RDMH – Give Me My Mountains! by Hailey Austin & Emma Oosterhous

Comic artwork by Hailey Austin (story) & Emma Oosterhous (artwork) for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition draws on ‘Give Me The Hills’, written by Syd Scroggie with illustrations by Colin Gibson. Hailey & Emma also reference Colorado mountains from home. Give Me My Mountains! – Story by Hailey Austin, Art by Emma Oosterhous Comic artwork…Continue Reading RDMH – Give Me My Mountains! by Hailey Austin & Emma Oosterhous

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Understanding and improving health and wellbeing’

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition received 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get creative all at the same time. Each entrant was…Continue Reading The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research – ‘Understanding and improving health and wellbeing’

The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research Competition Winners

The Doctoral Academy’s first Images of Research competition has now come to a close, with 25 eligible submissions for consideration by our expert panel. PGRs were asked to portray their research in a single image along with a 50 word description, providing a great way to showcase public engagement abilities, increase research profiles and get…Continue Reading The Doctoral Academy: Images of Research Competition Winners

James Lamb and the University of Dundee’s Fine Art Collection in the 1960s & ’70s

While the University’s museums and galleries are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency, we’re sharing more of our collections online. This is the latest in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In this video we look at the…Continue Reading James Lamb and the University of Dundee’s Fine Art Collection in the 1960s & ’70s

RDMH – Oceans Deep by Anne Watson

Oceans Deep is a stunning collection of silver pieces by Anne Watson for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition. Anne’s highly detailed pins, pendants, earrings, cufflinks, bracelets and rings derive from engravings in the rare books ‘Deliciae Naturae Selectae’ and Seba’s ‘Locupletissimi’ held by the University Archives. Oceans Deep by Anne Watson Sterling silver jewellery…Continue Reading RDMH – Oceans Deep by Anne Watson

RDMH – Welcome to Sunny Dundee! by Suzanne Scott

These wonderful beach huts, handcrafted by Suzanne Scott for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition, were inspired by glass plate negatives from the University Archives showing people enjoying the beaches of Carnoustie and Broughty Ferry in 1913. Welcome to Sunny Dundee! by Suzanne Scott Installation “I was immediately curious about these quirky wooden wheeled beach…Continue Reading RDMH – Welcome to Sunny Dundee! by Suzanne Scott

Recent Fine Art Acquisitions for the Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection (Video)

While the University’s museums and galleries are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency, we’re sharing more of our collections online. This is the latest in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In this video we look at the…Continue Reading Recent Fine Art Acquisitions for the Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection (Video)

Bits & Bones: An Introduction to Medical and Forensic Art

Earlier this year, the Bits & Bones exhibition was a student organised event to showcase their range of artwork and talents, and provide the public with an introduction to the fields of Medical and Forensic Art. The exhibit presented depictions of anatomical illustrations, écorché sculptures, facial reconstructions, among others, using a series of technical, traditional…Continue Reading Bits & Bones: An Introduction to Medical and Forensic Art