On the hottest evening of the year the private view of Woking College’s Summer Exhibition at the Lightbox on Wednesday attracted over 500 visitors including parents, current, past and prospective students, governors of the College and trustees of the Lightbox. Art, music and copious cold drinks kept visitors chilled!
Celebrating its eleventh year at The Lightbox, work was exhibited by students from all the Visual Arts categories including Fine Art, CTEC Art and Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Photography and Textiles. The exhibition is the culmination of students work and is open to the public free of charge from Thursday 28th June –Sunday 8th July.
Highlights of this year’s show included a catwalk fashion show featuring and modelled by students studying Textiles at the College and was greeted with a standing ovation and much cheers and applause.
Art Prizes judged by The Lightbox and Jan Reuben from NADFAS were awarded to the following students:
Best in show went to Ashley Lambert- Fine Art for her wonderful hanging sculptures installed in the Lightbox’s window. Ashley is going on to study Biochemistry at University
Other Awards went to: Flora Szabo- Photography, Annabel Hocking- Fine Art, Ben Rolfe- Product Design, Georgia Brown- Graphic Design, Sophie Milne- Textiles, Sophie Lim- CTEC Art and Design, Zara Ali- Graphic Products, Sam Peters- Resistant Materials.
Other students receiving department awards for their outstanding achievement were- Alyx Hough, Jessica Haines, Ami Fiveash, Rebecca Harvey and Jen Bowman
Emma Hobbs Head of Art and Design commented: “Our student’s engagement with their subject, hard work and determination to succeed is clearly evident is the outstanding work they have produced. Huge thanks to both the students themselves and to my team for all of their hard work throughout the year and in making this year’s exhibition so successful. I am exceptionally proud of the effort and achievement of our students It has been a joy to watch them develop as accomplished young artists and designers.”