Aberdeenshire artist Allan Lawson continues to work in the region and in 2017 held a wonderful exhibition titled Field Furniture at Duff House in Banff. This early student work demonstrates his drawing skills. His most recent works explore the landscapes of the north east, drawing inspiration from the farming heritage of the area.
Each year a purchase award is given to a selection of graduates from both Gray’s School of Art and the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment. This award is an acknowledgement and celebration of the graduates’ creative ingenuity and achievements. Lets look back to the work of Ellen Berns in 2017 Ellen wasContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Awards”
For many years Fashion and Textiles tutor Charlie Hackett has requested the loan of recent RGU purchase award winners work in order that current students may see the various approaches and techniques used by former Fashion and Textiles students. This year is the first year in which students from the department have had the opportunityContinue reading “Engage 2019”
Back in the 1930s a Lending Museum was established in Gray’s School of Art. As this entry states, examples of artefacts were made available for loan to Intermediate and Secondary Schools. Let’s not forget that in the 1930s the internet would have been considered to be some form of sorcery! This was about taking realContinue reading “Flashback Friday”
This 1979 oil on canvas by Peter Rae is held in the RGU Art and Heritage Collection and is currently on display in the exhibition space on the concourse in the Sir Ian Wood Building. Artist’s statement: I was and still am influenced by the many themes of illusion in the visual world, some ofContinue reading “Painting of the Week”