Gray’s School of Art collaborates with Montrose Rope & Sail to support diversification

Gray’s School of Art collaborates with Montrose Rope & Sail to support diversification

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is joining forces with Angus-based design and manufacturers, Montrose Rope & Sail, as the company looks to break into new high-end markets. The organisations will work together for two years under a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop a product range that is design–led, builds on heritage […]

Insectopedia & Remake Balenciaga

Insectopedia & Remake Balenciaga

Stage 2 Fashion and Textiles students are currently exhibiting work from two exciting projects, Insectopedia and Remake Balenciaga. Taking inspiration from the insect world and drawing from research material gathered at the Aberdeen University Zoology department. The works on show vary hugely and showcase the second year students efforts at what is still an early […]

Workshops – Printmaking

Workshops – Printmaking

If a building could have a room that was a workhorse, then the workshops in an art school would be that horse. Gray’s is no exception to this, and one of the primary workshops for both Contemporary Art Practice and Communication Design are the printmaking workshops. Printmaking is the art of making reproducable artworks using […]

MAKE

MAKE

Making, is important, really important. Making things is a way of thinking in physical objects, you learn about materials and what they can do. You respond to the possibilities that a material or process present, and through doing, change what you perceive is possible. For people within the art school environment, making is second nature. […]

Flux – Erasmus Exchange Exhibition

Flux – Erasmus Exchange Exhibition

The Erasmus program allows students across Europe to spend a semester with sister institutions as a way of broadening their studies and fostering cooperation between  universities. It is a highlight of their time as a student for all those who participate in the exchange program. Gray’s has a very active Erasmus program with students joining […]

Gray’s Darkroom Project Scoops Award

Gray’s Darkroom Project Scoops Award

The collaboration between Gray’s School of Art and Helmsdale Station CIC was recognised at the annual Community Rail awards, held in Derby on Thursday evening. The darkroom initiative won 3rd prize for its work with Gray’s students, local school children and Art teachers, helping to promote both the local area, the northern line and importantly take […]

Naoko Mabon + Guest Speakers via Skype: Jorge Sepulveda T & Guillermina Bustos of Überbau_house

Naoko Mabon + Guest Speakers via Skype: Jorge Sepulveda T & Guillermina Bustos of Überbau_house

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This week for our Lecture Series Guest at Gray’s we are going to attempt an international presentation, via Skype, to include speakers based in São Paulo.  We will hear from independent curator, Naoko Mabon, who will share some of her findings from her recent residency at Überbau_house in São Paulo, Brazil.  We have also…

2017 Communication Design

2017 Communication Design

In this weeks #TBT, lets revisit the 2017 Degree show for Communication Design. A noticeably broad range of work was on display, from 360 VR video through to classic illustration and layout design. As always we wish all our graduating students the very best as they enter industry, either as creatives in their own right […]

Balkan Week

Balkan Week

WESTERN BALKAN VISITORS: 23rd TO 27th OCTOBER Gray’s School of Art recently welcomed four artists from universities in the western Balkans – from Serbia and Bosnia Herzegovina. This visit was part of an Erasmus+ mobility project funded by the EU and coordinated by the British Council; with Gray’s being the host School and working with […]

2017 Painting Degree Show

2017 Painting Degree Show

As week one of the academic calendar rolls around, with students new and old settling back into the Gray’s rhythm. Lets take a look back at the some of the work of our graduating students. Painting had another strong showing this year, with class of 2017 exhibiting a range of topics styles and mixed medium […]