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  1. 31, May, 2016 Studio manager appointed at MAKE Aberdeen

    Ben Durack

    Ben Durack has taken on the role at the facility which is based on the city’s Belmont Street and supported by Aberdeen City Council, Creative Scotland and the UK Government Super Connected Cities programme.  

  2. 31, May, 2016 Gray’s students work with renowned photographer to document Aberdeen life

    Jon Nicholson Fittee photo

    The students worked with Jon Nicholson, who has recently been appointed a visiting professor at the art school, over the course of two days, to document Fittee and workers in one of the city’s fish factories.  

  3. 13, May, 2016 ‘Funcy’: Gray’s graduates unveil new exhibition

    Laura McGlinchey Funcy

    Work by Daniel Massie, Caitlin Hynes, Ben Martin and Laura McGlinchey will go on show at the Deemouth Business Centre in Aberdeen today as part of group show ‘Funcy’ which runs until Wednesday, May 18 and is sponsored by ENGIE.  

  4. 11, May, 2016 Aberdeen design talent takes to catwalk

    Fashion Show 2016

    Final year Fashion and Textiles students at Gray’s School of Art will unveil their collections at the art school’s high-profile fashion show which will take place on May 21 and 22 at RGU.  

  5. 10, May, 2016 Gray’s students shortlisted in international design competition

    Penguin Random House Design Award

    Lewis Copland, Kasia Serafin and Andrea Karan are celebrating after making the shortlist in the Penguin Random House Design Award 2016.  

  6. 10, May, 2016 North-east historic properties inspire Peterhead photography student

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    Rachael Webster (20) has captured a series of images of National Trust for Scotland (NTS) properties from around the north-east, which have been unveiled at the art school.  

  7. 09, May, 2016 Abandoned farms of the north-east re-examined by RGU photography student

    Nicola Wallace The Cabrach project

    Nicola Wallace, who is studying commercial photography at Gray’s School of Art, has explored the history of The Cabrach, a rural location of abandoned farms and cottages spread between the villages of Rhynie and Dufftown.  

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.  

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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. 18, June, 2016 Open Day June 2016

    Sir Ian Wood Building with RGU sign

    Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.  

  2. 18, June, 2016 Scott Sutherland School End of Year Show

    Scott Sutherland End of Year Show 2016

    The End of Year Show showcases the best work of students across all disciplines, reflecting the broad spectrum of activities undertaken within the School.  

  3. 18, June, 2016 Gray's School of Art Degree Show 2016

    Grays Degree Show 2016

    The 2016 Gray's School of Art Degree Show will open to the public from 18 – 25 June, celebrating 13 years of BP sponsorship.  

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