AboutThe Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth has commissioned two artists, Joe Ross and Jo Hummel-Newell, to work with six FE and sixth form colleges (Highbury, South Downs, St Vincent, Portsmouth, Fareham and Havant) for the Creative Campus New Creatives 2011 Project culminating in the exhibition of students creative works.
This year's theme is 'Legacy' and creative works will be from a variety of creative disciplines, for example, visual art, music and sound, design, 3D sculpture, media and film, performing arts and artists' sketch books. To follow progress of the project http://www.newcreatives2010.blogspot.com/
UOP Creative Campus Project Visual Libraries is collaborating with New Creatives 2011. It is a visual project that examines the creative use of sketchbooks in public libraries and educational institutions. Level 3 Fine Art student and Workshop Facilitator, Nick Forbes worked with students from the colleges, to create artists books for this exhibition and to progress the Visual Libraries project into the local educational community. For more information and to read about Nick's recent experiences see http://www.visuallibraries.com/vl/