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What is Art in the Library?

Fundi Shomali's screenprint of guitaristFundi Shomali (screenprint)

The purpose of the Art in the Library scheme is to make the Sheppard Library at the Hendon campus more exciting and inspiring by bringing students' creative work into the space. We borrow work from art and design graduates for a year or more to display around the library. This makes the walls more interesting and give artists an opportunity to show their talents in a busy area where there is a high footfall of visitors.

The art works are usually chosen from the final art and design shows which take place in the Grove and around the campus at Hendon, and previously at the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane and other venues.

The project began in 2013 and has continued to flourish, also extending to other Library and Student Support areas on the campus such Sunny Hill House where the Wellbeing Services are based.

This guide gives further information about the artists and their work with contact details if you would like to know more.

Follow Your h-ART Podcasts!

Hear some of the Art in the Library artists talk about their work with our exciting new series of podcasts, Follow Your h-ART. Also featuring sound compositions from Middlesex University music graduates.

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Megan Wright

Photograph of farmer with lamb by Megan Wright

Megan Wright has kindly lent us one of her distinctive Farmwork photographs from a series she produced for her graduate show. To find out more about Megan's work, click here.

Elfride Delavega


Photograph by Elfride Delavaga

Photographer Elfride Delavega who graduated in 2017, has loaned three of her Black Gold prints to the Art in the Library scheme.

Anna Pereira Finn

Detail of film poster by Anna Pereira Finn

Click on the link for information about Anna Pereira Finn's animation work.

Lotten Sheppard

Poster detail by Lotten Sheppard

Lotten's three striking festival posters can be seen in the First Floor Wing of the Sheppard Library. Click here for further information.

Dean Jarvis

Painting by Dean Jarvis

Find out more about 2016 Fine Art graduate Dean Jarvis.

Catherine Deeley

Detail of artwork by Catherine Deeley

Crazy, Unexpected Yet Wonderful is an embroidered work by Catherine Deeley, a Fine Art graduate who finished at Middlesex University in 2015.