June 2021


Anryhded: Swansea College of Art Illustration Degree Show

10th June 2021 @ 12:00 am - 10th July 2021 @ 12:00 am

In difficult times Swansea College of Art students have undevoured as individuals and as a group. The welsh word Anryhdedd roughly translates as honour, or esteem. It reflects the honour their graduating students have shown in their work and the esteem they have gained in their achievements. Although illustration is a multi-faceted area, with many approaches and unique styles, each…

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Liverpool John Moores University Graphic Design and Illustration Degree Show

10th June 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 10th July 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 

The 2021 Liverpool John Moores University Graphic Design and Illustration Degree Show comprises 2 elements: a virtual Degree show, which will launch the Degree Show Website, and a physical End of Year Publication. Each element will showcase students' self-directed project work alongside discussion pieces concerned with the culture of education and learning. Limited copies of the print publication can be…

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Westminster Online Degree Showcase – Illustration & Visual Communication Perspectives

14th June 2021 - 18th June 2021
Virtual, 

In this strange and challenging year, IVC students have shown great resourcefulness and invention, creating diverse work around cultural representation, mental health, music, the natural world, legend, personal journey and the physical and psychological landscapes of life in lockdown. Ideas are explored through figurative, graphic, abstract, decorative and surreal visual languages. The resulting work engages many audiences and takes a…

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Bloom: The Northern School of Art’s Illustration Degree Show

14th June 2021 @ 8:00 am - 31st July 2021 @ 5:00 pm
The Northern School of Art Church Street Hartlepool TS24 7DJ, The Northern School of Art, Church Street
Hartlepool, TS24 7DJ
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Entitled Bloom, the Northern School of Art’s Illustration Degree Show exhibits the work of 26 Illustration students and covers a wide range of disciplines across the spectrum of the illustration industry, including picture book illustration, comics artwork, editorial illustration, advertising, products and branding.

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First Class: COVENTRY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN Graphic Design BA Degree Show

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Online, 

Join Coventry University in the celebration of their students' success. In a time where we can’t gather together physically, it is all the more important to mark this occasion as special. Coventry University therefore invite you to treasure this online event, as well as visit and share widely this 'First Class' BA Graphic Design website and the Coventry University Degree…

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2021 Sheffield Hallam University Illustration Degree show

17th June 2021 - 30th June 2021

The focus each year for students studying BA(Hons) Illustration at Sheffield Hallam University is the development of a personal visual language and the application of it to professional, speculative and authorial projects. Set against this venture this year, the contextual framework of the ongoing Global pandemic has created unprecedented challenges. It is therefore humbling to witness the resolve of our students who…

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It’s Been A Drag: CSVPA BA Graphics and Illustration degree show

17th June 2021 @ 8:00 am - 19th June 2021 @ 5:00 pm
The Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Thursday 17 June and Saturday 19 June - come see the CSVPA BA Graphics and Illustration degree show at this east London venue near to Liverpool Street and Bethnal Green tube stations.

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Present 2021. Anglia Ruskin University Digital Degree Showcase

18th June 2021 - 31st July 2021
Virtual, 

An exhibition of student work you curate for yourself  The virtual showcase of work of degree students in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences faculty at Anglia Ruskin University. 'We won't tell you how to look around. That's up to you. Want to see all of the orange things we made this year? Or are you interested in work that's…

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2021 Arts University Bournemouth Illustration Summer Show

19th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

This year, our incredible graduates show how despite everything that life sometimes throws at them, they remain resilient, robust, and full of creative ambition. This year’s show includes moments of pathos, loss, frustration, joy, and wonder, following journeys that have unfolded throughout the year.   In the work these graduates have produced, we are asked to re-experience, perhaps even reconsider…

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Plymouth University: Virtual Graduate Show

21st June 2021 - 27th July 2021
Virtual, 

Take a look at the online showcase celebrating the work of the BA Illustration graduates from Plymouth University, created in their own small spaces during the past 12 months. Click here to explore the work created.

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Go Forth: The University of South Wales Illustration Degree Show

21st June 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2nd July 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 

The University of South Wales and BA (HONS) Illustration invites you to ‘Go Forth’ a celebration of work by our 2021 graduates, showcasing yet another year of fantastic illustrators!

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Edinburgh College: Future Achievement Badges Graduate Website

23rd June 2021 - 31st July 2021
Virtual, 

HND Illustration graduates at Edinburgh College wanted to be forward thinking and positive yet acknowledge the difficulties that they've encountered this year due to Covid and virtual learning. They devised a set of 'Future Achievement Badges' that they hope everyone can achieve when lockdown finally ends. Can you collect them all? Each student has illustrated a badge for their website,…

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Reconnecting: Kingston School of Art Degree Show

25th June 2021 @ 11:00 am - 27th June 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf
London, SE1 9PH United Kingdom
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We are Reconnecting. With the Covid switch to more digital learning, we have been dealing with dodgy internet and broken connections; we have been communicating with each other in virtual rooms and corridors. While we have been engaged with the digital, we have also been reconnecting to other things: nature, ourselves, our cultures and the rest of the world. And…

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Terminal – RCA – Visual Communication 2021 Degree Show

27th June 2021 @ 10:00 am - 30th June 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Ugly Duck, 47 - 49 Tanner Street
London, SE1 3PL United Kingdom
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Dear Passenger, Departure boards have stopped. Time stretched. We are trapped in a waiting room, yet we shift across time zones. We live permanently, in transit. The Visual Communication 2021 MA graduates of the RCA, are pleased to invite you to their physical show, TERMINAL. The show opens for the public from the 27-30 June (10am-10pm), at Ugly Duck in Southwark, London. TERMINAL brings together the work of 55 students produced…

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University of Central Lancashire Illustration Degree Show

30th June 2021 @ 8:00 am - 31st July 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 

Welcome to the online showcase for BA (Hons) Illustration at UCLan. The illustrations and artwork on display, created by our graduating cohort of 2021, are testimony to their creativity, resilience and hard work. In an extraordinary year, their vitality and effort is reflected in the diverse range of portfolios on show, all created during a period of uncertainty, change and…

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July 2021

DE-BRIEF: University of Hertfordshire Virtual Degree Show

5th July 2021 - 31st August 2021
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9AB UK + Google Map

See work by the Graphic Design & Illustration Degree Students. 'Tapping into the rich local history of powered flight, we have drawn parallels between our class of 2021 and the pioneering efforts of those masters of the sky, uniting them under the same shapes that were emblazoned on the side of de Havilland aeroplanes or carved out of wood and metal…

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SH!TSHOW Camberwell College of Arts Virtual Degree Show 2021

9th July 2021 - 31st August 2021
Camberwell College of Arts, 45–65 Peckham Road
London, SE5 8UF United Kingdom
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SH!TSHOW is the BA Illustration virtual show for the times, made (online) by BA Illustration graduates. '50% of our degree was taught online and poor wifi, time differences and makeshift webcams contributed to a real life SH!TSHOW. Despite this, we have made the best work possible, culminating in this online site which displays our various geniusnesses. Whack on our playlist…

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MA Children’s Literature & Book Illustration 2021 Degree Show

12th July 2021 @ 10:00 am - 15th July 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Goldsmiths University, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way
London, SE14 6NW
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This July 12th-15th, 18 illustrators are pleased to present their stories at the MA Children’s Literature & Book Illustration 2021 degree show, held on-campus at Goldsmiths University of London, in the Professor Stuart Hall building. The show offers a glimpse into the study of children’s book illustration, exhibiting the 2020-21 cohort’s sketchbooks, drawings, and work from the past year, culminating…

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Sunderland Creatives Art & Design Class of 2021 Virtual Preview & Show

13th July 2021 - 31st August 2021
University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road
Sunderland, SR1 3SD
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Virtual Preview Event 13 July @6pm Virtual Event from 14 July and throughout 2021 Welcome to Sunderland Creatives! See the work and creativity of students from the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at University of Sunderland. From 14 July 2021 you can view a celebration of the work of BA Art and Design students from the class of 2021. You…

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August 2021

Exhibition Impossible

18th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021
Arbour Studios, 159 Hotwell Road
Bristol, BS8 4RY
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Exhibition Impossible is a student-organised degree show, showcasing the work of recent illustration graduates from the University of the West of England (UWE). The work on display has impressive variety and demonstrates the strong resilience and adaptability of these graduates emerging from the pandemic. Visit the exhibition at Arbour Studios, and explore the work online on their Instagram.

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