Degree Show 2019

Fine Art

Work on display: Fine Art

Maia Aitken

My practice has evolved through my exploration of identity through ideas surrounding place and space. I am...

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Chloe Alexander

After observing my surroundings, my work seeks to omit excess and to focus on captivating structures and taxonomies...

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Sandra Allan

Born and raised in a mining village in 1970, Blue Peter was a favourite children’s programme of mine. I spent...

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Lauren Angus

My earliest childhood memories are of exploring the natural world. This has fuelled my passion for working with...

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Carol Armstrong

Curating memories of emotional and physical experience in relation to my body I seek to offer these confused...

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Reka Barcza

I believe in magic. To me, painting is magic itself – what appears on the canvas is a frozen instant of my...

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Cecile Bec

Adopting birds as a means of expression in my work, I explore themes of resilience, sensibility, energy and voice....

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Eleanor Begg

My practice is informed through a curiosity of what it means to be human. Alongside a formal investigation of...

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Kirstie Behrens

My current work consists of two time based projects, ‘The Land’ and ‘The Sea’ which have been running for...

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Hannah Benassi

My work is informed by the process of combining edited and organised research with the fluidity of intuitive...

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Jorja Bradley

The more a word is repeated the more it begins to morph from language to sound, into loss of meaning. This is the...

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Jordan Bruce

The C*nt Cult could be easily mistaken for an organisation based on bigotry, hatred and discrimination. But their...

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Raymond Byrne

We exist in a constant state of change, from the moment of our conception until the last particles of our decay...

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Rory Campbell

Having researched the Dada scene in Zurich as part of my dissertation it engendered in me a passion for the...

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Hope Carolan

I have used discarded objects to create sculptures inspired by looms and weaving. The objects used are mostly...

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Lynsey Chapman

The work I have created is inspired by the evolution of oneself. It explores different aspects of growth and...

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Elena Cheltsova

Commonplace objects such as a table or a pot have a long history from ancient times. They also have deep conceptual...

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Zoe Cook

Over the last three years I have had a difficult time with my mental health which has had a great impact on my art...

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Daryl Cooney

Humour, colour and form are the key foundation to my work. I aim to create organised chaos through playful...

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Hannah Crooks

I have recently experienced first-hand, in the context of a developing country, the overt subjugation of women....

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Ailish Danaher

Internationally unknown brand Core Care is here to provide everything missing from your sad empty life. We are a...

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Louise Dickson

This year I have been cooking recipes sent to me by my Grandad prior to his death in November 2018. I have spent...

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Joseph Donald

Dismantled forms or conventions reveal their constituent parts, and as expected, paintings become objects of wood,...

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Bethany Farmer

My grandmother’s bungalow has been a place of consistent comfort and security. It was this small space in which...

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Emma Goodwin

To me, a white square space can be incredibly daunting. It is empty, it is overwhelmingly blank, leaving too much...

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Robyn Goodwin

Reflecting on oneself has become a real basis for my work. All my life I have been told that you can read exactly...

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Emma-Louise Grady

My paintings explore the practice of intuitive mark-making. Every day surroundings influence my creative process; I...

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Angharad Griffith

Initially my work centred around feelings of nostalgia towards my university experience, however, I felt this...

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Olivier Gustafsson

‘Sacred forms of Alchemy’ is a body of work with a recurring theme of symbolism and shapes connected to both...

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Jemma Halford

My work focuses on the repression of female sexuality and the censorship surrounding sexual education which is...

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Finlay Hall

We don’t remember what we saw, only what we felt. With this in mind, it would appear that the content of a work...

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Lauren Hamill

This work centres on the cultures and the reasons surrounding people choice to be tattooed. Research into the...

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Lynn Hammond

Stone circles and their astronomical links are highly symbolic to me. Grounded in the earth, the stones signify...

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Alana Hay

Dundee is a vibrant city full of lots of interesting people. A next door neighbour, a work colleague or even your...

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Sophie Hymers

The main motivation for my practice is the desire to capture transient moments in time. A recurring inspiration is...

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Toby Jackson

I’ve been exploring human-computer interaction by creating live digital installations for the last 2 years....

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William Johnston

Art has given me the freedom to decipher my existence. Our lives are constructed from an alien environment where...

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Katrina Kelly

My work is heavily influenced by the chaos and turmoil of Scottish history, perhaps most physically evident in...

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Naomi Kimber

Night terrors spark panic. They disrupt lives – bringing insomnia, fear, sadness and anxiety, leaving the...

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Jenni Kumpulainen

My art is influenced by travel and the places I see. Through my paintings and drawings, I’m able to immortalise...

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Alessandra Lisi

The correlation between manmade structures and Nature’s interventions within urban spaces is a driving force...

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Ragnar Lochhead

It is a shrouded inner personality that we all possess, that is ultimately un-sharable as an experience; ever to be...

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Chloe Lorimer

I have always been interested in different cultures belief systems and the way in which they express their thoughts...

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Sasha Mackay

Through my work I observe and reimagine moments in domestic spaces, with a focus on intimacy and privacy. I like to...

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Laura May

My work centres around the theme of nostalgia, the colours are a very important part of my work. If you have seen...

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Jek McAllister

I see my art practice as a way of filtering my experiences of everyday life. I try to always be sensitive and...

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Dulcie McConville

My practice reflects my interest in ancient sacred sites and zen practices. Using paint and collage, shapes are...

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Cal McCutcheon

My practice focuses on the creation of animation, sculpture and painting. I prefer to use a variety of mediums...

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Aine McFadden

I have been heavily influenced by Eric Ravilious’ series of lithographs based on the British High Street. There...

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Lauren McIntyre

My work focuses on body image and the pressure the media puts on men and women to conform to societal ideals of...

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Heather Gomolka McKay

Nature has always evolved, changing and adapting, each life cycle affecting another. Since the invention of...

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Jennifer McKenzie

Inspired by the sublime beauty of the north-west coast of Scotland my practice is grounded in an exploration of the...

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Owen McLaughlin

McLaughlin + Williamson Dwelling in the ‘aura’ of technological, historical and obsolete sites; we invite...

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Greig McLennan

Working across a range of mediums, photography, sculpture and text; I like to experiment with common materials and...

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Paul McParland

Indicating the decay of memory and presence; this series of portraits is based on images of people taken from...

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Laura McSorley

Epicurus believed that ‘pleasure is the first good’ - founder of ‘The garden’ - a place devoted to...

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Joanna Migut

'piece of cake'
cherry on top
drizzled with lemon
victorian sponge'

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Susan Mitchell

My Degree Show work for this year is more conceptual than painterly. I have mostly in the past used paint as a...

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Stevie Murdoch

In May, 2018 we lost a fragment of our industrial heritage and a segment of Dundee’s subcultural history which...

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Amos Newton

My work is probably about me getting excited about colours and materials and trying to understand them. I really...

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Catherine Paterson

Influence comes from what moves and motivates us and for me that influence is wildlife and the nature that...

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Lucia Pearla

My expressive mark makings stem from intuitive thoughts that play around in my head, these thoughts are triggered...

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Natalia Pelosi

Drawing from a variety of art forms such as Arte Povera and the Italian Baroque I create delicate hybrid sculptures...

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Duncan Pottinger

My work this year is an exploration of surveillance technology and society’s compliance with it using an...

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Sam Renson

Predominantly an oil painter, my work is influenced through the exploration of the Scottish landscape, as a form of...

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Xuxa Rettie

Due to the inescapable nature of anxiety and depression, I have used them to fuel my artistic productivity. Sound...

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Dani Christine Scott

A self-portrait is usually a subjective representation of the Artist. However, within my work I explored how to...

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Jacob Scott

As a contemporary amateur craniologist, I have developed a scientific method of producing data-based portraits. I...

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Amber Sharkey

After experiencing a great amount of change during my upbringing, including being decanted and moving to 6...

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Malin Simensen

For my degree show work, my focus is on the landscape and the feelings that it conveys through the weather, light...

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Saskia Singer

‘In playing and only in playing.. the individual child or adult is able to be creative.’ ...

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Jack Slicer

My work over the last few years has taken a dramatic change in direction. 5 years ago I considered myself a...

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Lucy Smith

Through her interest in the formation of communities, Lucy Smith explores how historical and social aspects of the...

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Jakub Stepanovic

Every issue has pros and cons, and the conclusion on what is right or wrong profoundly varies among individuals and...

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Arran Storey

I’ve chosen to do portraits of family and friends. The idea is to say that these are the people that have held my...

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Calum Stevenson

With my work, I draw inspiration from my surroundings and experiences. When I was a child, I became unwell on a...

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Montse Pearce Suarez

There is a malevolence stirring in Europe – taking a hold all over the world. The grip of the powers that be is...

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Courtney Szabo

I am an abstract painter working with water-based medium. My work consists mainly of large-scale pieces on paper...

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Cloud Tanadynska

Presence of love makes it more possible to capture the atmosphere of romantic affection and exchange between the...

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Hope Teaney

Nature has always been a prominent theme in my work. Its textures and forms being a personal inspiration. In recent...

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Eden Thomas

My work is fun to do. It doesn't have a deep meaning or reflect a feminist point of view of the suffering of a...

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Maria Tolia

My work comprises of loosely associated visual sequences. Characters and figures are presented in nonsensical...

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Mari Tveiten

The exploration of chaos and confusion within the human mind. The macabre, life, death and the morbidly beautiful. ...

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Emma Twaddle

The first portrait focuses on how our species would be affected by an environment devastated by nuclear war and how...

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Ella Warner

I rely on nature and the natural form as my inspiration throughout my practice. I have explored different aspects...

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Jade Wotherspoon

My work is a form of communication between my unconscious and conscious mind. I let my creative impulses become the...

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Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and Architecture Degree Show at University of Dundee

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