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.
Living in the crafts hothouse of Ditchling in the 1930s Dunstan Pruden was much influenced by the Eric Gill and the Guild of St Dominic, under whose auspices (with Philip Hargreen) he published Silversmithing: its principles and practice in small workshops.
Liz Hingley is a British photographer and researcher, specialising in documentary, reportage and portraiture.
Helen Chadwick studied on the sculpture course at Brighton Polytechnic from 1973 to 1976. She went on to complete an MA at Chelsea, and then quickly became a kind of proto-yBa (young British artist), making installations addressing the power/gender relations inherent in specific environments. She gained celebrity with her autobiographical installation Ego geometria sum (1982-4)