‘Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future’: Fine Art’s Gravity series in collaboration with SIA and Site Gallery Sheffield – Discussion on Thursday 06 December

Site Gallery Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future

On the cusp of Site Gallery’s 40th year this event in collaboration with Sheffield Institute of Arts and Fine Art Gravity lecture series looks back at the archive of curatorial history (particularly in relation to technology) – to the ghosts of exhibitions that haunt us – to see how this process impacts on contemporary curating. Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts […]

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Graphic Design and the Research Excellence Framework – One day symposium at Sheffield Institute of Arts – 17 October 2018

Banner image for Graphic Design and REF CHEAD event

Graphic Design and the Research Excellence Framework One-Day Symposium Sheffield Institute of Arts Sheffield Hallam University 17 October 2018, 12.30PM – 5.30PM Tickets are free and available here , but you/your institution must be members of CHEAD or the Graphic Design Educators’ Network. If you have any questions,  please contact James Corazzo. Speakers: Paul Bailey – London College of Communication […]

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175 Years of an Art School – Heritage Open Days this week features tours of the Head Post Office, an exhibition, screenings and more

Composite image (both from Sheffield Institute of Arts)

This Friday and Saturday there are many events taking place in Sheffield as part of this year’s Heritage Open Day programme, and the Sheffield Institute of Arts at the Head Post Office will be hosting several including an exhibition of work by C3RI PhD Candidate Caroline Claisse, screenings of Professor Esther Johnson‘s curated programme Without Brutality, guided walking tours showing Where Bombs Fell and behind-the-scenes […]

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‘BRINK’ – Exhibition showcasing recent graduates within Sheffield’s visual arts community opens at SIA

Banner for BRINK - exhibition at the SIA/Yorkshire Artspace in July-August 2018

The Fine Art Bridge Scheme (FABS) supports early career artists to nurture new talent in Sheffield. FABS is a mentoring and residency scheme specifically aimed at supporting recent graduates, allowing them to work closely with local arts organisations to build their experience and confidence within Sheffield’s visual arts community. This exhibition showcases the work of the 2017-18 FABS artists: Alex Mooney and […]

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‘Utter Rubbish’ – Exhibition at Sheffield Institute of Arts explores our complex relationship with discarded materials – Open from 21 April 2018

Flyer image for 'Utter Rubbish' exhibition at SIA. By Joanne Lee, Joanna Rucklidge and Frazer Hudson.

Wednesday 30 April 2018 – Update  Joanne Lee was featured on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards Show (presented on this occasion by Becky Measures) at 1100 on Friday 27 April 2018. Joanne spoke about the exhibition and about litter more broadly. Other topics for the panellists were litter picking, mental health, and Keeping Britain Tidy. Listen to the show here. Utter […]

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Claire Lockwood speaks to The Star after SHU unveils plans for artworks at Sheffield’s Head Post Office, home of Sheffield Institute of Arts

Composite image of image from 'The Star' showing potential new SIA artworks at HPO, with picture of HPO

SHU has revealed plans for three new public art installations in the Sheffield Institute of Arts Head Post Office building, to celebrate Sheffield’s creativity and the history of creative teaching at the SIA. Claire Lockwood, Head of the Department of Art & Design at Sheffield Hallam, has spoken to The Star as the University reveals plans for three artworks to […]

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Artist’s lecture with Hu Leping at SIA exhibition closing night – Wednesday 31 May 2017

Image by Hu Leping - artwork of decorated vase and flowers

At the closing evening of an exhibition of the works of celebrated Chinese painter and calligrapher Hu Leping at the Sheffield Institute of Arts, Hu will be giving an artist’s lecture. Born in Beijing in 1955, Hu studied under celebrated artist Mr Wangren. Working in the tradition of Chinese painting, Hu has gained critical acclaim throughout China – his work […]

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Hu Leping – Chinese Arts and Calligraphy exhibition opens at SIA on 24 May 2017

Image by Hu Leping - artwork of decorated vase and flowers

An exhibition of the works of celebrated Chinese painter and calligrapher Hu Leping opens Wednesday 24 May at the Sheffield Institute of Arts, featuring a live painting during the opening event, which will be auctioned with proceeds donated to St. Luke’s Hospice. At the closing evening, Hu will be giving an artist’s lecture. Born in Beijing in 1955, Hu studied […]

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