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Illustration lecturer’s hommage to Krampus puts the horror into Christmas

The festive season has taken on a darker tone for The Northern School of Art Illustration lecturer Nick Holmes, who had to draw inspiration from a scary Santa tradition from Central European folklore for a recent comm... Read More
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Textiles graduate’s amazing success story

A fascinating interview with textiles graduate Suzanne Treacy was featured in a recent edition of the leading embroidery and needle craft magazine Mr X Stitch. The publication was catching up with Suzanne as a previou... Read More
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Exhibition celebrates 50 years of talented Tees Valley artists

An exhibition featuring work from world-famous artists, many of them alumni of The Northern School of Art, that showcases half a century of artistic talent from the Tees Valley is on show in Middlesbrough. Paintings b... Read More
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Costume design students’ work on show in prestigious The Bowes Museum exhibition

A series of garments created by costume design students at The Northern School of Art that were inspired by the female heroines of a renowned seventeenth century Italian painter are on show as part of a major exhibiti... Read More
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Illustration lecturer wins dream commission with leading make-up brand

Some exciting news for The Northern School of Art Illustration lecturer, Frances Moffat, who has worked on a commission with a high profile make-up brand that has collaborated with Lady Gaga. Frances, pictured below, ... Read More
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Works by School’s print technician, established artist Kathryn Bell, to go sale at the National Glass Centre

At The Northern School of Art we’re very proud of our creative, specialist and collaborative community. Our students are taught by industry specialists, many of whom are practitioners who continue to work across... Read More
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Students create jungle themed library project for Northwood Primary School

Northwood Primary School in Darlington invited in students from The Northern School of Art to help bring its school library area to life for children. Level 3 Extended Diploma students from a number of specialist art ... Read More
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Graduates make memorable visit to Chernobyl

Former students and alumni recently made a visit to Chernobyl along with their Textiles degree lecturer, Claire Baker. Claire’s research of the Chernobyl exclusion zone, titled ‘Embroidery as Language&#821... Read More
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Illustration degree students draw inspiration from leading children’s picture book artist

A bestselling author and illustrator visited The Northern School of Art to share his story and pass on advice to students about how to succeed as commercial illustrators. Chris Chatterton, whose children’s pictu... Read More
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Funds approved for The Northern School of Art’s new £14.5m gateway building in central Middlesbrough

Funding for a multi-million-pound, state-of the-art new building for The Northern School of Art’s further education (post 16) campus has been approved by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority Cabinet. The £14.5... Read More