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  1. 28, April, 2016 Aberdeen window displays to highlight issue of fashion waste

    Time is Precious recycling project

    Eye catching window displays have been unveiled in charity shops around Aberdeen after fashion students turned recycled items into statement pieces.  

  2. 26, April, 2016 Look Again Festival brings host of exhibitions to RGU campus

    Look Again architecture model Denburn

    The RGU campus will become one of the centre points for a visual art and design festival which launches in Aberdeen next week.  

  3. 12, April, 2016 American artist to anchor bus tour of alternative Aberdeen at city arts festival

    Doug Fishbone

    Stand-up conceptual artist Doug Fishbone is coming to the Granite City to front an alternative guided tour during the Look Again visual art and design festival taking place later this month.  

  4. 08, April, 2016 Students cook up Fit Dish idea as part of CityLab project

    CityLab 2016 L-R Bogdan, Robyn and Jordan

    The pilot CityLab initiative saw students from RGU and the University of Aberdeen team up with Aberdeen City Council to look at city-wide challenges and develop innovative, tangible solutions around them.  

  5. 04, April, 2016 Aberdeen art project empowers diverse group of residents

    L-R Alasdair Elder, Caroline McKenna and Caitlyn Main

    The project, led by the Bethany Christian Trust in partnership with Peacocks and Gray’s School of Art, has seen arts co-ordinator Caitlyn Main run a series of drawing and screen printing workshops, with 15 participants engaging in the sessions.  

  6. 28, March, 2016 Students’ fashion designs hit catwalk at shopping centre

    Bon Accord fashion shows 2016

    Shoppers at Aberdeen’s Bon Accord & St Nicholas Centres got the chance to feast their eyes on the newest fashions created by students at Gray’s School of Art as part of a series of pop up fashion shows this weekend.  

  7. 22, March, 2016 Contemporary art residency at Gray’s culminates in new exhibition

    CAP 2016 exhibition

    Portraits which redefine their subject and work which aims to preserve and celebrate otherwise forgotten monuments of war will go on display at Gray’s School of Art this week, as part of a show by five young artists.  

  8. 18, March, 2016 Brutalist Playground exhibition set for Aberdeen showcase

    Brutalist Playgrounds Look Again 2016 Credit: RIBA

    Recent winners of the Turner Prize Assemble, with artist Simon Terrill, will headline this year's Look Again Visual Art & Design Festival, spearheaded by RGU and Aberdeen-based art agency SMART.  

  9. 11, March, 2016 From recycling bin to haute couture: Gray’s fashion project to raise awareness of sustainability

    L-R Kerrie Davidson and Tamsin Russell

    Fashion and Textiles students at Gray’s School of Art are getting their teeth into a unique project brief – creating statement pieces entirely from recycled materials  

  10. 09, March, 2016 Gray’s artist to explore surveillance society in Dundee show

    Caitlin Dick

    Caitlin Dick, a third year Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) student, will stage ‘Citizen’ on March 18 and 19 at Tin Roof, a studio space, gallery and workshop in Dundee.  

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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. 31, August, 2016 Gray's School of Art Masters Degree Show

    Gray's Masters Degree Show 2016

    An exhibition of work by seven current Masters students at Gray’s School of Art, spanning both design and fine art disciplines.  

  2. 31, August, 2016 Open Day August 2016

    Sir Ian Wood Building with RGU sign

    Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.  

  3. 29, October, 2016 Open Day October 2016

    Sir Ian Wood Building with RGU sign

    Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.  

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