Art student selected by University of the Arts London to exhibit work at Origins Creatives in London – FE News

Daniel Channon, 23, an art student at Guildford College, has been selected to exhibit his work at Origins Creatives, taking place at the Truman Brewery in July.

Daniel’s submission, titled ‘It Came to Me Like a Wave’, explores an underwater environment inspired by a diving trip the artist took off the coast of Cornwall and caught the eye of the curator of the UAL Awarding Body from nearly 500 submissions.

Artist Daniel said, “I’m really proud that my work has been selected for this exhibition. This is the biggest work I have created to date and I am very happy with the result. I now hope to continue and start the Art Foundation program here at Guildford College as I love it here and everyone has been so supportive and friendly.

Kat Baddeley, Daniel’s tutor at Guildford College, said:

“I am delighted that Dan’s latest major project has been chosen by UAL for the Origin exhibition, as we have all recognized it as an exceptional creation that fully deserves the recognition it receives.

“It’s a testament to a year of hard work and commitment from Dan and I wish him the best of luck on the next steps in his educational journey with us at Guildford College. We can’t wait to see what he creates next!

Origins Creatives is organized by UAL Awarding Body and offers art lovers, critics and industry professionals in the creative sector the chance to discover original creative talent from across the UK and celebrate creativity and hard work. strenuous students.

The free exhibition showcases the work of some of the UK’s most talented students at FE institutions studying in the UAL fields of art and design, fashion and retail, creative media, musical performance and production and the performing arts.

This year, Origins Creatives will be an in-person exhibition at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch. The exhibition will open with an opening by invitation only on July 21 at 6 p.m. It will be open to the public from July 22-24, alongside an online showcase.

The exhibition will feature selected works created by students in grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 across all subjects. You can expect to see a diverse range of painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, fashion and more. As part of the exhibition, a Soundcloud music playlist and a moving image showreel composed of student work will be released.

Ross Anderson, Director, UAL Awarding Body, said:

“The UAL Awarding Body Origins Creatives show is my favorite time of the year, and I’m so glad we can return to a physical space this summer.

“Origins provides our award community with an opportunity to come together and celebrate the wonderful work and incredible accomplishments of all of our students, and to recognize the outstanding efforts of the tutors and teachers who have supported them.

“The world needs creativity more than ever, and our students are bursting with it!”

Opening hours of the exhibition to the public:

  • Friday July 22, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday July 23, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday July 24, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


  • G4 + G5,
  • The Truman Brewery,
  • Court of Ely,
  • Shoreditch,
  • E1 6QP

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