Creating /Collecting /Collaborating
Welcome to the University of Salford Art Collection – an ambitious and growing collection of over 800 modern and contemporary artworks, founded c1968. We commission new work, support artist development, and host a range of exhibitions and events with a wide range of internal & external partners. Read more about our collection, programme, campus gallery, and latest news here!
With applications for the 22/23 Graduate Scholarship Programme now open, this month we spoke with current graduate scholar Jeffrey Knopf. As part of his bespoke scholarship, Knopf was awarded a studio space at Paradise Works here in Salford, we check in with him at his studio, for our ongoing ‘In the Studio’ feature.
Our outgoing Digital Content and Engagement Officer, Alistair Small, offers some reflections on the collection’s digitisation project.
The Graduate Scholarship Programme, now in its eighth year, is open for applications for the 2022 cohort.
Deadline: 9.00am Monday 23rd May 2022.
A guest post from Alexandra Mitchell – Archivist at The University of Salford – who reveals the unique collection of archival material in the University’s Brass Band Archive – one of the inspirations behind the artwork The Storm Cone.
We are delighted to announce a new co-commissioned exhibition by Salford based artist Rachel Goodyear, in partnership with Grundy Art Gallery
Theirs, Yours, Ours brings together the work of four University of Salford Alumni who explore queer and non-binary perspectives through print, photography, painting, and installation. 30 Mar – 30 Sept, New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery.