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  1. 04, March, 2015 Student designs make book cover competition shortlist

    Becky Catterson Kelpies design competition 2015

    Three students at Gray’s School of Art have been shortlisted in a Scottish book cover design competition.  

  2. 03, March, 2015 Edinburgh exhibition for Gray’s Painters

    Gray's Painting pre-degree show 2015

    Final year painting students from Gray’s School of Art will host an interim exhibition of their work in Edinburgh this month.  

  3. 02, March, 2015 Aberdonians to become tourists in their own city as part of new visual arts festival

    Look Again Festival 2015

    Locals will turn tourist in their own city when a groundbreaking festival launches in Aberdeen this April.  

  4. 23, February, 2015 Gray’s students stage exhibition in Macedonia

    Macedonia trip David Rae painting

    Gray’s School of Art students have created and staged a special exhibition during a trip to the Macedonian capital of Skopje – in just a week.  

  5. 18, February, 2015 RGU artists to take part in second SPECTRA festival

    SPECTRA Festival 2015 Callum Kellie 2

    Two artists from Gray’s School of Art will be helping the Granite City come alive with light as part of the second SPECTRA Festival.  

  6. 16, February, 2015 Gray’s graduate in residence unveils first solo show

    Mike Hughes Painting Graduate in Residence 2015

    Mike Hughes (27) will unveil his show entitled ‘In The Future’ on February 16.  

  7. 06, February, 2015 Exhibitions give preview of art students’ final year work

    Interim design exhibition 2015

    Final year students at Gray’s School of Art are preparing to showcase their work at two upcoming exhibitions next week.  

  8. 05, February, 2015 Gray's students selected for Scotland + Venice Learning Programme

    Scotland + Venice: Jenni, Craig and Skaiste

    A trio of Gray’s School of Art students have been selected for a prestigious learning programme in Venice.  

  9. 04, February, 2015 Indian residency project looks to bring out of this world ideas to earth

    CAAS Khoj residency

    A design expert in extreme environments at Gray’s School of Art has been invited to undertake a residency in India to explore the way people interact with their habitat.  

  10. 29, January, 2015 Design students team up with local bands for evening of music and images

    Xanthe Bodington and Lewis Copland 'Snowflake' 2

    Communication Design students have created seven short films in response to songs by up and coming north-east performers.  

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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)


  1. 04, September, 2015 C3: Collaborative Contextual Conversations Exhibition|Events|September 2015|Robert Gordon University (RGU) Aberdeen, Scotland

    Gray's Masters students 2015

    ‘C3: Collaborative Contextualised Conversations’ will showcase the work of current Masters students at Gray's School of Art.  

  2. 12, September, 2015 Orientation Events for New International Students September 2015

    International Students 150

    A Meet and Greet Service for new students is available at Aberdeen Airport.  

  3. 03, October, 2015 Saturday Open Day 2015

    Crowd of students

    Your chance to find out about the courses and facilities on offer at RGU.  

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