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.
Louise Rennison is the author of the 10 teenage diaries of Georgia Nicolson, author and performer of ‘Stevie Wonder felt my face’ and ex-Women with Beards. Broadcast with John Peel and Radio 4, and columnist for the London Evening Standard.
Sam Bardsley graduated in 2008. He and his partner Ben Absalom have collaborated on two major bodies of work: 8X’s (to be published soon by Steidl, Germany) and Paris (working title).
As a leading illustrator, wood engraver, painter, author of many books, teacher, and designer for posters, ceramics and glass, Clare Leighton enjoyed a distinguished career on both sides of the Atlantic.