Slade School of Fine Art



Lyndsey Gilmour wins Lyon and Turnbull Award for Painting

Congratulations to alumna Lyndsey Gilmour who was awarded the Lyon and Turnbull Award for Painting at the Royal Scottish Academy 196th Annual Exhibition for her diptych painting "First Floor Left", 2022. The work was displayed at the Royal Scottish Academy 196th Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Edinburgh, from 23 April - 12 June 2022, which can still be viewed on the online archive via the RSA website.

Posted Monday, 21st November 2022 00:00

Students, Alumni

Studio West Now Introducing 2022

Congratulations to MA alumni Adam Boyd and Andras Nagy Sandor, and current graduate painting student Ross Head who have been shortlisted for Studio West's NOW Introducing Prize 2022. The exhibition is open from 6pm on 11 November to 10 December 2022 at Studio West Gallery, 216 Kensington Park Road, London W11.

Posted Friday, 11th November 2022 00:00


Turner Prize 2022

Congratulations to alumna Veronica Ryan, who has been shortlisted for the Turner Prize. The exhibition of this year's nominees is showing at Tate Liverpool from 20 October 2022 to 19 March 2023.

Posted Thursday, 20th October 2022 00:00


Light & Love LIVE - Geraldine Snell

Alumna Geraldine Snell  is posting her 2nd album Light & Love LIVE week by week, with a track released each Friday for the next 10 weeks up until Christmas 2022. To access the recordings and videos, see her website.

Posted Thursday, 20th October 2022 00:00


Stuart Cameron

We are sad to hear of the passing of alumnus Stuart Cameron, who studied at the Slade between 1970-1974. There will be two celebrations of his life in London on 12 November and Cardif, 27 January 2023. For details, please contact Sarah Wyld.

Posted Tuesday, 18th October 2022 00:00


On Behalf of Seeds - Tate Modern

Alumnus Adham Faramawy is speaking at On Behalf of Seeds, a roundtable discussion bringing together participants from the Encounters Over Several Plants programme and invited guests to reflect on technology, knowledge and ways of being connected to the lives and processes of plants. The event takes place at the Starr Cinema, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1, 3:30 - 4:45pm, 29 October 2022. See the Tate website for details.

Posted Friday, 14th October 2022 00:00

Alumni, PhD

Inter Scape: South Asian British women artists

This seminar explores South Asian British women artists contributions to contemporary art in presentations by artist Naiza Khan, art historian Rina Arya, curator Uthra Rajgopal and artist Uzma Sultan. Online via Zoom, Monday 17 October, 2 - 4pm. Free, register via Eventbrite.

Posted Wednesday, 12th October 2022 00:00

Alumni, PhD

COSS HYBRID 'Sarah Fortais: Artist in Residence on a Mars Analogue' - IAS

Slade alumna, Dr. Sarah Fortais, the first Artist-In-Residence for the Centre For Outer Space Studies, will be talking about some of the artwork she created as a crew member of the UK's first Analogue Space Research Mission, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, on Tuesday 18 October 2022 at the Institute of Advanced Studies, IAS Forum Room G17, Ground Floor, South Wing, UCL Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. Reserve via Eventbrite.

Posted Tuesday, 11th October 2022 00:00


Same, Same - Sid Motion Gallery

Alumni Remi Ajani, Gabriele Beveridge, Rose Davey, Mary Ramsden, Tessa Whitehead and former tutor Gary Woodley are showing in Same, Same, curated by Rose Davey and Sid Motion, at Sid Motion Gallery, Penarth Centre, 24a Hatcham Rd, London SE15 1TR,  from 30 September - 22 October 2022.

Posted Wednesday, 28th September 2022 00:00

Staff, Alumni

Objects of the Misanthropocene - Octagon Gallery

Objects of the Misanthropocene: Unearthing futures (2022), curated by former Slade Scientist-in-Residence Dean Sully, and Jo Volley, is showing at the Octagon Gallery, Wilkins Building, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, from 26 September 2022 - 10 February 2023. See the UCL Culture website for details.

Posted Monday, 26th September 2022 00:00

Students, Alumni

Muddy Mudlarks - Candid Arts Trust

Adam Bird, Annie Lee, Ben Coleman, Christine Chua, Katie Mess, Xiao Yuhan, curated by Christine Chua, are showing in Muddy Mudlarks at Candid Arts Trust, 3 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ from 23 - 26 September 2022, 12 - 6pm.

Posted Monday, 26th September 2022 00:00


SHOWSTOPPER - Saatchi Gallery

Shaqúelle Whyte is showing in SHOWSTOPPER at Gallery 4, Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4RY, 1 - 12 September & 21 - 24 September 2022. See the Saatchi Gallery website for details.

Posted Wednesday, 7th September 2022 00:00


Curved Space - PEER

Slade alum and Adrian Carruthers Memorial Fund recipient Holly Buckle is showing in Curved Space which explores entry to/the limitations of movement within social spaces at PEER, 97-99 Hoxton Street, London N1 6QL, from 30 September - 22 October.

Posted Wednesday, 31st August 2022 00:00


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.

Posted Wednesday, 10th August 2022 00:00


Merseyside Burman Empire - FACT

Chila Kumari Singh’s Merseyside Burman Empire, an experimental space, is open from 13 August 2022 - 18 June 2023 at FACT, 88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1 4DQ.  See the FACT website for details.

Posted Tuesday, 19th July 2022 00:00

Alumni, Slade

Adrian Carruthers Prize 2022

Congratulations to Hannah Morgan, recipent of the the Adrian Carruthers Award 2022/23⁠.The Adrian Carruthers Award is a partnership between Acme and the Slade, generously supported by the Adrian Carruthers Memorial Fund.

Posted Tuesday, 5th July 2022 00:00