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  1. 30, June, 2014 RGU graduate recognised for innovative use of new media

    Dr Goto-Collins at her Plein Air easel

    An RGU PhD graduate has been recognised at an international level for her innovative approach to the use of new media within her thesis.  

  2. 27, June, 2014 Peterhead artist confronts issues of mortality with final year show

    Ericka Smith

    A Peterhead art student has produced a collection of work heavily influenced by religion and cultures that celebrates the life of the dead.  

  3. 27, June, 2014 Textile student’s scarf range inspired by Scottish landscape

    Stephanie Cunningham Degree Show 2014

    A Stirling textiles student has drawn inspiration from the Scottish landscape to produce her final year collection.  

  4. 27, June, 2014 Art student’s ‘memory wall’ inspired by Alzheimer’s

    Sophie Breustedt Degree Show 2014

    A specially created wall filled with people’s memories of loved ones has been created by a student at Gray's School of Art.  

  5. 27, June, 2014 Easy lift chair inspired by UK’s ageing population

    Sean McWilliam Degree Show 2014

    A Huntly design student has developed an innovative product to make it easier for elderly people to get out of a chair.  

  6. 27, June, 2014 Design student develops Rapidly Printed Guitars

    Michael Smith Degree Show 2014

    An Invergordon design student has used his final year project to investigate whether it is possible to print a guitar.  

  7. 27, June, 2014 Gray's School of Art Degree Show 2014 roundup - Open Your Eyes

    Caterina Bianchini

    The Gray's School of Art Degree Show is well underway but there is still time to see the offerings of graduating students before the doors close on Saturday, June 28.  

  8. 26, June, 2014 Art student inspired by differences between painting and photography

    Jonathon Whitson Degree Show 2014

    A Forres art student has been inspired by the differences between painting and photography to produce his final year collection.  

  9. 26, June, 2014 Highland landscape makes big impression on printmaking student

    Gillian Ness 2014 Degree Show

    A Fort William art student has taken inspiration from the landscape where she grew up to produce a series of work for her final year show.  

  10. 26, June, 2014 Student shakes up traditional approach to handmade objects

    Ewan Gray 2014

    An Orcadian design student at Gray’s School of Art has shaken up the production of traditional Scottish objects as part of his final year project.  

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  1. Award-winning talent showcased at Gray’s Degree Show

    caig shepherd

    Mature student runner up in annual competition highlighting the cream of Scotland’s emerging fine artists

    Craig Shepherd Painting 2011 BA (Hons)

“I highly recommend the Sculpture course. Not only do you gain experience within the art world, you are also guided and supported in finding a work practice that is right for you. The tutors are supportive but allow you to make your own decisions and take your own path.”

Stephanie Horne Sculpture 2011 BA (Hons)

Events

  1. 29, April, 2015 Visit Afternoon

    Riverside Event Teaser

    Your chance in April 2015 to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University.  

  2. 29, April, 2015 North East Business Week Undergraduate Placement Fair

    Riverside East

    Come along to this event which forms part of North East Business Week.  

  3. 14, May, 2015 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2014

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening.  

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