Dr. Amila Ramović received the Honorary Fellow of the Plymouth College of Art Title
The prestigious title Honorary Fellow of the Plymouth College of Art, traditionally awarded for contributing to the development of contemporary art and education in the arts, was awarded in 2019 to Assistant Professor at the Academy of Music and Academy of Performing Arts, University of Sarajevo, Dr. Amila Ramović.
According to the laudation of the Dean of Plymouth College of Art, Prof. Andrew Breweton, “Recognition is the most significant form of public recognition that Plymouth College of Art can offer for excellence in contemporary art practice or for work that through creative practice has had a transformative impact on community life, and especially youth life.”
This is the seventh year in which Plymouth College of Art gives this award, following its founding in 2013 when it was awarded to Albert Irvin, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts, an eminent British abstract painter. Previous winners include: sculptor Richard Deacon, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts; fashion designer Katie Greenyer, cultural producer Peter Jenkinson, French artist Antoine Leperlier, music producer and curator Tobiasz Gorniak, Sir John and Lady Frances Sorrell running the Sorrell Foundation, and Sir Nicholas Serota, former director of the Tate Museum and now chair of the Arts Council of England .
This recognition conferred to Amila Ramović comes after two decades of working in international production and education in the field of contemporary art.
Photos: Pip Raud, Plymouth College of Art