Lottie has been granted a place at Newbucks Univerity on the BA Hons Textiles and Surface Design course, starting Autumn 2013.
Oscar Romp is still moving between England and Vienna, Austria, his daughter often accompanying.
Oscar continues with his work in and of Club Dance Culture. Going on from his show earlier in the year at Blackhall Studios, London, he has been leading workshops in drawing related to dance, notably at the University of Birmingham.
Pauline Farrington is continuing to work in clay. The image is of the first phase of 'Another Lovely Day', a piece inspired by everyday occurrences at our home in Bognor Regis.
It has developed into several, free-standing sections. She hopes they will all now fit into the kiln.
Howard Romp has been working on two main themes lately:
SLEEPING BY THE TELEVISION. The TV becomes an equivalent to the home fire, where we sat letting the flickering flames warm our imaginations. We are comfortable lying in front of it; we are lulled into sleep, no matter what strong, heart-rending horrors it flickers past us. It has become the food for our subconscious. Might it be poisoning our desire?
OBJECTS AND ME. Investigating his relationship with the used or collected objects which have accumulated in his physical, emotional and intellectual life. He is attempting to represent this with a combination of drawing, photographing and making plaster casts of these objects.