Erasmus Show

Erasmus Show

The work of more than 20 talented artists and designers from RGU’s Gray’s School of Art who spent a semester studying abroad is on display at a special ‘Study Abroad and Erasmus+’ exhibition. The students, who were studying a variety of courses including fashion & textiles design, three-dimensional design, communication design, fine art and contemporary […]

Gray’s Research Conference – SPACE & SPATIALITY IN CREATIVE PRACTICE

Gray’s Research Conference – SPACE & SPATIALITY IN CREATIVE PRACTICE

Friday, 5 October 2018 ABS 223 1000-1630hrs Download the conference brochure here Gray’s School of Art will be holding a research conference on Friday, 5 October starting at 1000hrs. It is the first time that Gray’s will have hosted a conference in some years, and it is intended to become an annual event. The theme […]

Orkney The Source of Inspiration For Graduating 3DD Student

Orkney The Source of Inspiration For Graduating 3DD Student

Orkney has provided more than just a home to a Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art student who is using the land and seascapes of the island as the source of inspiration for her final year work. Anna Younie (23), who is studying Three Dimensional Design, will showcase her work as part of […]

CAP Student Shares Past Uncertainty

An Aberdeen-based student, who admits that contemporary art once made her feel inadequate, is set to display her inspirational final year project this week. Natasha Riddoch (24), who is studying Contemporary Art Practice at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art, is looking forward to sharing the culmination of four years’ of work at […]

Painting Pre-Degree Show Opens in Edinburgh

Painting Pre-Degree Show Opens in Edinburgh

Students who are in the their final year of painting at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art,  will host an exhibition of their work at The Edinburgh Palette Gallery, St Margaret House in Edinburgh later this month. The interim exhibition gives the students the chance to showcase their work ahead of the Gray’s […]

Pictoplasma GIFs

Pictoplasma GIFs

What was once old is now new, the GIF is the perfect case and point for this. The humble moving image/still graphic file format created to allow movement and animation to exist on the early web, has found a second life on social media of recent years. Our current stage 2 Communication Design Students have […]

Dundee the source of inspiration for talented Gray’s fashion student

Dundee the source of inspiration for talented Gray’s fashion student

An aspiring young fashion designer from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is making waves with her edgy clothing range, inspired by the city of Dundee and the Mid Craigie estate where she grew up. Tilly Longworth (23) left Braeview Academy at 15 to pursue her creative dream which had been sparked by […]

David Blyth Wins STAR Award

David Blyth Wins STAR Award

David Blyth, who lectures in Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) at Gray’s School of Art, is a shining example of a lecturer who goes the extra mile to ensure his students have an experience to remember while under his supervision. An RGU alumnus who has been teaching at the art school for 13 years, David was […]

Jack Davidson

Jack Davidson

Originally posted on Guests @ Gray's:
Painting, in this time of the present-continuous, cruelly confronts the communicative core of reality. It prefers a direct relationship with the world, one without degrees of separation. It is important to see how an ever increasingly anachronistic medium, with regard to the dictatorship of immediacy, renders us disobedient. Javier…

Jill Calder

Jill Calder

Originally posted on Guests @ Gray's:
Jill Calder is an award winning illustrator and calligrapher with a love of drawing, ideas, colour, ink, typography, stories, books, dogs and deadlines. Jill blends traditional and digital image-making methods as seamlessly as possible resulting in whimsical illustrations with broad appeal. As a result, her work is commissioned for…