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Dr Euan McArthur retires

Dr Euan McArthur who worked and practiced at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design has retired after 24 years of service. Euan McArthur’s career began at Grays School of Art in Aberdeen where he graduated in 1977 with a diploma and postgraduate diploma in Drawing and Painting. He subsequently became involved in exhibition curation, first as Director of Artspace Galleries in Aberdeen and then Exhibitions Organiser at the Third Eye Centre in Glasgow. Euan has been involved in teaching from an early stage in his career, at Grays School of Art before moving to the University of Dundee in 1993...

‘The More You Look, the More You See’ – Dundee Arts Cafe on September 19

This month’s Dundee Arts Café will be taking a look at the work of one of Scotland’s leading contemporary artists. Calum Colvin, Professor of Fine Art Photography at the University of Dundee, has exhibited nationally and internationally for over thirty years. A selection of his artwork that reflects upon Dundee and its place in Scottish, British and world culture is currently on display at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum, which is where his Dundee Arts Café session will take place on Tuesday 19 September. He constructs photographic artworks that begin as large-s...

Students up for Undergraduate Awards

A student and an alum from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design student have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Undergraduate Awards. Martha Andrews, an Interior & Environmental Design graduate and Joanne Hall, a current MFA Art & Humanities student, are two of ten students shortlisted this year.  Martha's submission was ranked in the top 10% of all submissions in the Architecture and Design category.  Joanne has been Highly Commended in the Visual Arts category, for a submission entitled ‘Traces’. Her work experiments with delicate ...

DJCAD Graduate Kirsten Manzi to launch new jewellery collection

DJCAD jewellery & metal design graduate Kirsten Manzi will launch her new jewellery collection, ‘Balance’ on Saturday September 16th with an exclusive event at Flamingosaurus Rex: a dynamic, multi-functional art gallery and boutique, situated in the Bruntsfield area of Edinburgh. It features a range of pieces designed to mix and match including a series of necklaces, bold brooches as well as unique cufflinks and earrings. The minimal designs focus on quality craftsmanship and subtle details creating timeless, understated pieces for every occasion. Kirsten graduated in 2013 and spent so...

Dundee shortlisted as University of the Year in Times Higher Education Awards

The University of Dundee has been shortlisted as the `University of the Year’ for the Times Higher Education Awards 2017. The shortlisting recognises the University’s remarkable progress over the academic year 2015-16. Following a realignment of the University’s academic and professional structure, which took effect in August 2015, we have: twice been named Scottish University of the Year achieved an average rise of 20 places across the three main league tables in the UK achieved record scores in the National Student Survey, in the top ten in the UK been given a Gold Award in the Teachin...

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