Attracted by the University’s reputation, Camilla enrolled in the MSc History of Art, Theory and Display programme at ECA, graduating in 2012. After 4 years as a Gallery Assistant, Camilla is now a Gallery Manager, specialising in Scottish Art.
Artist and designer, Siobhan Healy, came to ECA to develop her practice and to explore glass as a medium. Time spent at ECA afforded new opportunities to broaden her research into biodiversity and earth sciences.
Jessica Kelly has written music for games, short films, apps, theatre, documentaries, a web series and various festivals. Jessica won 'Best Music Video' at the RoundGlass Music Awards in New York in January 2018, and has performed her music live at the Soundtrack Cologne awards ceremony.
After studying graphic design in his home of Uruguay, artist Santiago Paulós wanted a programme that would articulate his ideas and contextualise his work – this attracted him to study the MFA in Contemporary Art Practice here at ECA.
In 2014, Claire Walsh was the first graduate to be selected as part of a new scheme to bring graduates back to ECA to do a short residency before she moved on to curating a series of events as part of the 2016 Edinburgh Art Festival. Since then, Claire has gone onto a role at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and is now the assistant curator in the Collections department at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA).
Wanting to learn more about sustainability within the design industry, Ernesto Carvajal left his home in Quito, Ecuador to join the Advanced Sustainable Design - MSc programme at Edinburgh College of Art. Now, working at an architectural practice in Boston, USA, Ernesto is planning to work with an indigenous community in Ecuador to construct a community centre using sustainable building methods.