Students from Coleg Menai selected by University of the Arts London to exhibit their work at Origins Creatives in London this month.

Three Coleg Menai UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design students have been selected to exhibit their Final Work in the Origins Creatives exhibition in London.

Three Coleg Menai UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design students have been selected to exhibit their Final Work in the Origins Creatives exhibition in London.

This is a yearly exhibition held by UAL (University of Arts London awarding body). It showcases the best of the students' work.

Megan George, 17 years old

Titled ‘3D miniature Fantasy Sculptures'

Concept / Material: It is a 3D miniature sculpture of a magic world made of wood, clay, and card.

Celin Roberts, 18 years old

Work Title: Femininity

Concept/Material: It is a large-scale embroidered dress exploring femininity

Grace Williams, 17 years old

Work Title: The Good and the Bad.

Concept/Material: It is a pair of large-scale oil paintings depicting the good and the bad in the world around us.

All three learners are studying UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design, and are very excited to be attending the opening event to see their work exhibited in London, amongst creative work from students all over the UK.

Origins Creatives is organised by UAL Awarding Body and provides art lovers, critics and industry professionals from the creative sector the chance to discover original creative talent from across the UK and celebrate students’ creativity and hard work.

Natalie Williams and Soo Rees-Jones, their course tutors said “We are extremely proud of all our learners achievements and very proud of Megan, Celin and Grace, this will be a great experience having their work showcased in London and to attend such a prestigious event. It is also a great opportunity to showcase the talent we have in Coleg Menai”

The free exhibition showcases work from some of the UK’s most talented students in FE institutions studying across the UAL subject areas of Art and Design, Fashion Business and Retail, Creative Media, Music Performance and Production and Performing Arts.

This year, Origins Creatives will be an in-person exhibition at The Truman Brewery in Shoreditch. The exhibition will open with an invite-only private view on 21 July at 6pm. It will be open to the public from the 22 – 24 July, alongside an online showcase.

The exhibition will showcase selected work created by students from Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 across all subject areas. You can expect to see a diverse range of painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, fashion and more. Within the exhibition, a Soundcloud music playlist and showreel of moving images composed of student work will be played.

Ross Anderson, Director, UAL Awarding Body said:

“The UAL Awarding Body Origins Creatives show is my favourite moment of the year, and I’m so pleased that we’re able to return to a physical space this summer. Origins provides our awarding body community with the opportunity to come together and celebrate the wonderful work and amazing achievements of all our students, and recognise the remarkable efforts of the tutors and teachers who have supported them. The world needs creativity, now more than ever, and our students are bursting with it!”

Exhibition opening times for the public:

Friday 22 July, 10.30 – 5pm

Saturday 23 July, 10.30am – 5pm

Sunday 24 July, 11am – 3pm


G4 + G5,

The Truman Brewery,

Ely’s Yard,


E1 6QP

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