It was the work of an Animation alumna that encouraged Laura Jayne Hodkin to come to ECA. Now, having graduated last year and picking up numerous awards for her final film 'Nailbiter' and follow-up 'Hayley and Joanna', Laura shares her experiences of ECA and tells us what is next.
Morbheinn McAllister didn't know what to expect when she decided to study Landscape Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA). Having graduated this year, she has gone straight into a role at a landscape architecture practice in Glasgow. Morbheinn shares her experience of the programme and the opportunities it gave her to be creative and develop her own style in the discipline.
Previously a printmaker, Daniel Cook discovered that film was his passion during his time at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA). Daniel's Master's short 'The King and I' enjoyed award success on the film festival circuit and his new moving image project 'Glasshouse' was recently exhibited at the Embassy Gallery.
Having completed his BA in Sculpture in 2004, Augustus had no hesitations about returning to do an MFA in 2011. In addition to being a practising artist and teacher in Athens, Augustus founded the Snehta residency which aims to promote and facilitate local and international artists.
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.