Our art & design students get the best experience

Find out about the exciting activities our art & design students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.

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Lumiere workshops

Students enlightened by Lumiere workshops

Art and design students have been learning first-hand about producing a large-scale art festival from the experts at Artichoke.

Amy-Rose Welch - Lumiere PR

Visual arts student produces a winning design

FdA Visual Arts student wins competition to have her design displayed as an installation at this year’s Lumiere festival.

Art room

Portfolio building day at the Baltic

Our art and design students attended a trip to the Baltic for a portfolio building day.

HE Graphic Design

Amsterdam Trip Inspires Art and Graphic Design Students

Students from FdA Visual Arts and FdA Graphic Design visited Amsterdam.

HE Visual Arts

New partnership with the Wood Pile Durham

We have formed a new partnership with the Wood Pile to ensure our students get adequate work experience opportunities.

Gentoo Tolent mural

Students construct innovative design

Visual arts and construction students worked with Gentoo Tolent to produce a mural for a new housing development site.

Art exhibition

DS x 16 Exhibition

Our higher education art, design and graphic students showcased their work during an exhibition held at the College.

Visual Arts

Empty Shop

Luke Roberts, art degree student, exhibited his work at the Empty Shop creative arts venue.