Arts, Crafts and Photography News


Olchfa pupils enjoy art and design tasters

Pupils from Olchfa Comprehensive School attended a recent art and design taster day at the Llwyn y Bryn campus.

During the session, they were able to explore creative thought processes and discover how traditional design can be turned into commercial outcomes after being transferred onto t-shirts.


Students experience a flavour of the textile world

A group of Art and Design students from Llwyn y Bryn were fortunate enough to recently visit the Melin Tregwynt woollen mill in a remote part of the Pembrokeshire coast. This visit was organised by Gower College Swansea's Bilingual Champion Anna Davies and Enterprise Officer Lucy Turtle.


New student photographers appointed

Gower College Swansea has appointed two brand new student photographers to help capture the many activities and events that take place throughout the academic year.


Botanical garden inspire students and staff

Art and Design students at the Llwyn y Bryn campus recently visited the National Botanic Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire to gather research and inspiration for their induction and first assignment based on ‘Natural Form’.


'Collider' exhibition 7 - 29 August

‘Collider’ is an exhibition following Gower College Swansea’s successful Artists in Residence programme 2015.

On show is the work of the selected artists who participated in this year’s Artists in Residency programme – Jason & Becky and Gareth Southwell.


Laura changes her life through learning

A 21-year-old from Swansea who says learning 'saved her life' has won a major award.

Gower College Swansea student Laura John, from Townhill, was presented with the Young Adult Learner Award at the recent Inspire! Awards, as part of Adult Learners’ Week 2015.


Lifelong Learning in the Arts exhibition - 16 to 26 June.

Come along and see the work of our talented art students.


Role model encourages students to aspire

Entrepreneur and business mentor George Savva recently returned to Gower College Swansea to deliver an inspirational career workshop to Level 1 Art and Design students - a visit organised by the college's Enterprise Officer Lucy Turtle via the Welsh Government’s Big Ideas Role Model programme.


National success for art students

Gower College Swansea students have performed exceptionally well in various art, design and technology competitions at the National Urdd Eisteddfod.

Amy Spencer, Foundation Diploma Art and Design student, took First prize in the 'Fashion 19-25' category.

Bethan Dowding, also on the FD Art and Design course, took First prize in the 'Create an Artefact 19-25' category


Saturday Art School exhibition

Join us this Saturday for a private viewing of the work of local school pupils who took part in the recent Saturday Art Schools at our Llwyn y Bryn campus.


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