Students Exhibit at UAL Origins Exhibition

03 November 2014

Leeds College of Art Extended Diploma students were chosen to exhibit their work at the University of the Arts London (UAL) Origins Exhibition 2014 hosted at Chelsea School of Art. 

Origins is a showcase of exceptional student work from over 40 UAL Awarding Body approved colleges and universities across the country including Leeds College of Art’s Extended Diploma Course. Extended Diploma students; Mahari McDowell, Alice Watkins, Taylor Beanland and Sam Ellis were amongst the selected students exhibiting at the Origins Exhibition.

UAL Governor and Turner-Prize winning artist Grayson Perry presented some of the exhibiting students with awards for outstanding achievement. Grayson congratulated all of the students on being selected, crediting them as an inspiration and advised them to always believe in themselves and to stay true to their individual style.

Grayson Perry
Image: Taylor Beanland, Extended Diploma student with Grayson Perry

Thinking of studying an Extended Diploma?

Leeds College of Art’s Extended Diploma course is a two year programme will help you to discover your talents, interests and strengths in a wide range of disciplines. It provides the art and design building blocks needed to help you specialise in fashion, graphic design, textiles/surface-pattern design, 3D design or fine art, whilst encouraging diverse specialisms including photography, film, animation and computer based design. It is validated by UAL.

To find out more about the Extended Diploma available at the College click here.