Final Year Degree Show: Uncommon Ground

by Jane Pine in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 28th March 2017 we successfully raised £1,795 with 47 supporters in 42 days

We are BA(Hons) students in Painting, Drawing and Printmaking at Plymouth College of Art raising money for our final year degree show.

by Jane Pine in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

About Us

We are students in the third year of our Painting Drawing and Printmaking degree at Plymouth College of Art and are raising funds for our final year show in June. With your support we aim to raise sufficient funds to produce a professional exhibition catalogue showcasing our diversity as artists, celebrating three years hard work, providing us with a platform from which to launch ourselves into the professional art world.  

Our BA programme is one of only a few programmes in the UK to offer specialist technical and critical study in painting, drawing and printmaking. It is a dynamic programme aimed at students who are excited by the prospect of a rigorous materials based and process-driven education in art practice. Through the study of materials and techniques, it encourages the development of professional practice within the arts. Read more about us at and check out our video above to see who we are and visit our Facebook page.

Plymouth College of Art is playing an increasingly important part in showcasing Plymouth as a centre for art and culture, not only in the South West, but also nationally and internationally. The college is a Founding Associate of Tate Exchange, recently hosting a Pop-up School and Symposium and a drawing exchange with Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier and a print exchange with New York.

Our Show

Our degree show will be held at Plymouth College of Art in June 2017. It will showcase our transition from students to professional artists and will present a variety of work consisting of paintings, drawings, prints and installations.

It is free and open to the public as part of the college's Graduste Shows. The money raised from this crowdfunding project will produce a professional exhibition catalogue that will include a profile of each artist, with photographs of the work presented at the show.

Our show, supported by the catalogue, is an important first step into the wider South West artist community, where many of the students on the course will start their careers. The Graduate Shows attract local and national galleries and buyers, enabling the students to make contacts in the professional world of art, with a fantastic opportunity to network before stepping into their graduate career. 

Please note that this voluntary fundraising page has been set up to directly support student-led activities and as such is authored and managed independently by students, not for, or on behalf of Plymouth College of Art.


Your donation for this project will make a genuine contribution enabling the students on this degree to emerge as professional artists. As a reward for supporting us, we offer a range of limited edition reproduction prints, hand made cards and workshops. 

Reproduction prints of original paintings available in A4 or A3

Alexander Lee

Jo Tyler

Hannah Lewis

Vanessa Allen

Kerri O'shea

Jade Smith (JS55)

Jane Pine, Original Encaustic Painting, 30x30cm

Marie Taylor

Selection of handmade cards

'Portal' by Chrisopher J Small (below)

For a larger selection please view our Facebook  page and contact us with your request.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

3 of 2 claimed

£10 Reward

One years associate membership to Rhizome Artists' Collective. Benefits include: 'Talk About Art' sessions, discounted drawing sessions and exhibition opportunities.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

A thank you in our exhibition catalogue

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Pack of two handmade cards, designs may vary check out Facebook page for examples.

£20 or more

4 of 5 claimed

£20 Reward

2 hour encaustic workshop, materials included. This workshop covers basic techniques of applying wax paint to clay board to achieve smooth and textured surfaces.

£20 or more

£20 Reward

A4 Limited edition print (unmounted). See our Facebook page for a gallery of available images.

£25 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£25 Reward

2 hour mono print workshop, (no printing press necessary) materials included. This is a technique using oil paint and encaustic print transfer onto paper, suitable for all abilities.

£40 or more

£40 Reward

A4 Limited edition reproduction print, ( mounted and signed by the artist). See our Facebook page for a gallery of available images.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A3 Limited edition reproduction print,( mounted and signed by the artist). See our Facebook page for a gallery of available images.

£50 or more

1 of 6 claimed

£50 Reward

Half day encaustic workshop, materials included. Have you ever thought of learning the process of encaustic wax painting? Find out how to make your own wax medium, use a hot plate for different techniques and have a go yourself.

£100 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£100 Reward

Original Encaustic Painting by Jane Pine, Wax paint on Board, Unframed.

£125 or more

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£125 Reward

'Portal' A0 size photo print generously donated by Christopher J Small (gallery price normally £175, see his website for details)

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