After graduating, Claire Walsh returned 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).
- alumni graduate profile.
As an aspiring curator, Diego was drawn to ECA because of the community environment of the School. History of Art being a part of the art college provided Diego with opportunities to meet and work with artists.
Postgraduate taught, one year/full-time, two years/part-time.
For Mekhala, studying Modern & Contemporary Art: History, Curating & Criticism at ECA, fostered her love of both art and law and encouraged her to pursue her interests in the field.
Postgraduate research, one year/full-time, two years/part-time.
After graduating from the Modern Art: History, Curating, Criticism MSc at ECA, Ruth wanted to continue her research inquiry on the subject of walking in contemporary art practice, through a History of Art PhD.
Four postgraduate students on ECA's MSc by Research in Collections and Curating Practices programme have collaborated with the Travelling Gallery and the University of Edinburgh Art Collection on a new mobile art exhibition about community-led struggles for safe, affordable housing in Scotland.
After graduating from Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, Gaia decided to continue her education at ECA to learn the fundamentals of curatorial debates directly from field professionals while also being given the freedom to explore her research interests.