Martin Creed – Guest @ Gray’s Video

Martin Creed – Guest @ Gray’s Video

Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed recently played here at Gray’s. And by played we literally mean he played a guest lecture come acoustic guitar set. Creed led students through his process and approach to making work, he also held a question and answer session all interspersed with original songs. Acoustic guitar solos might not be […]

Verity Birt – Guests @ Gray’s

Verity Birt – Guests @ Gray’s

Friday 21 October 2016 at 1pm Lecture Theatre SB42 Garthdee House Annex Verity Birt is an artist based inLondon. She completed her MA in Painting and Moving Image at the Royal College of Art in 2015 and received her BA in Art Practice at Goldsmiths University in 2011. Previous exhibitions include: Chemhex Extract, Peacock Visual […]

Guest @ Gray’s – Lynn Wilson,  Concepts in Design for Sustainability

Guest @ Gray’s – Lynn Wilson, Concepts in Design for Sustainability

Lynn Wilson is a designer trained in textiles and fashion. For the past 10 years she has worked within public sector organisations in Scotland bringing a unique perspective to the development of products and services for complex policy led systems such as town planning and waste management. This lecture will cover design in the widest sense including […]

Degree Show 2015

Degree Show 2015

Gray’s School of Art is celebrating 130 years of raising creative profiles in the North East. The show is an annual highlight in the arts calendar, showcasing the work of our graduating students. Many of our graduates have gone on to become leading names in art and design, so the show is a great opportunity […]

Visualising the Urban : Bridget Steed, Richard Laing, Charlie Hackett

Visualising the Urban : Bridget Steed, Richard Laing, Charlie Hackett

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Wednesday 5th November 2014 at 1.00pm – 3.00pm Faculty of Health and Social Care building Lecture Theatre H223 Visualising the Urban Bridget Steed – Artist, graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2008 with an MA. Her Art practice documents the fleeting histories and ephemeral landscape of Antarctic islands. As…

Kathy Hinde

Kathy Hinde

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Friday 31st October 2014 at 1.00pm Scott Sutherland building Lecture Theatre SB42   The heart of Kathy Hinde’s artwork is the combination of audio and visual elements. Much of her work explores our relationship to nature mediated by various technological interventions. Her use of open scores, graphic scores and…

Martin Usborne

Martin Usborne

Fridayday 25th April 2014 at 1.00pm Scott Sutherland building Lecture Theatre SB42 Photographer Martin Usborne’s key interest is man’s relationship to (other) animals. Although his imagery is sometimes dark – capturing the way in which we silence, control or distance ourselves from other animals – his pictures strive for a subtle humour. Martin often undertakes […]

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook

Thursday 24th April 2014 at 1.00pm Gray’s School of Art, GP10 Portacabins downstairs Alastair Cook is a British artist working in analogue film-making and antique photographic practice; artist in residence for Absent Voices: http://absentvoices.com “My exhibition ‘McArthur’s Store’ finished at the tail end of last year: a series of wet plate collodion tintype portraits of […]

David Longshaw

David Longshaw

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Friday 14th March 2014 at 1.00pm Scott Sutherland building Lecture Theatre SB42 After graduating in 2007 David Longshaw received a flurry of press attention and nominations for International Awards (ITS6, Trieste, Le Vif Weekend, Belgium, Cove Park, Scotland) and had secured a position at Alberta Ferretti before his final…

Neil Gall

Neil Gall

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Thursday 13th March 2014 at 1.00pm Scott Sutherland building Lecture Theatre SB42 Neil Gall is a painter based in London, working with a number of processes including modelling, assemblage, photography and painting. He received his BA in painting at Gray’s School of Art and then attended Slade School of…