Academic Schools

Gray's School of Art

Academic Schools

Gray's School of Art

Gray’s School of Art is an influential, multidisciplinary art school that has been leading and defining creative culture and development for over 130 years.

We are ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction in Art and Design (Complete University Guide 2024)


Capturing the talents and achievements of our final year students at Gray’s School of Art.

Our Portfolio Guidance courses will help to prepare you for applying for an undergraduate course at Gray's School of Art.

Can't visit in person? Take a virtual tour of Gray's School of Art and its facilities.

Engage is a new creative development programme designed at Gray’s School of Art and delivered in our purpose-built studios and workshops.

The Graduate in Residence scheme enables Gray’s graduate fine artists and designers with recognised expertise and experience to participate in the delivery of the fine art/design curriculum.

At Gray’s School of Art, our students gain valuable professional skills through project work and interaction with industry.

Graduates of Gray’s School of Art go on to have exciting and inspiring careers. Read their stories to learn more about their journeys once graduating.

Mobile Art School is an outreach project, aimed at engaging and connecting schools across Aberdeen and beyond, to improve the awareness and understanding of the creative industries.

Look Again Aberdeen is based at Gray's School of Art and delivers exhibitions, talks, design markets and the Look Again festival, as well as programmes and events to support and grow the art and design community in the North East of Scotland, developing employability and encouraging retention of creative talent in the region.

Latest News and Events for Gray's School of Art


Starts: Monday 10 June 2024

The Gray’s Degree Show is an annual highlight in the calendar, celebrating the talents and achievements of our final year students. We invite schools to come along to see the exhibition and take part in our schools workshops programme.


Published: Tuesday 05 March 2024

Gray’s School of Art is continuing to strengthen links with the North East’s creative industry by hosting a series of talks designed to nurture up and coming young talent in the region.


Published: Wednesday 28 February 2024

Researchers at Robert Gordon University are contributing to a new study to find out how we can expand the UK’s trees, hedgerows, woodlands and forests in rural and urban settings.

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