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Betty Onion

Signs of the Times is a document which captures a unique time in history through illustration and words, reflecting on the pandemic.

Holly Jo Crowhurst

Holly Jo Crowhurst graduate collection is historically inspired and focuses on the real story of mariner Michael Greenwood (1731–1812).

Yasmine Cerbah

Cerbah’s collection is an exploration of the North African nomadic Amazigh tribe, combined with the designer’s personal penchant for animal print.

Wen-Yi Yap

Wen-Yi Yap wants to teach young children how important it is to keep the planet clean, but not in a daunting and overwhelming way.

Naddy Mizan

Naddy Mizan’s work looks at the rising seawater temperatures which cause coral to ‘glow’. “I am keen to capture the beauty of what we may lose.”

Alicia Latham

Graphic designer Alicia Latham’s children’s storybook, Someone’s Bad Hair Day, stems from personal experience as a woman of colour.

Tom Clayson

Tom Clayson’s graphic design project was inspired by The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, about a woman who mysteriously disappeared.

Hollie Phillips

Hollie Phillips’ bold, explicit and sometimes disturbing collection challenges the traditional idea of embroidery as a ‘feminine pastime.’

Jude Gibbs

Digital illustrator Jude Gibbs finds inspiration in nature, plants and animals. The artist created a children’s graphic novel exploring kindness.

Aryana Deen

Aryana Deen has a passion for image-making and various illustrative techniques. Key pieces in this showcase are focused on narrative storytelling.

Joe Fernandez

Fernandez’s work is about important people from the past: those who were forgotten by history despite doing something significant for the world.

Lucy Munt

50% of the Great Barrier Reef is dead. Illustrator Lucy Munt decided to take action towards helping to protect the coral reefs from destruction.

Bradley Beckett

Bradley Beckett’s graphic design project depicts a voyage of self-healing and self-discovery during a period of uncertainty and mental health issues.

Grace Anderson

“Humans are widely regarded as human because they are controlled by their emotions.” Grace Anderson ask questions about machine intellect.

Annie Matthews-Bruce

Playful Apparel is a genderless children’s wear collection created by Annie Matthews-Bruce. The clothing was inspired by toys and play.

Charlotte Hickman

Hickman’s cushions, chair covers and blankets were influenced by collections of artefacts: prized possessions accumulated over time.

Lizzie Lovell

Lizzie Lovell is driven by the desire to deliver compelling responses to the landscape, especially those surrounding the artist’s hometown.

Ellie Thomas

Ellie Thomas’ Remote series captures images of young dancers who have been forced to train within their homes due to lockdown.

Muriel Lagoutte

Boys by Mu is a visual response by photographer Muriel Lagoutte to conversations about masculinity. See more here.

Hao Fu

Hao Fu uses photography to explore their hometown of Harbin in China. “The city has transformed into a lonely, ordinary, abandoned space.”