Drawing and Painting graduate John Mitchell's time at ECA allowed him the space to explore and evolve his practice without worrying about what was to come next. A Summer at Yale University lead John to question his practice, eventually moving away from painting and focussing on other mediums.
Since graduating, John taught at Reading University and has exhibited his work nationally and internationally.
While studying, Katherine was able to secure experience working at the Fruitmarket Gallery and for the British Council/Arab British Centre in a project entitled Making Marks in a series of real-life projects which supplemented her academic research.
He Zhu's impulsive decision to study at ECA stemmed from the desire to connect her childhood love of drawing to an industry profession. While at ECA, she able to explore a range of subjects, drawing styles, techniques and genres which led to her discovery of a love for children's picture books.
Illustration - MFA, 2021
Painting - BA (Hons), 2019
As a mature student, Gary had to juggle his studies with the responsibilities of family life, However this did not hold him back and he followed his dream of studying at ECA, acquiring a range of skills and participating in exhibitions and field trips across the country,
Daniel's decision to study at ECA was fuelled by an immense passion for painting but the opportunities he encountered once enrolled on the course are what have shaped his interests in the field today. Culminating in his nomination for the Freelands painting prize, the Purchase Prize from the university’s Art Collection and an opportunity to show at the Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries Exhibition in 2023.