Student of the Month

Student of The Month showcases the very best in student talent from all over the world. Are you a ridiculously good arts student with a web portfolio, ready to unleash your talent?

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    That’s right guys, we’re back! After a long summer break of lazing around in our underpants and getting part time work in our hometowns it’s back to university to get that creative whip cracking again. You guys are probably about three weeks in to the new academic year now so we thought we’d check in and see how you’ve been spending that time. It turned out you’d all been pretty busy creating some really rather impressive stuff that included some weird sculptures and some terrific photography. In the end though we had to pick three people to wear that crown of red plastic cups and here they are, our Students Of The Month!

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    June, you miserable swine, you’ve brought us nothing but grim, rainy mornings interspersed with the occasional suggestion of summery climes to follow. You’ve given with one hand and then taken away with both. You’ve left us bereft of hope and yearning for some kind of beachy holiday that will allow us to forget our miserable country and its pathetic excuse for a summer, if only just for a week. You better not be like June, July, or we’ll be pissed off.

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    Everyone hates emails don’t they? Trawling through giant inboxes full of rubbish from the nether regions of the internet, trying desperately to maintain an interest in what anyone has to say. Not us! We’ve just spent the morning sifting through over 120 submissions for May’s edition of Student Of The Month and we’re delighted to say that we’ve had a great time. In fact the only thing that’s getting us down is that we’ve had to whittle the selection down to only three. We wish we could’ve picked more.

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    Ahoy there students! We’ve got another announcement for you. You know how just there other day we launched our Represent-sponsored The Graduates 2013? In all the excitement you probably thought we’d forgotten about Student of The Month didn’t you? But we haven’t – not at all – and in the relentless fashion of one of our favourite monthly features it’s back for May 2013. As ever, the deadline is tight (you’ve got until next Tuesday, May 28) but we’ve got every faith in you, so get sending in your work!

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    Just as day follows night and night follows day, May must follow April in quick succession (it’s the law). But just before we say our fond farewells to the month of afternoon rain showers and blossoming trees, there’s just enough time to say hello (or bonjour, or ciao depending on your personal preference) to three new additions to the It’s Nice That Student Of The Month roster.

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    Ah April, hello there old friend. You’ve arrived in characteristic style bringing with you blue skies, warm afternoons and the waft of freshly-cut grass meandering its way through the air. What’s that? You haven’t? It’s still just bitter, icy rain and gale-force winds? Stuff you April, you’ve changed, and we don’t like the month you’ve become.

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    With hindsight it seems like an unusual choice to be showcasing our March Student of the Month feature at the start of April, but what the hell. The Oscars happen in February, meaning they miss out on ten whole months of 2013 films, but we don’t want to miss out on even ten whole days of glorious student-made goodness. So we held our horses and waited a little. And by god did it pay off as this month has been one of the strongest we’ve seen, with incredible entries coming thick and fast from all over the globe.

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    Oh hi there students, how’s things with you? We just wanted to check in to remind you that it’s March now, which means that pretty soon we’re going to be looking for our March students of the month – and when I say soon, what I really mean is right this minute! So if you’ve got some new work that you’re seriously proud of, or even some old work that you just want us to shout about for you then get sending it in, because we want to see it.

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    So here they are, our top three students of this month – meet photographerJoe Earley, product designer HyunYoung Park and illustrator Cynthia Kittler. Out of all the entries this month (and there were a lot!) we really felt that these three had submitted not just something original and very high quality, but also projects that seemed advanced for their tender years. Our relaunched Student of The Month competition is kindly supporetd by Laurence King and the three winners will receive a book each as well as our undying love and respect.

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    Things have been quiet on the Student of the Month front lately, but that’s not because we’ve forgotten about you guys out there in full-time education, it’s because we’ve been trying our darndest to think of the best way to put your work out there and give you the recognition you deserve. We figured there had to be a way to shout about all the talented students of the world even louder and more frequently than we currently do. So we’ve had a bit of a rethink and changed things up; meaning there’s a brand new format, but still the best student work, worldwide, being showcased on our site.

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    Here we have it, our brand spanking new Students of the Month! Hailing all the way from Vancouver, Knauf and Conrad are in their fourth year of studying at Emily Carr University and produced this rather beautiful Profile Chair last year. Of all our entries this month, Conrad and Knauf showed a rare knack for collaboration and a strong sense of the importance of the finished product. This subtle yet incredibly beautiful chair is a testament to how well they work together as a duo, which we will hear much more about below (along with some top tips on how to make your student work as lucrative as possible).

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    Gather round everyone! We have a new student of the month, and boy is she unique! Drawing inspiration from Frida Kahlo, and using imagery usually found in Renaissance murals or Monty Python opening credits, Daphne’s huge illustrations and animations depict whole new worlds of gods vs mortals tomfoolery. In time out of her rigorous RCA schedule, Daphne was kind enough to answer some questions for us about the inspiration and routine behind her fantastically unique illustration.

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    It’s safe to say James T Edmondson has a skill but more than that is a positive attitude towards his practice that really shows in the making. Lettering and type – hand-drawn and digitally rendered, research and contextual statements, multiple weights and infinite applications – are his artistic bent, the results of which are not what you would immediately marry up to his undergraduate status. But that he is, a senior studying graphic design at the California College of Arts in San Francisco and our Student of the Month.

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    Second year illustration student Edward Cheverton has a keen and developed style, one that pulls enthusiastically from his combined passion for comics and jazz. By merging his drawing with collage work, Edward is constantly trying new things. His working with subject matter that he truly loves results in a stand-out portfolio that actively engages with the nature of its experimental content – jazz.

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