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  1. 15, May, 2018 Look Again 2018 programme launched with a sweet surprise

    Look Again launch

    The programme of events for the 2018 Look Again Visual Art and Design Festival, a key cultural initiative of RGU, was launched today with a sweet surprise in store from one of the festival’s supporters.  

  2. 19, April, 2018 RGU students claim inaugural Tailors trade award

    Tailors Award Winners

    Talented fashion and textile students from Gray’s School of Art have been recognised at the inaugural ‘Professional Development Award Scheme’ launched by a branch of the historical Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen.  

  3. 12, April, 2018 Gray’s students take part in national project with V&A

    Design Relay team

    The final leg of the Scottish Design Relay, a national V&A Dundee project, has been completed in Aberdeen.  

  4. 06, April, 2018 Look Again artist to showcase Aberdeen at international exhibition

    ES Rooms Designed for a Woman

    A renowned UK artist who is taking part in the 2018 Look Again Festival of art and design will showcase her work as part of the prestigious La Biennale di Venezia.  

  5. 29, March, 2018 Gray’s School of Art is going for gold with ethical pledge

    Zoe Gilmore and Karen Dicken

    RGU’s Gray’s School of Art has joined Scotland’s leading art colleges and signed a pledge designed to help the country become a world leader in ethical gold and silver work.  

  6. 27, February, 2018 RGU International fashion student inspired by Scottish nature

    Lisa's designs

    An aspiring Dutch designer studying at RGU's Gray’s School of Art is using the natural beauty of Scotland to inspire her sustainable fashion range.  

  7. 22, February, 2018 Talented Gray’s students take their work to Edinburgh Gallery

    Final year painters

    Students who are in the their final year of painting at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art, will host an exhibition of their work at The Edinburgh Palette Gallery, St Margaret House in Edinburgh later this month.  

  8. 20, February, 2018 Gray’s lecturer is shining STAR for his students

    David Blyth

    David Blyth, who lectures in Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) at Gray’s School of Art, is a shining example of a lecturer who goes the extra mile to ensure his students’ have an experience to remember while under his supervision.  

  9. 07, February, 2018 Dundee the source of inspiration for talented Gray’s fashion student

    Tilly Longworth

    An aspiring young fashion designer from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is making waves with her edgy clothing range, inspired by the city of Dundee and the Mid Craigie estate where she grew up.  

  10. 05, January, 2018 Gray’s exhibition to showcase work of renowned photographer

    Jon Nicholson - boy on bike

    Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is to host an exhibition of photography which has been produced using historical and experimental processes, including images by renowned international documentary photographer, Jon Nicholson, and Edinburgh-based filmmaker, Alastair Cook.  

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  1. Award-winning talent showcased at Gray’s Degree Show

    caig shepherd

    Mature student runner up in annual competition highlighting the cream of Scotland’s emerging fine artists

    Craig Shepherd

“I highly recommend the Sculpture course. Not only do you gain experience within the art world, you are also guided and supported in finding a work practice that is right for you. The tutors are supportive but allow you to make your own decisions and take your own path.”

Stephanie Horne Sculpture 2011 BA (Hons)

Events

  1. 13, July, 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony - Gray’s School of Art, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment (10:30am)

    Scott Sutherland School Surveying Graduates Lucy Kirsten Chyrelle

    Ceremony for all courses in Gray’s School of Art and Scott Sutherland School. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.  

  2. 23, August, 2018 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Open Evening

    Are you looking to enhance your job prospects, change career or continue studying? Don’t miss our Postgraduate Open Evening.  

  3. 06, October, 2018 Open Day October 2018

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.  

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