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New online journal highlights innovation in the School’s creative curriculum

The Northern School of Art has launched an online journal featuring research-led articles on creative topics as part of its ongoing commitment to an innovative art and design curriculum, and the sharing of research wi... Read More
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Acclaimed play’s premiere outside London features young actor fresh from new Ken Loach film

An acting student with a part in Ken Loach’s new film is in the cast of an upcoming theatre performance by the first cohort of acting students at The Northern School of Art. Alberto Dumba, who will feature in Loach’s ... Read More

Planning application is submitted for a new film & TV studio for the North East

The Northern School of Art is one step closer to realising its vision of establishing a major film and TV production facility in the North East. A planning application has been submitted for ‘The Northern Studios’ &#8... Read More
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Students create Christmas gifts for Chernobyl’s rebel grandmas

A range of unique printed and embroidered tea towels created by textile design students at The Northern School of Art is heading for a collection of rebel grandmas celebrating Christmas in one of the world’s most toxi... Read More
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Spice Girls prompt trip down memory lane for the School’s costume lecturer

The announcement of next year’s Spice Girls tour sparked fond memories for a costume lecturer at The Northern School of Art, of the outfits she designed for the group when they first started out. Jane Havakin, program... Read More
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How to get into a seriously creative career

The Northern School of Art is inviting creative people of any age to discover more about its range of specialist courses. The event being held at what is one of the north’s leading arts schools will highlight de... Read More
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Award-winning international photojournalist’s visit inspires students

Renowned photojournalist Tom Stoddart shared stories of a career that has included covering the fall of the Berlin Wall, the election of President Nelson Mandela and the Iraq war in an inspirational talk for photograp... Read More
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Students and staff use creative talents to mark WW1 centenary

Students and staff at The Northern School of Art have collaborated on a series of events to mark the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice. A dramatic cascade of over 1500 poppies han... Read More
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Photography graduate’s powerful images feature in Great War Armistice commemoration exhibition

A series of powerful contemporary images of The Somme by a photography graduate from The Northern School of Art form part of an ambitious commemoration for the Centenary of the Great War Armistice. Local photographer ... Read More
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Fine art lecturer questions popular views of the mother in Prague exhibition

A space formerly used for communist propaganda in Prague is the venue for a series of giant images by a fine art lecturer at The Northern School of Art that seek to challenge populist representations of the mother. Ma... Read More