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

Originally posted on Guests @ Gray's:
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 […]

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 […]

Leading safety training firm helping to train talent of tomorrow

Leading safety training firm helping to train talent of tomorrow

A leading safety training firm has played host to a group of youngsters participating in a specialist employability programme, highlighting the importance of training future talent. Falck Safety Services UK (Falck), which has 35 training centres across the world, welcomed the group of 16-19 year-olds to its state-of-the-art premises in Aberdeen, participating in the Positive […]

Staff & students help Kingswells School launch comic in tribute to author

Staff & students help Kingswells School launch comic in tribute to author

Pupils at Kingswells Primary School today (Tuesday 27 June) unveiled a unique and lasting memento to their work with the school’s outgoing reading patron, illustrator and author, Nick Sharratt…a school comic. Kingswells School has been participating in the Patron of Reading scheme for the past three years with Nick as Patron. Kingswells Comic was developed […]

BP award winners announced as Degree Show gets underway

BP award winners announced as Degree Show gets underway

One of the north-east’s most exciting cultural events will got underway on Friday the presentation of the annual BP Fine Art and Design Awards. The Gray’s School of Art Degree Show, a highlight of Aberdeen’s cultural calendar, has been sponsored by BP for the fourteenth year and will showcase work by more than 150 graduating students […]

Gray’s Degree Show Opening this Friday!

Gray’s Degree Show Opening this Friday!

Work by more than 150 art and design students will go on display this month as one of Aberdeen’s most exciting cultural events gets underway. The 2017 Gray’s School of Art Degree Show launches on Friday, June 16, and will showcase the work of all final year students, spanning disciplines including painting, fashion and textiles, […]