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Kate graduated in 1985 in Graphic Design and Illustration BA(Hons). She realised very quickly after leaving college that she didn't want to use her artistic skills to make a living.
Barry Barker worked within the contemporary visual arts as a curator, writer and director of both publicly and privately funded arts organisations, predominately working directly with artists leading to many significant exhibitions.
Fred Butler studied Fashion Design BA(Hons), graduating in 2003. She is a props stylist and accessories designer with her own company, Fred Butler Style.
Peter Strausfeld was born in Cologne in 1910 and his engagement with expressionism, in the late 1920s and throughout the 1930s, defined his art. His life-long love of the woodcut and the linocut began here and his cinema posters are a natural reflection of this interest.
"While teaching at Brighton, I also organised exhibitions and oversaw the move of the Printmaking Department to the main Faculty of Art building. I also wrote or co-wrote four educational books on printmaking and used many photographs taken in the department to illustrate methods and best practice."
Alison Stolwood studied MA Photography graduating in 2011. Her work, which focuses on nature and landscape explores notions of time and change and her perception of things in the world.
Chris Rose (MDesRCA) led Three Dimensional Design and Materials Practice at Brighton between 1994-2007. He moved to a post as Senior Critic in design at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence USA, where he became Interim Dean of Graduate Studies in 2008-9.
Lucy Cousins is one of the world's best-known author-illustrators. She specialises in books for the pre-school age group and has received global success for her bold and humorous books and vibrant characters, most notably for her creation Maisy Mouse.
Michele graduated in Fashion and Textiles in 1994 and is now a textile designer for a number of high street stores.
Louise Giblin was born in 1963 and lives and works on the East Sussex/Kent border. She graduated with a Fine Art Sculpture BA(Hons), also studying MA History and Theory of Modern Art at Chelsea College of Art. Her tutors at Brighton included the acclaimed sculptor Antony Gormley.
"I came to study in Brighton... in order to find the furthest college from my home at which to study art. This method paid off, because I found a truly exceptional and open educational system that has stood me in good stead throughout my art career."
John Wells-Thorpe studied architecture at Brighton and had a varied career in Sussex and overseas, including becoming Vice-President of the RIBA and President of the Commonwealth Association of Architects, alongside work with several charitable trusts. He is best known in the city for his design of Hove Town Hall building.
Graham Duff is a scriptwriter, producer and comic actor. Since graduating from the Faculty of Arts with a BA(Hons) Expressive Arts (Music) in 1985, scriptwriter, producer and comic actor, Graham Duff has created a highly individual body of work for TV and radio.
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.
Johnson’s work considers how design can exist for the cognitive, as well as our more commonly perceived physical needs. Through ornamentation and kitsch he considers design as fulfilling emotional needs like humour and nostalgia.
Throughout her career, Jill Seddon was a pioneer and innovator in Design History as a field of academic enquiry, with major achievements in pedagogy and research, working in the field of women designers, craft design, public sculpture and urban development.
Toni Hicks is a freeman of the City of London and a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters. She has collaborated with several fashion designers and developed industrial links and is a major figure in the development of knitted textile education in Britain.
"As a young teenager I loved the degree shows (mainly I think, because the students would sell me wine in a plastic cup!). I liked everything about the college, from the inky smell to the squeaky corridors, but as I got older teenage rebellion kicked in and I dropped out of education (and society) to become a traveller and live in a bus."
Painter, art teacher and elder brother of Ronald Horton studied at Brighton School of Art on a scholarship between 1912 and 1916, passing the Department of Education drawing examination with a distinction in 1914.
"There is something about the light, freedom and openness of the college that makes Brighton a different place to any other. Its proximity to London and the internationalism of the young community give it an energy all of its own. I am proud to have worked there"
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.