The Park under the Snow is an acrylic on canvas painted in 2005. Professor Stuart MacDonald was the Head of Gray’s School of Art from 2006-2009. A Gray’s School of Art alumnus, he dedicated his working life to the development of the Arts including Design, Architecture and Fine Art. He had previously been a director of The Lighthouse in GlasgowContinue reading “Painting of the Week”
Writer Shane Strachan who was a recipient of a 2018 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship recently visited the Robert Gordon University Art Collection to view a set of dress patterns created by renowned fashion designer Bill Gibb. The collection includes some of Gibb’s final dress designs and patterns. In tandem with research for a book heContinue reading “The Bill Gibb Line”
Death of the Art Critic is currently on display in the Ishbel Gordon Building on the RGU campus. The artist, Dougal McKenzie currently lectures at the Belfast School of Art, Ulster University. He has been the recipient of many awards including: 2010 Arts Council of Northern Ireland award 2008 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Award 2005 Arts Council of Northern IrelandContinue reading “Painting of the Week”
Students view the student painting ‘The Fishmonger’ by Duncan MacPherson in 1956.
Tribal Gathering by James Tytler received the runners up prize in the PERNOD Scottish Painters Competition in 1972. Currently you can view the painting in an exhibition of selected work from the RGU Art Collection. All the works will have been created either by alumni or by former staff. Find the painting in the Level 2 Exhibition Space ofContinue reading “Painting of the Week”