Slade School of Fine Art




Patrick George and Peter Dalglish

We are saddened to learn of the passing of two significant figures in the Slade’s history: Peter Daglish and Patrick George, who was Slade Professor and Director from 1985-88.

Posted Tuesday, 26-Apr-2016 16:52:56

Slade Degree Show Poster 2016


Degree Shows 2016

The dates for the Slade School of Fine Art's Degree Shows 2016 are as follows:

Saturday 21 -Sunday 22 May 2016, 10am - 5pm
Monday 23 - Thursday 26 May 2016, 10am - 8pm

Posted Monday, 25-Apr-2016 12:02:00


Introduction to Studio Practice open to Year 12 Students

As part of its Widening Participation programme, UCL, in conjunction with the Slade School of Fine Art, is offering a week-long residential course Introduction to Studio Practice to Year 12 students from across the UK.
This course will offers the unique opportunity to gain some expert tuition in art and ...

Posted Thursday, 21-Apr-2016 16:12:00


FF Gaiden: Control - FACT HQ

FF Gaiden: Control, a new film by Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, is showing at FACT HQ, 88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1 4DQ, from 5.30 - 6.45pm on Wednesday 27 April 2016. See

Posted Thursday, 21-Apr-2016 09:24:07

Alumni, Staff

The Shift: Eight Years of Flat Time House

Melanie Jackson, Leah Miller-Biot, Neena Percy, Charles Richardson and Eiko Soga are showing in The Shift: Eight Years of Flat Time House at Flat Time House, 210 Bellenden Road, London SE15 4BW, from 21 April - 29 May 2016. See

Posted Friday, 15-Apr-2016 16:30:54


UCL Summer Challenge: Drawing upon Observation

Drawing from observation has been an age old concern that has stimulated the imagination of many artists throughout history. If you are a budding artist, this 6-week course offers a rich starting point to explore some fundamental concerns of perceptual drawing. The deadline for applications is 22 April 2016.
See ...

Posted Friday, 15-Apr-2016 16:24:56

Alumni, Students

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

Victoria Adam, David Donald, Anna Bunting-Branch, Georgia Lucas-Going, Zsofia Schweger and Jack West have been selected for this year's Bloomberg New Contemporaries. The exhibition will tour as follows:
Bluecoat, Liverpool, 9 July - 16 October 2016
ICA, London, 23 November 2016

Posted Thursday, 14-Apr-2016 13:02:23


Booking Open for Summer School and Foundation 2016

Booking is now open for the Slade Summer School and Foundation courses 2016. There are different one, two and three week course options are available including drawing, painting, low tech photography and contemporary approaches to landscape painting as well as our unique ten-week foundation course. See ...

Posted Thursday, 14-Apr-2016 10:10:00


70 Years of the Arts Council Collection

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and Katie Paterson have been commissioned to make new work as part of the Art Council's plans for marking its 70th anniversary during 2016. Katie Paterson will be showing at Somerset House, London from 27 April - 22 May 2016 and Marvin Gaye Chetwynd is tbc. See ...

Posted Saturday, 09-Apr-2016 15:23:00

Alumni, Staff

Whitstable Biennale - 2016

Martin John Callanan, Lee Campbell, Benedict Drew,  Louisa Fairclough, Simon Faithfull, Ian Giles, Derek Jarman, Mikhail Karikis, Katie Paterson, Kieren Reed,  Zineb Sedira, Gary Stevens and John Walter are all taking part in the Whitstable Biennale 2016, from 4 - 12 June. See

Posted Saturday, 26-Mar-2016 20:16:00


Maria Farrar awarded Derek Hill Scholarship

2nd Year Graduate Painting student Maria Farrar has been awarded the Derek Hill Scholarship, a three-month residency at the British School at Rome in autumn 2016.

Posted Monday, 21-Mar-2016 10:30:26

Artists Behind Bars - Matt's Gallery, 2016

Alumni, Staff

Artists Behind Bars - Matt's Gallery

Sophie Cundale, Benedict Drew, Melanie Jackson and Holly Slingsby are showing in Artists Behind Barrs at Matt's Gallery, 42 - 44 Copperfield Road, London E3 4RR, on Saturday 23 April 2016, from 6pm onwards. See

Posted Wednesday, 16-Mar-2016 16:44:42

Unreliable Matriarchs - Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL


Unreliable Matriarchs - Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL

Melanie Jackson and Esther Leslie are giving a talk, Unreliable Matriarchs, as part of the Bodily Matters seminar series at the Insitute of Advanced Studies, Common Ground Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, on Tuesday 22 March 2016. Booking essential on Eventbrite.

Posted Wednesday, 16-Mar-2016 16:38:57

(Un)doing, (Un)making - Hardwick Gallery (new version)

Alumni, Students

(Un)doing, (Un)making - Hardwick Gallery

Sam Derounian, Benedict Drew, Michael Dryden, Tess MacKenzie, Jabulani Maseko, Anna Reading, Harriet Rickard, Own Thackeray, Yuyu Wang and Jack West are showing in (Un)doing, (Un)making, also curated by Sam Derounian at the Hardwick Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Hardwick Campus, St Paul's Road, Cheltenham, Glos. GL50 4BS ...

Posted Monday, 14-Mar-2016 11:17:13


Hollow - University of Bristol

Katie Paterson, in collaboration with Zeller & Moye, will unveil a new public artwork, Hollow, from 2pm on 9 May 2016. The work will be permanently sited in the Royal Fort Gardens in Bristol. See

Posted Thursday, 10-Mar-2016 16:37:37


Tate Commission 2016

Pablo Bronstein has been chosen to create the Tate Commission 2016, which will open on 26 April 2016. This annual commission invites artists to create a new large-scale work in response to the Duveen Galleries at Tate Britain. See

Posted Wednesday, 09-Mar-2016 11:21:32


Paradigm - Francis Crick Institute

Paradigm, a new public art sculpture by Conrad Shawcross, was unveiled in the piazza of The Francis Crick Institute, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, on Wednesday 24 February 2016. The sculpture can be viewed from Midland Road, at the east end of the new Crick building, adjacent to St ...

Posted Sunday, 06-Mar-2016 15:31:00

Alumni, Staff, Students

Charcoal Works - Hardwick Gallery

Edward Allington, Sophie Bouvier Auslander, Tess Jaray, James Keith, Sam Llewellyn-Jones, Lisa Milroy, Onya McCausland, Jayne Parker, Joy Sleeman, Kay Tabernacle and Jo Volley are showing in Charcoal Works at the Hardwick Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Hardwick Campus, St Paul's Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4BS, from 6 - 22 April 2016 ...

Posted Thursday, 03-Mar-2016 16:41:21


Certainly the Toughest UltraMarathon of Your Life

Kai Syng Tan's new artist's map about the refugee crisis, Certainly the Toughest UltraMarathon of Your Life, has been acquired by Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2 9AQ, where it is on display. See

Posted Monday, 29-Feb-2016 19:11:53


The Listening Reader - Book Launch

The Listening Reader is a new book edited by Sam Belinfante and Joseph Kohlmaier, including texts by Sam Belinfante, Mikhail Karikis and Ed Atkins, and follows Listening, a Hayward Curatorial Open exhibition that toured the UK from September 2014 to March 2016. The book will be launched at the following ...

Posted Monday, 29-Feb-2016 11:57:23


Displacement Behaviour - Exeter Phoenix

Charles Richardson has a solo show, Displacement Behaviour, at Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS, from 18 March - 30 April 2016. There is an artist's talk and performance on Saturday 16 April 2016, at 1.30pm. See

Posted Monday, 29-Feb-2016 11:49:42

One Pot Per Day: on tour


One Pot Per Day: on tour

Kate Keara Pelen's work, One Pot Per Day, which features 365 crocheted pots made between 1 January - 31 December 2015, is on tour at the following venues:

Posted Friday, 26-Feb-2016 16:05:50

Small Press Project Event Poster

Slade, Staff, Students

Small Press Project Event

The Small Press Project Event, including a live publishing workshop and an exhibition by Slade students and staff, is taking place at the Institute of Advanced Studies, South Wing, UCL, London WC1E 6BT, on Thursday 25 February 2016. See The exhibition is at the North ...

Posted Tuesday, 23-Feb-2016 14:33:00


Take One / Take Two / Take Three - Eastside Projects

Phil Coy and Eddie Peake are taking place in Take One / Take Two / Take Three, a broadcast project by Performance as Publishing hosted at Eastside Projects and broadcast by This is Tomorrow. The dates are 3-4 March, 31 March-1 April, 5-6 May 2016, doors open at 6.30pm, at Eastside ...

Posted Tuesday, 23-Feb-2016 10:53:26

Alumni, Staff

Quiz 2 - Musee d"Art Luxembourg

Karin Ruggaber and Marc Camille Chaimowicz, are showing in Quiz 2 at Musee d'Art Moderne Luxembourg, from 20 February - 22 May 2016. See

Posted Monday, 15-Feb-2016 09:49:31

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