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Leeds Train Station mural ‘Creative City’ celebrates 170 years of Leeds College of Art

Leeds College of Art commissioned current BA (Hons) Illustration student George Addy to design and create a special 170 anniversary mural at Leeds Train Station. …

Former students reunite at Leeds College of Art

In celebration of 170 years of Leeds College of Art, former students were invited back to the College to a reunion party for alumni from 1970 – 2010. …

Kenneth Armitage centenary exhibition opens in Bath

As the 170th Anniversary celebrations continue at the College, another alumnus is recognised with a special centenary exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath …

Patrick Hughes: Forwards to Backwards opening night

As the 170th anniversary celebrations continue, Leeds College of Art welcomes back London based Surrealist artist Patrick Hughes, who taught here in the 1960s. …

Jacob Kramer and Fred Lawson at Leeds College of Art

Jacob Kramer would often stay at Fred Lawson’s home; his photographs are a record of the two friends as both young students and established artists. …

Leeds College of Art gains Taught Degree Awarding Powers

Leeds College of Art is pleased to announce today that it has been given the power to award its own degrees The Privy Council has written to the College to confirm …

Alumna Liz West at the National History Museum, London

Alumna Liz West has created a new light installation Our Spectral Vision at the Natural History Museum in London. …

Vivienne Ellenport: The Rock and Roll Years

Vivienne Ellenport studied at Leeds College of art from 1953 – 1958. Here she shares her memories of her time at the college. …

College celebrates comic art with Thought Bubble (2)

Leeds College of Art is a partner and proud sponsor of the UK’s largest annual Comic Art Festival, Thought Bubble …

Our Heritage Open Day

On Saturday 10th September we hosted our first Heritage Open Day at our Vernon Street building to mark the country's largest heritage festival Heritage Open Days 2016 …

Leeds College of Art oldest living alumna Katherine May Fryer

We look back over the life and work of our oldest living alumni, Katherine Mary Fryer, as she celebrates her 106th birthday. …

Stass Paraskos exhibition opens at The Tetley

In 1966 Leeds College of Art alumnus Stass Paraskos staged an exhibition in Leeds. 50 years on, The Tetley is bringing back together works from the controversial Lovers and Romances. …