Showcasing the best emerging creatives from UAL, Xhibit is your chance to get your work noticed by an expert panel of creative industry professionals.

Open to all current students, you can be at any level and studying in any discipline to apply. There are no themes or constraints.

If your work is selected for inclusion, you’ll attend a professional development programme and receive bespoke advice from industry experts.

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Deadline: Midnight Wednesday 29th of January

Xhibit 2020 selectional panel

We are pleased to announce our first Xhibit 2020 selection judges:

Olivia Ahmad is a curator and writer specialising in graphic arts and design. Since 2014 she has been Curator at House of Illustration where she commissions contemporary illustration for installation and curates exhibitions on historic graphics. Her recent exhibitions include Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics, Corita Kent: Power Up and Enid Marx: Print, Pattern and Popular Art. Olivia is editor of Varoom, the UK’s leading illustration magazine, and the author of 100 Figures: The Unseen Art of Quentin Blake (Tate, 2018). 

Read our interview with Olivia here

Find out more about Olivia on her Instagram account

Eleanor Louise West is an interdisciplinary artist who uses a range of mediums to make work to empower the queer community. Queer experience is key to her practice, with themes of coming out, queer domesticity and lesbian history running throughout her work. Graduating from BA Fine Art: Photography at Camberwell College of Arts in 2019, she now works at Arts Students’ Union as their elected Activities Officer and campaigns on behalf of LGBTQIA+ Students and Disabled Students’ as well as championing creative activities, sports and societies.

Read our interview with Eleanor here

Find out more about Eleanor's practice on her Instagram account

Hosting venue to be announced shortly.

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Any questions, please contact Sophie Risner Arts Programmer.

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