Slade School of Fine Art

UCL

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.



Research

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.

People

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.

Events

Events

Slade students and staff initiate and engage in a wide range of events.

About

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.

News From Alumni

Raymond Briggs (1934 - 2022)

We were very sad to hear of the death of Slade alumnus Raymond Briggs at the age of 88. We would like to express our sincere condolences to his family.
Raymond Briggs was a writer and illustrator. His books included The Snowman, Fungus the Bogeyman and When the Wind Blows.

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News From PhD

Open Call - Holt Journal

Slade alumnae Dana Ariel, Sarah Fortais and Dawn Gaietto have founded a new peer review journal, holt journal, for artistic and practice-led research. There is an open call for submissions for the first edition. See the holt journal website for details.

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Slade 150 documentary trailer

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directed and produced by Kate Stonehill & Justin Hardy

, 2021.

Transcript (Word doc.).

Slade 150 image

Slade 150 image

, 2021.