State of the Art 2020
11, January 2020 - 31, January 2020

Exhibition, talks & workshops by 2nd Year DMU Fine Art students

On show in Lightbox and other exhibition spaces at LCB Depot, with events each Friday in January and at Easy Saturday family day on 11th January:

Sky Pink


Works include largescale photographs that challenge heteronormativity, sculpted breasts that balance precariously, imaginative and mythological paintings as well as portraiture and finely detailed etchings. There’s also the opportunity to purchase original art works.

Josh Rees – Head of DMU photography society said “Its great to see such quality work coming from such a diverse group of people. There is some genuine up and coming young talent here.”


Launch Night Friday 10 January 6-10pm - all welcome!


Picasso Face

'Picasso For Kids' family-friendly workshop at Easy Saturday on 11 January 12-4pm.


Artists talk Friday 17 January, 6-9pm - hear the artists share their inspiration, concepts and process


VR workshop

‘Create Your Own Reality!’ – a virtual reality workshop
Friday 24 January 6-8pm

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discover the magic of painting in 3D in a
2 hour virtual reality workshop using 3D painting software.

Artist Martin Cibik’s work involves digital media and virtual reality. His love of dreams and different states of consciousness led him to explore the multiple realms of virtual reality.

Workshop fee is £5 per person

email to book your place

Only 6 places available. Participants need to be over 12 years old.

ALSO on Friday 24 January : Martin will give a free talk about his work 5.00 - 5.30pm


Closing party and live painting at LastFriday street food night 31 January 5-10pm

Pink Sofa, Green Wall

Live painting in response to the exhibition by students Holly and Laura (below)

Holly paints different versions of reality, combining graphic qualities with more traditional painting technique.

Laura paints large scale figural works with an emphasis on portraiture, in bold colours, reflecting on what we see in the news.

Holly and Laura from State of the Art

Find SOTA on Insta at @stateoftheart2020

An LCB Depot/De Montfort University presentation
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