Slade School of Fine Art

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At the Slade School of Fine Art we approach the practice of contemporary art and the history and theories that inform it in an experimental, research-oriented and imaginative way. An art school with a world leading reputation, the Slade makes a significant contribution to the field of contemporary art both nationally and internationally.

The Slade has a lively and dynamic studio-led research culture. All studio staff are practising artists with significant exhibition profiles, actively involved in research as well as teaching. >>>

Sonia Bridge, Nature Reserve, Single Channel Video, 2010

Research

We are a world leading university department for research in Fine Art. All studio staff are practising artists and actively involved in research as well as teaching.

Jon Thomson, Thomson and Craighead, London Wall, 2010 Site-specific installation

People

Our staff and students are lively and engaged with a wide range of initiatives nationally and internationally, and you may have heard of a number of our alumni.

Slade Staircase, 2012. Photo:Mick Farrell

About

The Slade's foundation in 1871 was the result of a bequest from Felix Slade who envisaged a school where fine art would be studied within a liberal arts university.

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