Remembering John Robb-Webb

29 April 2019

John Robb-Webb (1937-2019), former Principal of Jacob Kramer College (now Leeds Arts University) sadly passed away at his home in Skelmanthorpe on 8 April 2019 aged 82.

Image: Exterior of Leeds Arts University Vernon Street building, formally known as Jacob Kramer College and Leeds College of Art. 

John Robb-Webb was Principal of Jacob Kramer College from 1977-1991. Under his stewardship several notable students attended the College including artists Damien Hirst, Marcus Harvey, Georgina Starr and Thomas Houseago and Film Director Clio Barnard. He also presided over the opening of the new building on Blenheim Walk which opened in 1985.