Here you will find tributes to 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.
Do submit your own profile or recommendation and also keep in touch with Brighton Alumni – the official alumni association for all former students of the University of Brighton and all its predecessor institutions.
Sculptor Tom Grimsey worked to integrate large-scale art projects into the fabric of urban regeneration. These ranged from monumental sculptures animated by sequenced fibre-optic lighting to more intimate, place-shaping landscapes to large steel climbing sculptures.
Spencer graduated in 1997 with a BA(Hons) Editorial Photography and quickly became known for his groundbreaking editorial style for The Face and Sleazenation magazines.
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.