Here you will find tributes to some of our past students, past staff, our friends and supporters going back to the early days of the Brighton School of Art in the nineteenth century and looking forward to the developing careers of our more recent members.
Building upon the research compiled in 2009 for the the Faulty of Arts' anniversary book these webpages give a selection of those lives and events that have made this a special place in the history of arts and education in Britain.
Keith Coventry studied Fine Art in Brighton from 1978 to 1981 before moving to do his MA at Chelsea School of Art. A painter, sculptor and curator, his fame as an artist began to spread with support from Charles Saatchi, who featured him in the Sensation exhibition in 1997.
Kim Thue was born in September 1980 in Grindsted - a small Danish town situated on the windy moors of Jutland. As a restless teenager he moved to the U.K, where he graduated from the Editorial Photography course at Brighton University in 2006. Kim has undertaken extensive projects in countries as diverse as China, Greenland, The Dominican Republic and Sierra Leone.
A highly respected topographical landscape painter, Charles Knight was an important figure in Brighton School of Art over many decades. He attended Brighton School of Art (1919-23) where he was particularly influenced by painter Louis Ginnett and architect John Denman.