This is what I've done.
I respectfully decline to confirm (or deny) anything else I may (or may not) have done in the past,
on the grounds that it may incriminate me.
I gained the lowest grade of my year at both art college & degree (coincidentally, being only "non-white" student on either course) and did not apply for a masters as planned.
I have since exhibted in Manchester, Liverpool, London & New York and have work on permanent display in (The Equalities Division of) Birmingham Town Hall.
I grew increasingly disillusioned with the repetative, culturally bias, intellectual superiority complex, (that deemed me incapable of authentic artistic/spiritual sophistication &/or expression) which I found so prevelant.
I subsequently ceased seeking the percieved prestege and approval of evidently misguided opinions.