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.
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.
Addison Cresswell was a highly successful comedy agent credited with steering the careers of stand up "alternative' comedians into mainstream radio and television during the 1980s.
Going onto a career in film at UCLA, Sandra Lawton attended the Brighton College of Art's programme for gifted children between 1958 and 1965. 'The old Grand Parade building was inspiringly atmospheric with the projects, colorful students, interesting faculty and the smell of the paint and materials...'