ATU School of Design and Creative Arts hosts Graduate Exhibition from 2 June 2023
72 students will showcase their work in a variety of media
Atlantic Technological University (ATU)’s Department of Creative Arts and Media is delighted to announce the annual exhibition of students’ work from of the art, design, film, and documentary undergraduate programmes which will be formally opened on Friday, 2 June, at 2 pm in the Wellpark Road, Galway city campus, by Lelia Doolan.
The exhibition will run until Friday 11 June, with opening times daily from 10am to 5pm. This vibrant and dynamic event serves as a platform for the students to exhibit their creativity and innovation to the public.
Several hundred guests are expected to attend the exhibition, a hallmark event on the cultural calendar of Galway. As the academic year ends, the exhibition celebrates the culmination of countless hours of hard work, exploration, and creative endeavour by the students.
The exhibition will showcase and include the captivating work of 72 students through paintings, sculptures, installations, graphic design and illustration, digital art, film & documentary screenings, animations, video game designs, product designs, textiles and fashion designs.
Celine Curtin, Head of the ATU Dept of Creative Arts & Media, says: “We are immensely proud of the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our students throughout the year. The exhibition is a celebration of their achievements and their remarkable talent.”
The exhibition is testament to the commitment of the School of Design and Creative Arts in fostering an environment that nurtures artistic expression, critical thinking, and innovation as it showcases the exceptional talent and dedication of its students. With students acting as invigilators throughout the week visitors will have the opportunity to chat with the students”.
For further information on all programmes see: https://www.gmit.ie/schools-campuses/gmit-galway-cluain-mhuire
‘no title’ by Shannon Kleinschmidt, final year student on the BA in in Contemporary Art
‘I Put a Spell on You’ by Jed Gjerek, final year student on the BA in Contemporary Art
‘Gemini’ by Magdalena Sikora, final year student on the BA in Design
‘Withering Wonders’ by Caoimhe McHale, final year student on the ATU BA in Design