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Winners of Inches Carr Trust Award Revealed!

April 27, 2017

Aberdeen Hosts Prestigious Art and Design Ceremony Outstanding talent from across Scotland’s craft, art and design industry was recognised at the Inches Carr Scottish Craft Awards in Aberdeen last night, Wednesday 26 April 2017. The awards, established by the Inches Carr Trust, celebrate new and innovative work being produced by graduates of Scotland’s art and […]

Jason Nelson & Laura Reilly

April 21, 2017

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Thomson & Craighead

Thomson & Craighead

April 14, 2017

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Campus to Host Look Again Festival

Campus to Host Look Again Festival

April 12, 2017

Look Again Festival this year kicks off with a programme of events, installations and performances at Robert Gordon University (RGU) which aim to bring the Garthdee campus alive. In a warm-up for the main festival, which runs from April 27 – May 1 at various locations around the city, ‘Look Again @ Garthdee’ launches on […]

Fashion & Textiles students explore 3D Printing

Fashion & Textiles students explore 3D Printing

March 31, 2017

A group of fashion and textiles students have combined the latest 3D scanning technology with traditional dressmaking in a project which involved upcycling second hand garments to create a new piece of clothing. The students were taking part in the second semester ‘Shirt Project’, which tasked them with deconstructing two shirts and reconstructing them into […]

Designer Wayne Hemingway to Launch Look Again 2017

Designer Wayne Hemingway to Launch Look Again 2017

March 31, 2017

Organisers of one of Scotland’s leading visual art and design festivals, Look Again Festival, have revealed today that design icon Wayne Hemingway MBE, is coming to Aberdeen next month (Thursday April 27, 2017) to launch the event. The five-day festival – which runs from Thursday April 27 to Monday May 1 – is delivered through […]

Scotland’s first Cruyff Court reaches completion

Scotland’s first Cruyff Court reaches completion

March 28, 2017

Scotland’s first ever Cruyff Court – a renowned multi-use community facility – has reached completion and has been handed over by Hunter Construction. The Catherine Street Court, previously a run-down and under-used urban space within the city centre, has been transformed into a hi-tech, all-weather play and activity area for families in the surrounding community […]

Rona Marin Miller

Rona Marin Miller

March 21, 2017

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Rona moved to London from Aberdeen seven years ago. After studying for a degree in fine art, she decided digital was the future and London was the place for her to pursue a radical change – from paintbrushes to computers. After doing a Masters in Interactive Media she got…

Short Course Exhibition

Short Course Exhibition

March 21, 2017

The Gray’s School of Art Short Courses are holding their end of course exhibition. The short courses are a series of courses covering everything from painting, drawing through to portfolio and kilt making with all of Gray’s disciplines represented. The exhibition gives the students the opportunity to show their work in the full context of […]

Gray’s School of Art is one of Scotland’s four art schools and is an integral part of Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen. The School has a vibrant mix of around a thousand students attending both full-time and part-time programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and evening courses.

The School portfolio covers a wide range of specialist subjects found within the breadth of Design and Fine Art disciplines. Within each course students have the opportunity to specialise and focus their study within their core discipline area, thus allowing for greater creative diversity and development of their expertise.

There are six undergraduate application routes into the School representing the core disciplines through which greater specialism occurs.

Graduates

Alison Linton – Fashion Designer |Location: Florence, Italy
“What I loved about Gray’s was the creative freedom and opportunity to work across disciplines. This flexibility really gave you the facility to experiment and made the school feel like a vibrant innovative community.”
Alison Linton – Fashion Designer |Location: Florence, Italy
Scott Alistair Henderson – Digital Creative |Location: Edinburgh, UK
“I thoroughly enjoyed my four years at Gray’s School of Art and I knew instantly I would miss it the second I left. For me, the most important thing during my time at Gray’s was the freedom to hone my skills as a designer”
Scott Alistair Henderson – Digital Creative |Location: Edinburgh, UK
Donna Wilson – Textiles Designer |Location: London, UK
“I think the main thing I loved about being at Gray’s was the tutors, they were so diverse in skills and opinions. I also got the opportunity to do an exchange which really shaped me.”
Donna Wilson – Textiles Designer |Location: London, UK