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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

CAP – Degree Show Preview

CAP – Degree Show Preview

The degree show build is well underway, the work is being finalised and exhibition spaces prepped. To whet your appetites here is a preview of what our CAP (Contemporary Art Practice) students are working on. The Degree Show will be open to the public from the 17th – 24th of June

Campus to Host Look Again Festival

Campus to Host Look Again Festival

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 […]

EXAMINATION TIME AS AN ART STUDENT

EXAMINATION TIME AS AN ART STUDENT

Exam time at Gray’s School of Art is a lot different from other courses. First of all, you don’t do any paper exams. Instead you will have to complete art work, sketch books and essays or for fourth years, a dissertation. If you have previously taken art in secondary school or in college, then you may have […]

Gray’s Nominated for UK Blog Award!

Gray’s Nominated for UK Blog Award!

The Gray’s School of Art blog has been nominated for a UK Blog Award. VOTE NOW!   The awards which are in their third year the awards celebrate companies and individuals who use a blog and web content to spread their message and to share thoughts and opinions. The awards recognise and celebrate those who […]

123@hatch

123@hatch

Communication Design students at Gray’s School of Art will open an exhibition at Hatch in the Academy Shopping Centre on Belmont Street on December 2nd. The exhibition, which is open to the public, features work from across years 1, 2 & 3 of the course and includes 50 x 3D models and over 80 posters. […]

Student Blogger – REBEKAH, THE CONTEMPORARY ART STUDENT

Student Blogger – REBEKAH, THE CONTEMPORARY ART STUDENT

  REBEKAH, THE CONTEMPORARY ART STUDENT Hello! I’m Rebekah, a fourth year Contemporary Art student at Gray’s School of Art. From a very young age I have always wanted to study art. Whether that was being an art teacher or an artist. Art is a big part of my life and Gray’s has helped to enrich […]