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.
Native of Brighton and a teacher at Brighton School of Art in the 1960s, Raymond Briggs trained at the Wimbledon School of Art and the Slade. Since 1957 he has been an illustrator and writer, mainly of children’s books but also adult political satire, stage plays and radio plays, producing iconic work including "The Snowman" and "When the Wind Blows."
Designer Kyle Bean graduated from the University of Brighton Faculty of Arts with a first class BA(Hons) Illustration degree in 2009. He was talent spotted at his graduate show by the Head of Merchandising at Liberty in London and was commissioned to produce a display for them.
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.