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.
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.
Artist (Landscape and Portrait Painter). Taught from 1919-1920.
Artist taught 1920-1934
Artist, Teacher and Principal.
Taught from 1946-1977.
Creative Director at influential advertising agency Collette Dickenson & Pearce
Sculptor and Teacher.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.