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  1. 29, June, 2015 Ayr artist looks to childhood memories for inspiration

    Gemma Travers Degree Show 2015

    A young Ayr artist has given childhood memories an unsettling twist to create a series of atmospheric work.  

  2. 25, June, 2015 Fashion collection inspired by Aberdeen building sites

    Rachel Mack 2015 Degree Show

    Construction and fashion are two industries not usually associated with each another but one student at Gray’s School of Art has found inspiration for her final year collection on the building sites of Aberdeen.  

  3. 22, June, 2015 Product design student looks to break new ground in on-the-move hydration

    Andrew Davidson with his Go~Iso

    A design student at Gray’s School of Art has come up with an innovative new product which helps people to remain hydrated safely and effectively while on the move.  

  4. 18, June, 2015 Brechin art student challenges knitting norms with Degree Show work

    Ashleigh Christie Degree Show 2015

    A Brechin art student is hoping to create a new set of rules for knitting when she unveils her final year work this week.  

  5. 17, June, 2015 Memsie art student has stars in her eyes

    Rebecca O'Reilly 2015 Degree Show

    A Memsie art student, who is preparing to unveil a range of her work at the Gray’s School of Art Degree Show this week, found her inspiration for her final year project in the night sky.  

  6. 16, June, 2015 Fashion student creates perfect wedding dress for big day

    Karen Runthal with her degree show work being modelled by Aigita Kalnina

    Fashion and textiles student Karen Runthal has designed and made one of the most important pieces of clothing she will wear – her wedding dress.  

  7. 15, June, 2015 Art student explores growing up between two homelands in degree show work

    Didi Jellema Degree Show 2015

    Growing up between two homelands has inspired one East Lothian art student to try to capture the vast world that diasporas create.  

  8. 15, June, 2015 Highland landscape inspires Inverness art student

    Lucy Hanna Degree Show 2015

    A profound connection to the Highland landscapes of home has led one Inverness art student to create a series of work which will go on display in Aberdeen this month.  

  9. 11, June, 2015 Ross-Shire designer hopes to make waves at Degree Show

    Hannah Morrison 2015 Degree Show

    Hannah Morrison has been pushing the boundaries of kiln-forming glass techniques, while also creating a ceramic based collection which combines the placement of glass pools within them.  

  10. 10, June, 2015 Childhood memories of a divided country inspires Ballymena painting student

    Emily Hill 2015 Degree Show

    A Ballymena art student has used her childhood memories of growing up in the middle of a divided country to create a series of bold paintings that will go on display this month.  

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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. 10, February, 2016 Postgraduate Event: Gradireland Postgraduate Fair

    gradireland Postgraduate Fair

    Come and speak with RGU at the Gradireland Postgraduate Fair, Ireland's biggest careers fair.  

  2. 25, February, 2016 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 in February.  

  3. 27, April, 2016 Visit afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building Event Teaser

    Your chance in April 2016 to tour the campus, meet with academic staff and ask questions to staff and current students.  

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