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.
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.
Harry Watts graduated in Editorial Photography BA(Hons) in 2009 and since been involved in a number of professional projects including working with international artists.
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.