Fashion lecturer explores the evolution of the fashion image

Fashion lecturer explores the evolution of the fashion image

Fashion and textile lecturer Rachel Heeley is currently conducting research into the evolution of the fashion image.  Enlisting a team of Gray’s staff and students to create both the fashion photography and a fashion film, using the same model, location and styling.  This allowed her to establish which form of fashion imagery is the most […]

Fashion Show Video 2016

Fashion Show Video 2016

While the rest of the school were gearing up to build their Degree Shows the Fashion students were busy hosting the annual fashow show. Exhibiting a collection on mannequins or hangers never truly does a garment justice, the nuances of movement and silhouette are slightly lost. Showing them on a model is the only way […]

Student Produced Music Video

Student Produced Music Video

The range of work produced by students at Gray’s is a broad and varied thing. A perfect example of this variety is the music video produced by Communication Design third year student Sophie Taylor. This was Sophie’s first attempt at a music video and is the band’s first single from their new album. Her first […]

Street Sport Pump Track Project

Street Sport Pump Track Project

Gray’s School of Art is involved with a diversionary program called Street Sport, the program brings a portable football pitch to areas where sports facilities aren’t readily available for kids to get involved in positive sporting activity. Street Sport also runs arts and creative learning sessions along side the football. The program has been shown […]

Vivian Ross Smith “Erosions”

Vivian Ross Smith “Erosions”

Since Graduating in 2013 Painter Vivian Ross Smith has been one of the founding members of artists collective Visual Artist Unit (VAU) whilst also developing her practice. Ross-Smith has exhibited widely in Scotland and Finland with pieces being held mostly in Private Collections. Following a large scale commissioned work for Knight Property, which explored Aberdeen’s […]

First Years Animation Festival Debut

First Years Animation Festival Debut

First Time Animators show at festival. Recently Communication Design Students in their first year of study were given a project that would challenge them, they would have to work in teams to a tight deadline with processes new and technically demanding. The brief was to produce an stopmotion animation, with the potential for the finished […]

MOC Guest Blog – C-X-X-X Pre Degree Show at Peacock Visual Arts

MOC Guest Blog – C-X-X-X Pre Degree Show at Peacock Visual Arts

Jon Reid is a regular face on the Aberdeen scene, if there is a cultural event or happening then chances are, he’s there and if he likes it he Blog’s about it. His Blog Dancing in the Dark (if you aren’t a regular visitor then you should be) has been documenting the wide and varied […]

Staff & Students at SPECTRA

Staff & Students at SPECTRA

Two artists from Gray’s School of Art will be helping the Granite City come alive with light as part of the second SPECTRA Festival. Technical Services Officer Callum Kellie and Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) student Rebecca Grant (22) are among the artists who will be participating in the event, which kicks off on Thursday, February 19 […]

Staff Profile – Andrea Peach

Staff Profile – Andrea Peach

Contextual Studies Lecturer Andrea Peach is combining her teaching with her PhD interests. Researching Scottish craft as a cultural commodity and how the institutes that have help support Scottish craft have defined craft in Scotland. Make Shift Do Andrea along with three other craft based researchers from Gray’s will be part of the Make Shift […]

Staff Maker Profile – Libby Curtis

Staff Maker Profile – Libby Curtis

Libby Curtis is a Jeweller who is also the Associate Head of Gray’s School of Art. She also keeps a active craft research practice, mostly centering on the title Craft in an Age of Change, her research work has looked at the use of digital technology within craft to either create new ways of making […]