International recognition for Fine Art student
A talented Northumbria University student, known for her large-scale vibrant oil paintings, has been presented with the Student Artist of the Year award by the Fine Art Trade Guild.
Gallery refurbishment marked by exhibition launch
A contemporary art gallery at the heart of Northumbria University’s City Campus has been relaunched following refurbishment with a brand new exhibition.
Woon Art Prize winner launches solo exhibition
The winner of a prestigious art prize has launched an exhibition at Northumbria University.
Design show backed by Gucci highlights emerging talent
Seven graduates from Northumbria University have made the shortlist of an international design competition supported by Gucci.
The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 is an online showcase which gives emerging creatives the chance to get feedback on their work from a panel of industry experts from the world of art and design.
The show was first launched last year after the Covid-19 pandemic le
Exhibition of lecturer’s woodwork will help visitors reimagine Roman life along Hadrian’s Wall
Philip Luscombe, who teaches on the 3D Design course within the Northumbria School of Design, was inspired by displays of altars, coins, pottery and jewellery unearthed from Coventina’s Well during a visit to Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland.
‘Languageless’ public health messaging to fight the pandemic
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have developed public health messaging materials with a difference to overcome communication challenges in Guatemala.
The art of social distancing - new project to explore how research and practice in the arts can inform social distancing policy in UK cities
Academics are to work with resilience planners from UK cities to explore how art and performance could be used to establish successful social distancing strategies.
Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute
An illustration by a Northumbria University fashion student has been chosen by luxury British fashion label Alexander McQueen to appear in a campaign thanking the NHS.
Cornish Revealed – artist as you’ve never seen him before
Northumbria University exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at the life and work of the celebrated County Durham painter Norman Cornish.
X-ray in a manger - centuries old nativity discovered during painting investigation
Art experts have experienced something of a Christmas miracle after discovering what could be a 16th century painting of a nativity scene hidden under another work of art.
Design graduate shortlisted for national art prize
Northumbria University graduate Jessica Slack has been shortlisted for the Signature Art Prize 2019/20 for her painting, Finding Life’s Joy.
Secrets of Lucretia painting closer to being revealed
The mystery of who painted a centuries-old artwork, and when, is closer to being revealed thanks to the work of art conservation and forensic science experts from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Continents connected through new cultural collaboration
Cultural and educational links between the UK and China have been strengthened following the announcement of a new partnership between a UK university and two Chinese cultural institutions.
Woon Prize winner launches solo exhibition
One year after she was named the winner of the 2018 Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Prize, artist Kara Chin is about to launch her first solo exhibition.
Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced
Northumbria University Master of Fine Art graduate Siân Hutchings has been announced as the 2019-20 Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence.
Woon Foundation Art and Sculpture Prize 2019 winner announced
The 2019 winner of one of the UK’s most generous art prizes has been announced during a ceremony at Northumbria University.
‘Bigg Ideas’ on show at new exhibition
One of Newcastle city centre’s most iconic locations is the inspiration behind a new exhibition of work by Northumbria University students, launching next week.
REVEAL 2019: A summer of success for Northumbria's creatives
REVEAL 2019 – Northumbria University’s End of Year showcase for its creative programmes – opens to the public on Thursday 20 June.
Out of the classroom and into the art gallery
A new project will bring literature to life for GCSE pupils by taking them out of their classrooms and into two North East art galleries.