772 894106 or complete the short online questionnaire here.

DS15 Private View

The Private View for UCLan’s 2015 Degree Shows (DS15) takes place immediately after the Creative Focus Awards event, Friday 12 June. 6-9pm.

At the Private View you will get to see the students’ most creative work in the fields of architecture, design, fashion and fine art. During the Private View UCLan’s Edward, Hanover, Harris and Victoria buildings will be bustling with hundreds of students, parents, staff and professionals from the creative industries.

The exhibitions are extensive and are located in four buildings on UCLan’s Preston Campus:

  • Architecture: Edward & Harris Buildings
  • Design and Fashion: Victoria Building
  • Fine Art: Hanover Building

With its lively and vibrant atmosphere, the Private View is an ideal time to look around the exhibitions and make useful connections.  This is a free event and all are welcome to attend.  Download an invitation here.

The exhibitions continue until Saturday 20 June.

For more information about the UCLan Degree Shows go to:

Follow on Twitter: @UCLanCF #ds15

Download 'ds15_degree_shows_invitation_web.pdf'


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