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Textile Design student collaborates with innovative flooring company

BA (Hons) Textile Design student Zak Reilly won a brief to work with flooring company Milliken to see his designs brought to life. …

Acclaimed comic book artist Frank Quitely talks to students

In advance of the release of Jupiter's Legacy on Netflix on 7 May, critically acclaimed comic book artist Frank Quitely spoke to postgraduate students at Leeds Arts University. …

Film by Creative Writing students premieres at Leeds Lit Fest

Students from Leeds Arts University’s BA (Hons) Creative Writing have taken part in a live streamed event as a part of Leeds Lit Fest. …

It’s a Sin writer and creator Russell T Davies speaks to students at Leeds Arts University’s Creative Networks

Russell T Davies OBE, multi BAFTA-winning writer, creator and producer talked to students about his life in the screen industry during the in conversation hosted by Creative Networks at Leeds Arts University. …

Leeds Arts University in national project to promote belonging through assessment

Leeds Arts University is working with UAL (University of the Arts London) and The Glasgow School of Art on a new collaborative project to enhance equity in student outcomes. …

New Arts Residency explores what ‘HOME’ means now

A new residency launched by Leeds Arts University staff, alumni and artists is asking public to participate online and share their experience of what home means to them with the hashtag #WhatDoesHomeMeansNow. …

Textile Design student collaborates with innovative flooring company

BA (Hons) Textile Design student Zak Reilly won a brief to work with flooring company Milliken to see his designs brought to life. …

Film by Creative Writing students premieres at Leeds Lit Fest

Students from Leeds Arts University’s BA (Hons) Creative Writing have taken part in a live streamed event as a part of Leeds Lit Fest. …

Leeds Arts University in national project to promote belonging through assessment

Leeds Arts University is working with UAL (University of the Arts London) and The Glasgow School of Art on a new collaborative project to enhance equity in student outcomes. …

Acclaimed comic book artist Frank Quitely talks to students

In advance of the release of Jupiter's Legacy on Netflix on 7 May, critically acclaimed comic book artist Frank Quitely spoke to postgraduate students at Leeds Arts University. …

It’s a Sin writer and creator Russell T Davies speaks to students at Leeds Arts University’s Creative Networks

Russell T Davies OBE, multi BAFTA-winning writer, creator and producer talked to students about his life in the screen industry during the in conversation hosted by Creative Networks at Leeds Arts University. …

New Arts Residency explores what ‘HOME’ means now

A new residency launched by Leeds Arts University staff, alumni and artists is asking public to participate online and share their experience of what home means to them with the hashtag #WhatDoesHomeMeansNow. …

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From the collection: celebrating the work of Tauba Auerbach

Subject Library Assistant Laura Wood delves into the Library’s Special Collections to celebrate the work of visual artist Tauba Auerbach. …

In-conversation: Rachel Goodyear and Professor Patricia Allmer

In-conversation: Rachel Goodyear and Professor Patricia Allmer In lieu of Rachel Goodyear’s postponed solo exhibition at Leeds Arts University, our University Curator, Dr Catriona McAra, has collaborated on a publication with Corridor 8 Magazine, Ra …

International Colour Day: Dr. Sarah Taylor on American colour theorist Elizabeth Burris-Meyer

In advance of International Colour Day on 21 March 2021, Dr. Sarah Taylor, Head of Postgraduate Studies at Leeds Arts University celebrates the life and work of American colour theorist Elizabeth Burris-Meyer (1899-1969). …

University Curator Reviews Leeds Arts University Postgraduate Show

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

Basic Design in the Leeds Arts University archive

Leeds Arts University Subject Library Assistant, Laura Wood, presents some of her recent finds from the University Archive. …

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 …

From the collection: celebrating the work of Tauba Auerbach

Subject Library Assistant Laura Wood delves into the Library’s Special Collections to celebrate the work of visual artist Tauba Auerbach. …

International Colour Day: Dr. Sarah Taylor on American colour theorist Elizabeth Burris-Meyer

In advance of International Colour Day on 21 March 2021, Dr. Sarah Taylor, Head of Postgraduate Studies at Leeds Arts University celebrates the life and work of American colour theorist Elizabeth Burris-Meyer (1899-1969). …

Basic Design in the Leeds Arts University archive

Leeds Arts University Subject Library Assistant, Laura Wood, presents some of her recent finds from the University Archive. …

In-conversation: Rachel Goodyear and Professor Patricia Allmer

In-conversation: Rachel Goodyear and Professor Patricia Allmer In lieu of Rachel Goodyear’s postponed solo exhibition at Leeds Arts University, our University Curator, Dr Catriona McAra, has collaborated on a publication with Corridor 8 Magazine, Ra …

University Curator Reviews Leeds Arts University Postgraduate Show

Dr Catriona McAra shares her personal highlights and response to the Leeds Arts University Postgraduate 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 …

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