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Ed O’Donnell and a Tradition of Music at Leeds College of Art

In 1948 a young Ed O’Donnell, who had just come out of the coal mine, was walking up Vernon Street when he heard a trombone playing. …

Leeds College of Art celebrates 170 years of delivering art education

This year Leeds College of Art is celebrating 170 years of delivering art education in Leeds. …

Leeds College of Art artists & staff selected for the 2016 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

Richard Baker and Tom Palin have been selected for the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2016 …

Leeds is the UK’s best student city

Leeds has been recognised by The Independent for being the UK’s best student city! …

PhD by Design – Researching across difference

For two days, over 70 design researchers from 16 countries were brought together... …

Leeds College of Art Alumni Sculpture Obtains Listed Status

Post-War public sculpture created by Leeds College of Art alumni Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Bernard Schottlander have been given protected status by Historic England. …

latest events & exhibitions

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Kabir Hussain - Flat…

Responding to the topography of local Ilkley Moor and further afield in Norfolk where he is based, H…

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Edna Lumb - Industri…

The machine aesthetics of Edna Lumb (1931-1992) are unique in the male-dominated heavy industry of t…

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Rolling Alumni Exhib…

Throughout 2016 we are celebrating 170 years of art education in Leeds. In recognition of the histor…

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Garry Barker - When …

Garry Barker is a narrative artist who weaves found-yarns both old and new. He is one of the longest…

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Ralph Wallis: Is Thi…

Ralph worked as a technician at Leeds College of Art in the late 60s and set up darkrooms to provide…