Founded by Kit Hammonds and Angela Robinson in 1997, Xhibit showcases the best emerging creatives from UAL. Xhibit is open to all current students and is selected by an expert panel of creative industry professionals. There are no themes or constraints, and students studying at any level in any discipline can enter.

The resulting exhibition reflects the diverse range of creativity at UAL and offers those involved a unique chance for collaboration, exhibition and development - championing their work to a wider audience.

Those selected for Xhibit receive

  • A space in annual Xhibit exhibition
  • A year’s membership to the V&A
  • A supporting professional development programme 

Exhbition information 

Xhibit Further Information PDF

For further information or questions regarding Xhibit - please contact Sophie Risner, Events and Exhibitions Coordinator Arts SU on

Xhibit 2018 artists

Annie-Marie Akussah | Carlos Alba | Rita Ataide Novais | Tabitha Beresford-Webb | Johanna Blaha | Anke Buchmann | Thomas Cardew | Rafael Morales Cendejas | Rayvenn Shaleigha D’Clark | Sophie Colfer | Yuqi Deng | Lara Geary | Penny Hartley | Eva He | Miles Johnson | Jo Lane | Vera Lee | Ciara McNeill | Orelie Pascale | Chris Makin | Rosie McGinn | Catherine Miller | Mayli Mountford | Katarina Rankovic | Anatoly Shabalin | Carlos Sebastia | Gwenllian Spink | Roisin Sullivan | Kris Tralewski | Klara Vith | Haocheng Wu

Xhibit 2018 judging panel

Mike von Joel – Editor in Chief, STATE/f22 Art publisher with 30 years’ experience and Director of Art Bermondsey Project Space. More

Leah Kahn – Activities Sabbatical Officer 6 years’ experience working at UAL supporting and expanding an ambitious creative offer for 20,000 students across 6 colleges. More

Amal Khalaf – Curator and Writer, Amal is the Project Curator for the Serpentine, spear-heading their Edgeware Road off-site project Centre for Possible Studies as well as being the Co-director for Global Art Forum 10 and founding member of art collective GCC. More

Patrick Laing – Product designer, working in a breadth of fields from Industrial Product, Spatial, Homeware, Jewellery to VR Game Design. Most recently including a powered anti Pollution Mask and Trophy design for a new International Film Festival. Project work is both commissioned for the likes of ​Adidas and Nike​ and self generated with his Plume bicycle mudguard having sold over 20,000 units since 2015. More

Frances Morris – Curator and Director of Tate Modern, Frances is Tate’s first female Director and has previously worked at the Arnolfini in Bristol. More

Nadia-Anne Ricketts – Previously a professional dancer and Central Saint Martins alumni Nadia-Anne is the founder and creator of Beatwoven – an innovative concept which transforms any song or prayer into a bespoke art piece. More

Important Dates

19th April - 12th May


Bermondsey Project Space
183-185 Bermondsey Street
London SE1 3UW

Xhibit Professional Development Day Resources

Selected Xhibit artists get to attend a Professional Development Day which covers a host of practice based and industry level development sessions.

For 2018 we have opened this up to all UAL students to attend so that they may also gain a valuable insight into these key and crucial areas.

The 2018 Professional Development Day took place on Wednesday March 7th and was hosted in Lecture Theatre G.05 LCF High Holborn.

You can find the schedule and accompany power point and / or handout below.

Xhibit 2018 Professional Development Day schedule

12:30 - 1:30pm: Pricing and Selling Your Work with MiAL Artists Alex Devereux and Lili Price

Alex Devereux handout

Lili Price power point

1:30 - 2:00pm: Lunch break (lunch not provided)

2:00 - 3:00pm: Organising an Exhibition with Lily Waite

Lily Waite power point

3:00 - 4:00pm: Do It Yourself with Dave Charlesworth

Dave Charlesworth power point

4:00 - 5:00pm: Art Handling with Antony Parkes.

Antony Parkes handout

Previous years


Xhibit 2018 Sponsors