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  1. 13, March, 2014 No More Nails exhibition for Head of Fine Art

    The latest exhibition from Allan Watson, will go on display at Aberdeen’s SMART Gallery this weekend.  

  2. 12, March, 2014 ‘Ill Wind’ blows fair for Aberdeen artist

    A teaching fellow at Gray’s School of Art has been recognised by the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS).  

  3. 11, March, 2014 New course puts art students at centre of community

    Gray’s School of Art is launching a new Masters course offering students the chance to practice art and design in an organisation of their choosing.  

  4. 10, March, 2014 Student Partnership helps RGU to achieve best possible university experience

    RGU launches Student Partnership Agreement to continually improve the student learning experience.  

  5. 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.  

  6. 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.  

  7. 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.  

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.  

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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. 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.  

  3. 28, August, 2014 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2013

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

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