Flashback Friday

Recently Gray’s School of Art alumnus James Tytler contacted RGU Art and Heritage and he passed us this super image from around 1971 I attach this photo of myself sitting in front of the Magritte sculpture, “The Healer” which was adapted from the artist’s painting of the same name. This photo was taken in AberdeenContinue reading “Flashback Friday”

RGU Art and Heritage Object of the Week

  Emily, from Ballymena  has used her childhood memories of growing up in the middle of a divided country to create a series of bold paintings which featured in her Gray’s School of Art Degree show.  She used oil paints in her work, employing layering marks and bold colours. Find out more about what EmilyContinue reading “RGU Art and Heritage Object of the Week”

Flashback Friday

To Catch the Light RGU Art and Heritage Collections hold a variety of objects including graduates paintings, drawings, prints, graphics, three dimensional design and fashion design but we also have a collection of  equipment used in the past for educational training and used to produce creative work. This intriguing object has been hiding away inContinue reading “Flashback Friday”

Flashback Friday

In 2017 Rowan Crawford received an RGU Purchase Award for her work Nightfall.  It is still one of our favourites in the collection with its merging and minimising of two dramatic photographic images of skies which Rowan chose as both ‘sublime’ and ‘beautiful’. Each of the  photographs were taken in Scotland, one photographic composition wasContinue reading “Flashback Friday”

Flashback Friday

A glimpse back in time to 2017 and RGU Art and Heritage’s engagement event with Historic Environment Scotland at Duff House in Banff.  This slice of Gray’s School of Art student and alumni art works featured Paintings, Ceramics and Contemporary Art which we  transported to the Georgian mansion house on the outskirts of Banff . Continue reading “Flashback Friday”