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  1. 05, May, 2016 Inverurie photography student puts yoga in the frame

    Alex Cryle Commercial Photography 2016

    Alex Cryle has a produced a 25 image series documenting intermediate to advanced yoga poses associated with the Ashtanga Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga practices, which will go show at the art school from Tuesday, May 10.  

  2. 05, May, 2016 RGU photography student creates artistic response to oil and gas downturn

    Suzanne Forrest commercial photography 2016

    Suzanne Forrest (28), who is studying commercial photography at RGU’s Gray’s School of Art, has explored the challenges facing the city’s oil and gas industry for her final year project, which will go show at the art school next week.  

  3. 04, May, 2016 Global design award for Gray’s student

    Kasia Serafin New Blood design

    Fourth year student Kasia Serafin (29), who studies communication design, has won a D&AD New Blood Pencil Award for her take on a brief for department store John Lewis.  

  4. 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.  

  5. 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.  

  6. 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.  

  7. 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.  

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.  

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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. 12, May, 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 May.  

  2. 21, May, 2016 Gray's School of Art Graduate Fashion Shows

    Gray's Fashion Shows 2016

    The Gray's School of Art Graduate Fashion Shows are a chance to see the collections of final year Fashion and Textile students before the Degree Show in June.  

  3. 25, May, 2016 Visit Afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building Event Teaser

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

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