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.
Book illustrator, painter and sculptor Juliet Kepes studied at Brighton School in the later 1930s. In the early 1950s Juliet began writing and illustrating children’s books, the first of which was Five Little Monkeys (1952). With connections to the Bauhaus movement, Juliet appeared in LIFE Magazine, and worked on a number of public projects.
Emma Crtichley has worked as an underwater image-maker for over ten years. She has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally and developed works funded by The Photographer's Gallery, The National Media Museum, The Arts Council of England, The British Council and the Singapore International Foundation.
A highly respected topographical landscape painter, Charles Knight was an important figure in Brighton School of Art over many decades. He attended Brighton School of Art (1919-23) where he was particularly influenced by painter Louis Ginnett and architect John Denman.