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Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth 100 years on: celebrating an exceptional generation of students in Leeds

This week we marked 100 years on from Henry Moore starting his sculpture studies in Leeds. The same year artist Barbara Hepworth also enrolled at the University, then known as Leeds School of Art. …

Visual Communications student wins Creative Conscience award for D/deaf awareness film

Kirsty Ramsay-Hogan's Silver Creative Conscience Award was made for a humorous and informative film that raises awareness of the needs of D/deaf students. …

World-expert on the history of comics kick starts Leeds Arts University’s new MA Graphic Novel

The University’s new MA Graphic Novel launched with an introduction to the history of comics by, Paul Gravett, one of the most knowledgeable figures of the comic publishing world. …

Leeds Art University student wins at the Graduate Fashion Foundation Awards 2020

BA (Hons) Fashion student, Daisie Jacobs wins Fashion Styling & Creative Direction Award 2020 and Tasarla Lagan featured in the awards night catwalk show …

Celebrating 100 years since Henry Moore started studying sculpture in Leeds

Leeds Arts University and Henry Moore Institute are marking 100 years since Yorkshire’s own Henry Moore started studying sculpture at the University, then known as Leeds School of Art. …

Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth 100 years on: celebrating an exceptional generation of students in Leeds

This week we marked 100 years on from Henry Moore starting his sculpture studies in Leeds. The same year artist Barbara Hepworth also enrolled at the University, then known as Leeds School of Art. …

World-expert on the history of comics kick starts Leeds Arts University’s new MA Graphic Novel

The University’s new MA Graphic Novel launched with an introduction to the history of comics by, Paul Gravett, one of the most knowledgeable figures of the comic publishing world. …

Celebrating 100 years since Henry Moore started studying sculpture in Leeds

Leeds Arts University and Henry Moore Institute are marking 100 years since Yorkshire’s own Henry Moore started studying sculpture at the University, then known as Leeds School of Art. …

Visual Communications student wins Creative Conscience award for D/deaf awareness film

Kirsty Ramsay-Hogan's Silver Creative Conscience Award was made for a humorous and informative film that raises awareness of the needs of D/deaf students. …

Leeds Art University student wins at the Graduate Fashion Foundation Awards 2020

BA (Hons) Fashion student, Daisie Jacobs wins Fashion Styling & Creative Direction Award 2020 and Tasarla Lagan featured in the awards night catwalk show …

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MA Curation Practices alumnus tells us about his Armley lockdown community art projects

James Gray also shares how two years of study at Leeds Arts University led to the founding of a community-interest-company, Graft Collaborative CIC …

Kalika Aloni: Why I chose to study Fine Art

BA (Hons) Fine Art student Kalika Aloni tells us why she chose to study fine art at Leeds Arts University …

Yoko Ono at Leeds

University Curator, Dr Catriona McAra, reflects on the 2019 exhibition ‘Yoko Ono at Leeds’ …

Lockdown photography in Leeds: from Hyde Park to national recognition

MA Curation Practices student and photographer, Coralie Datta, reflects on two lockdown photography projects that offer a window onto life in Headlingley and Hyde Park before and during the pandemic …

Sophia Moreno: Moving to Leeds

Our BA (Hons) Illustration student Sophia tells us about her move from New York to Leeds …

University Curator Reviews 2020 Show

University Curator, Dr Catriona McAra, shares her personal highlights and response to the Leeds Arts University Show 2020 in this video review of the online exhibition …

MA Curation Practices alumnus tells us about his Armley lockdown community art projects

James Gray also shares how two years of study at Leeds Arts University led to the founding of a community-interest-company, Graft Collaborative CIC …

Yoko Ono at Leeds

University Curator, Dr Catriona McAra, reflects on the 2019 exhibition ‘Yoko Ono at Leeds’ …

Sophia Moreno: Moving to Leeds

Our BA (Hons) Illustration student Sophia tells us about her move from New York to Leeds …

Kalika Aloni: Why I chose to study Fine Art

BA (Hons) Fine Art student Kalika Aloni tells us why she chose to study fine art at Leeds Arts University …

Lockdown photography in Leeds: from Hyde Park to national recognition

MA Curation Practices student and photographer, Coralie Datta, reflects on two lockdown photography projects that offer a window onto life in Headlingley and Hyde Park before and during the pandemic …

University Curator Reviews 2020 Show

University Curator, Dr Catriona McAra, shares her personal highlights and response to the Leeds Arts University Show 2020 in this video review of the online exhibition …

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