Episode 4, ‘Talk, Make, Play’ is the second part of the podcasts focussing on the Mixed Media department at Glasgow School of Art. This part discusses the work made by the students of the department, the opportunities for students leaving art school in the late 1970s-early 1980s and what eventually happened to Mixed Media.
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It features in order of appearance:
Mhairi Corr studied at GSA from 1977 specialised first in Product Design, then also moved to Mixed Media and spent her final year in Sculpture after the department closed.
Brian Kelly studied at GSA from 1976 and specialised first in Printmaking then moved to Mixed Media. He started to teach at the School from 1985 and currently teaches 4th year Sculpture and Environmental Art.
Roger Hoare worked at GSA for 8 years from 1973. He started as an assistant in the painting department and set up Mixed Media in 1977.
Ronnie Forbes worked for 4 years at GSA from 1978. He taught in the Printmaking, Drawing and Painting and Mixed Media department during this time.
Carol Campbell was married to Steven Campbell who was in the Mixed Media department from 1979/80-1981.
Jayne Taylor studied at GSA from 1978 and specialised in Printmaking.