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  1. 07, March, 2014 Made in Aberdeen: Amber aims to bring art to the fore in Granite City

    The Gray’s School of Art graduate won the 2013 Arts and Business Scotland Emerging Talent Award.  

  2. 07, March, 2014 Youngsters get creative as part of Aberdeen Youth Games comp

    Pupils saw their designs come to life at RGU last week as part of a competition to create a baton for the inaugural Aberdeen Youth Games.  

  3. 21, February, 2014 Major art prizes for Gray’s graduates

    Three graduates from Gray’s School of Art have come up trumps at a national exhibition, picking up a range of prizes totalling £6,000.  

  4. 20, February, 2014 Edinburgh exhibition for Gray’s School of Art Painters

    Final year Painting students at Gray's School of Art will showcase their work at an interim exhibition in Edinburgh this week.  

  5. 14, February, 2014 Gray’s graduates set for New Contemporaries exhibition

    Work created by nine graduates of Gray’s School of Art will be featured in a prestigious exhibition this week.  

  6. 13, February, 2014 Snapshot of final year design projects go on show at Gray’s

    Work of final year Communication Design, Fashion and Textiles and 3D Design students goes on display.  

  7. 11, February, 2014 RGU professor paints a creative picture for economic growth

    Professor Paul Harris

    Professorial lecture delivered by the Head of Gray's School of Art looks towards the creative industries as an economic driver.  

  8. 10, February, 2014 Design student contributes to WW1 centenary exhibition

    Callum Prockter (20) has contributed to the graphic design element of a centenary exhibition at the Gordon Highlanders Museum.  

  9. 07, February, 2014 New exhibition puts human behaviour under the spotlight

    Ade Adesina’s ‘Heal the World’ exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, February 8, in Aberdeen Business School.  

  10. 05, February, 2014 Gray’s painting lecturer awarded major arts fellowship

    Andrew Cranston

    Andrew Cranston has been awarded a £10,000 Fellowship by the Arts Foundation in the Painting category.  

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

    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)


  1. 01, July, 2014 Enter the Dragon

    Collections - Enter the Dragon

    Exhibition featuring the work of professional artist and former Gray's School of Art tutor Ian Howard is now on display in the Faculty of Health and Social Care building.  

  2. 30, July, 2014 Visit Afternoon

    Your chance in July 2014 to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University.  

  3. 27, August, 2014 Visit Afternoon

    Your chance in August 2014 to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University.  

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