Ade Adesina

Ade Adesina

  b. 1980 Nigerian-born Adesina studied at Gray’s School of Art, graduating in 2012. Upon graduating, he participated in the school’s Graduate in Residence programme before going on to exhibit widely across the UK.  Adesina’s work takes influence from his African...
Bob Batchelor

Bob Batchelor

  1929 – 2010 Bob Batchelor was born and brought up in Georgetown, Guyana.  He was the son of a Guyanese mother and a Scottish father.  He came to Scotland in 1946, aged 18, to study Drawing and Painting at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, and apart...

Ruth Beardsworth

b. 1943 Ruth Beardsworth was born in Bremen, Germany. She graduated with a BA (Hons) Fine Art from Preston Polytechnic in 1979. This was followed by an MA in Printmaking at Manchester Polytechnic in 1980. She has worked as a lecturer at Gray’s School of Art in...
Reinhard Behrens

Reinhard Behrens

b. 1951 Born in Germany, Behrens studied Drawing and Painting at Hamburg College of Art 1971 – 1979.  Later, when studying at Vienna Academy of Art, he was awarded a academic exchange grant which allowed him to complete a Postgraduate Course in Drawing and Painting at...
John Bellany

John Bellany

  1942 – 2013 John Bellany was one of the most acclaimed and prolific artists of his generation.  Developing his powerful and unique mode of figuration at a time when abstraction was the favoured style within painting, Bellany combined elements of Expressionism,...
J. Gordon Brown

J. Gordon Brown

  Brown was born in Edinburgh and studied at Gray’s School of Art.  He was best known for his work which utilised diffused colour to emotive effect, creating interesting contrasts between chromatic opposites and tonal variations.  These images are abstractions,...