Slade School of Fine Art



A Murmuration

PhD student Bindu Mehra is participating in A Murmuration, a four-day festival at Candid Arts Trust led by artists, artist-educators, curators, and learning and educational professionals. See the Candid Arts Trust website for details.

Posted Tuesday, 17th May 2022 00:00


Freelands Painting Prize 2022 - Okiki Akinfe

Congratulations to final year BA student Okiki Akinfe, one of the winners of the Freelands Painting Prize 2022.

The group of winning artists will participate in an exhibition at Freelands Foundation’s  gallery in London this autumn. For more information see the Freelands Foundation website

Posted Monday, 16th May 2022 00:00

Staff, Slade

REF 2021

We are pleased to announce that 94% of our individual research outputs were recognised as ‘world leading’ (55%) and ‘internationally excellent’ (39%) in REF 2021. Overall our research culture was judged to be 88% ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’.

Posted Thursday, 12th May 2022 00:00


Michael Armitage to design new £1 coin

Michael Armitage has been chosen to design a new £1 coin which will enter circulation next year. The new design for the reverse or “tails” side of the coin will mark its 40th anniversary. See The Independent article.

Posted Wednesday, 11th May 2022 00:00


Slade Degree Shows 2022

Undergraduate Show: 20 - 26 May, 2022, 10am - 8pm
Graduate Show: 17 - 25 June, 2022, 10am - 8pm



Posted Thursday, 5th May 2022 00:00


Zineb Sedira - Venice Biennale 2022

Zineb Sedira has been selected to represent France at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022. Her presentation Les rêves n’ont pas de titre / Dreams have no titles is on show at the French Pavilion from 23 April until 27 November 2022. See the Venice Biennale website.

Posted Wednesday, 13th April 2022 00:00


Glass Exchange - Durham Cathedral

Monster Chetwynd and Katie Paterson were among the artists invited to create a new glass work as part of Glass Exchange, showing at Durham Cathedral and Ingleby Gallery (Katie Paterson) until Sunday, September 11, 2022. For further details see the Sunderland Culture website.

Posted Thursday, 7th April 2022 00:00


Art and The Rural Imagination

Current PhD candidate Kasia Depta-Garapich has contributed to Art and The Rural Imagination by More Than Ponies, edited by Colin Perry. For further details and to order, see the More Than Ponies website.

Posted Tuesday, 5th April 2022 00:00


Indications of Guilt, pt.1 - South Kiosk London

Alumna Maud Craigie is showing Indications of Guilt, pt.1 at South Kiosk London, Unit DG.1
Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, London SE15 3SN, from 18 March - 10 April 2022 (Friday - Sunday, noon - 6pm, and by appointment. Film screens on the hour). See South Kiosk London website.

Posted Wednesday, 16th March 2022 00:00

Alumni, PhD

City of Women London map

The interactive City of Women London map, a project led by alumna Dr Leah Lovett and Dr Duncan Hay, featuring many notable women including Slade alumnae, including Sutapa Biswas, Jadé Fadojutimi, Chila Kumari Burman and Rachel Whiteread, can be seen on:


Posted Tuesday, 8th March 2022 00:00


No Escape - IMT Gallery

Thomson & Craighead are showing No Escape at IMT Gallery, Unit 2/210, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9NQ from 18 March - 1 May 2022. Check the IMT Gallery website for opening hours.

Posted Monday, 7th March 2022 00:00

Staff, Students, Alumni

KQ Private View: Slade 150

Join the KQ for this Virtual Private View in collaboration with the UCL Slade School of Art, from 3-4pm on Wednesday 9 March, to hear staff and students discuss the exhibitions Slade 150 Past, Present, Future, Testing Ground and Print Pals. Book via Eventbrite.

Posted Friday, 25th February 2022 00:00

Staff, Alumni

Jade Fadojutimi - Venice Biennale

Congratulations to Jadé Fadojutimi, who has been selected to participate in the 2022 Venice Biennale. She takes part in the 59th International Art Exhibition, open from 23 April - 27 November 2022 at the Giardini and the Arsenale. See the Venice Biennale website.

Posted Wednesday, 16th February 2022 00:00

Staff, Alumni

The World We Live In: Art and the Urban Environment - Leicester Museum and Art Gallery

Work by Michael Andrews, Lisa Milroy, Eduardo Paolozzi and Rachel Whiteread is showing as part of the Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition, The World We Live In: Art and the Urban Environment at Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, from 5 February 2022 - 1 January 2023. See the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery website.

Posted Wednesday, 16th February 2022 00:00