Talent-spotters: Glasgow School of Art

In another of our regional talent-spotter blog posts, we take a look at work from the Glasgow School of Art’s Visual Communication degree show, which includes a Hollywood starlet card game, some holiday postcard inspired images, and some wry comment on art school trends…

In another of our regional talent-spotter blog posts, we take a look at work from the Glasgow School of Art’s Visual Communication degree show, which includes a Hollywood starlet card game, holiday-postcard inspired images, and some wry comment on art school trends. With thanks to our Glasgow reporter Claire Biddles.

A card game featuring Hollywood starlets; a fictional holiday resort called ‘Desert Shores’: Kate Costigan loves faded glamour and her delicately hand-drawn illustrations bring a sense of pathos to her candy-coloured visions.
katecostigan.com

Izzy Kertland’s bespoke lunchboxes based on a favourite childhood meal, holiday destination or even movie scene (burger and shake from Pulp Fiction?) are charming and whimsical, without feeling twee.
cargocollective.com/izzykertland

‘A comment on art school trends’, Malcolm Murdoch takes a well-known logo seen all over bags in the art school and alters it slightly to suit his wry take on ‘alternative’ fashion tribes.
malcolmmurdoch.net

A lesson in graphic design techniques taught as through a pop video. In a delightful visual display of overprinting, each of Sibbet’s leaps, jumps and hula-hoops are held on-screen until she’s multiplied twenty times. A fun show-and-tell pastiche.
sallysibbet.com

The look of Gabriella DiTano’s holiday-postcard tropical, 90s throwback promotional posters defines Glasgow’s DIY art and club scene at the moment; her work can be seen advertising exhibitions, club nights and craft fairs all over the city, but its distinctive text shapes and colours are impressive in a whole new way seen en masse at the degree show.
gabriellamarcella.com

Keep your eyes on the CR blog for more posts about degree show work from around the country.

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