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 College of Arts and Humanities' 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.
Born in Newhaven in 1963, Cliff Wright is a Sussex-based author, illustrator, painter, sculptor and teacher, particularly well known for his work on illustrations for two of J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter books. He specialises in illustrations of animals and children's books which have included Wind in the Willows.
Danny Treacy graduted in 1998 and holds an MA in Fine Art Photography from the Royal College of Art in London. He has won various awards including the inaugural Jerwood/Portfolio Photography Award and The Photographer’s Gallery Award.
James’ company, Propshop Modelmakers, has its offices, studios and workshops at the iconic Pinewood studios. He has produced some of the most recognisable objects, spaces, costumes and artefacts for films such as the James Bond movies, The Golden Compass, Batman, Clash of The Titans, Stardust and Kick Ass.