Slade School of Fine Art


Students, PhD ate three hundred devils - Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery

Katarzyna Depta-Garapich is showing ate three hundred devils, a two-person show at Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery, Tatra Museum, Zakopane, Poland. The work forms part of her PhD research and the project was supported by Malcolm Hughes and Jean Spencer Memorial Bursaries. See the Tatra Museum website for information about the show.

Posted Saturday, 18th June 2022 00:00

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


Maya Simms designs art installation for BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

Congratulations to 2nd year undergraduate student Maya Simms who designed a bespoke art installation for BAFTA unveiled at an event to thank the donors who supported the redevelopment of BAFTA 195 Piccadilly!

Posted Friday, 20th May 2022 00:00


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

Graduate Show featuring the work of 70 MA/MFA final year student continues to Saturday 25 June, 10am - 8pm daily.

Please note: Thursday 23 June. The Slade remains open whilst the Quad is closed today. Please follow the UCL Security guidance for entry to the building.


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