1846

Taught

1859-1870

Artist and Joint Principal

Taught

1880-1920

Artist (Painter) and Teacher

1900

Studied

1902-1904

Artist and Educationalist. Principal of the Royal University of Art 1935-47

Studied

1908-1914

Abstract Artist and pioneer of Modernism

A painter of abstracts and figurative work, in 1919 Stephenson took on Sikert's studio in Hampstead, where he was later joined by Herbert Read, Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. His paintings also show the influence of Hungarian artist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, who taught at the Bauhaus in Germany before moving to London in 1935, living not far from Stephenson.

 

Studied & Taught

1902-1928

Artist, Teacher and Principal

Studied

1907-1913

Ukrainian-born painter, Jacob Kramer was one of the first artists in England to exhibit
expressionist paintings in 1912 and a central figure of the Leeds Art Movement
in the 1930s.

Studied & Taught

1910-1913

Artist and Teacher

Studied & Taught

1911-1914

Artist and Poster Designer

Studied

1912-1915

Artist and Teacher

Studied & Taught

1912-1914

Artist (Landscape and Portrait Painter). Taught from 1919-1920.

Studied & Taught

1915

Artist taught 1920-1934

1920

Studied

1919-1921

Artist (Painter)

Studied

1920-1921

Artist (Painter)

Studied

1926-1932

Artist

Studied

1927-1931

Studied & Taught

1931-1936

Artist, Teacher and Principal.

Taught from 1946-1977.

Studied

1932-1938

Artist (Painter)

1940

Studied

1942-1944

Architect

Taught

1945-1956

Principal

Studied

1947-1952

Painter

Studied

1947-1949

Advertising Executive

Creative Director at influential advertising agency Collette Dickenson & Pearce

Studied

1948-1953

Artist

Studied

1948-1951

Sculptor

Studied

1948-1953

Photographer

Laurie Burt

1948-1955

Sculptor and Teacher.

Taught 1955-1960

Studied

1949-1950

Entertainer

Studied

1949-1954

Art Director and Design Consultant

1950

Taught

1950-1969

Artist, Teacher, Designer

Taught

1956-1959

Sir Terry Frost was an English Abstract Artist, who worked in Newlyn, Cornwall.  In 1992, he was elected a Royal Academician and was knighted in 2000. 

Studied & Taught

1956-1958

Artist and Teacher. Taught 1961-1969

Taught

1956-1970

Artist, Teacher and Principal

Taught

1956-1964

Artist and Teacher

Studied

1957-1961

Artist and Printmaker

Studied

1958

Advertising Creative (CDP and WCRS)

1960

Taught

1959-1969

Artist & Teacher

Studied & Taught

1960

Actor

Artist & Teacher

1960-1964

Artist & Teacher. Taught 1965-1994

Studied

1964-1968

Artist and Teacher

Taught

1964-1969

Surrealist Artist

Studied

1966-1967

Artist and Teacher

Taught

1968-1969

Conceptual Artist and Avant-garde Composer

Taught

1969

Fluxus Artist

Robert Filliou was a French artist producing works as an ‘action poet’ and
sculptor.  He came to Leeds Arts University in 1969 to teach with Robin Page and George Brecht, where he staged a game that became multiple art works named ‘Leeds’ in 1976.

Studied

1968-1969

Photographer and Artist

Studied & Taught

1967-1992

Artist and Teacher

Studied

1968-1969

Film Director and Producer

Studied

1973-1974

Sculptor

Studied

1975-1976

Artist & Professor of Fine Art

Studied

1978-1979

Artist

Studied

1979-1980

Sculptor

1980

Studied

1982-1983

Artist

Marcus Harvey studied at Leeds Arts University before going on to graduate from Goldsmiths University in 1986.  During his time in Leeds he became a close friend of Damien Hirst.  Harvey is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs), he is known for his portrayal of Moors murderer Myra Hindley shown in the Sensation exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art in 1997.

Studied

1983-1984

Artist

Studied

1983-1984

Film Director

Clio Barnard is a British director of documentary and feature films. She won critical acclaim and multiple awards for her debut, The Arbor, an experimental documentary about Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.  In 2013 her film The Selfish Giant premiered in the Director's Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival.  

Studied

1986-1987

Artist

Studied

1990-1991

Artist

Studied

1994-1997

Wallpaper Artist

Studied

1989-1993

Comedian, Actor and Writer

Studied

1998-1999

Menswear Designer

Omar Kashoura launched his own brand, Omar Kashoura, in 2008. He taught at Central Saint Martins from 2012-2015.  In 2015 he was appointed Menswear Design Manager, Senior Designer at Vivienne Westwood. 

2000

Studied

1999-2000

Artist Director

Studied

2003-2004

Artist