Slade School of Fine Art


Students, Alumni

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022

Many congratulations to alumnae Abi Ola; Kneed: Ishwari Bhalerao & Leonie Rousham and 2022 BA finalist Bishwadhan Rai and MFA finalist Adam Boyd, who have all been selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022. See the Bloomberg New Contemporaries website.

Posted Friday, 17th June 2022 00:00


Paula Rego (1935 - 2022)

We were very sad to hear of the death of Slade alumna Dame Paula Rego at the age of 87. We would like to express our sincere condolences to her family.
Paula Rego was born in Lisbon in 1935 and studied at the Slade between 1952 and 1956.
See The Guardian, 8 June 2022 for an appreciation of her life.

Posted Wednesday, 8th June 2022 00:00


Chila Kumari Singh Burman awarded MBE

Congratulations to alumna Chila Kumari Singh Burman who has been awarded a MBE in the Queen’s Jubilee birthday honours for services to the arts, and her seminal installation 'remembering a brave new world' which lit up London during the pandemic.

Posted Thursday, 2nd June 2022 00:00

Alumni, Slade, PhD

Interworlds: Remi Rana Allen and Sinta Tantra

Interworlds: Remi Rana Allen and Sinta Tantra focuses on the work of leading artists Remi Rana Allen and Sinta Tantra. Online via Zoom, Tuesday 14 June, 3 - 5pm. Free, book via Eventbrite.

Posted Friday, 27th May 2022 00:00


Jocelyn McGregor - Sculpture in the City

Alumna Jocelyn McGregor's first public sculpture, 'Earthing', has just been unveiled as part of Sculpture in the City: Aldgate Square Commission, part of Sculpture in the City 11th Edition.

Earthing will be on display until spring 2023 and will join the rest of the 11th edition sculpture trail launching on 21 June 2022. See the Sculpture in the City website for more information.

Posted Friday, 20th 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


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


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

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