Group    From 1907 

Edinburgh College of Art

Categories: Art, Education

Countries: Scotland

It was originally founded in 1760 and acquired its present name in 1907. Notable alumni include the architects Nicholas Grimshaw and Basil Spence and the playwright John Arden. (D.A. Edin stands for Diploma of Associate, Edinburgh College of Art).

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Edinburgh College of Art

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Charles McCall

Charles McCall, DAEdin, ROI, NEAC, 1907-1989, artist, lived and died here.

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Ray Walker

Ray Walker

Muralist. Married to Anna. Designed the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural but died suddenly from a heart attack, aged 39 before the painting began.  He was also working on the Cable Street mural when he...

Person, Art

3 memorials
Janet Laurence

Janet Laurence

Sydney based Australian artist.

Person, Art, Australia

1 memorial
Leo Mol

Leo Mol

Artist and sculptor. Born Leonid Molodozhanyn in Polonne, Ukraine. Studied at the Leningrad Academy of Arts. After living in Germany and The Hague, he emigrated to Canada in 1948. A prolific artist...

Person, Art, Canada, Ukraine

1 memorial
Antoine Watteau

Antoine Watteau

Artist. Born Jean-Antoine Watteau in Valenciennes. In 1702, he moved to Paris and worked as a scene painter at the Opera. He is credited with inventing the genre of 'fêtes galantes', which shows sc...

Person, Art, France

1 memorial
Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley

Illustrator. Born Aubrey Vincent Beardsley at 12 Buckingham Road, Brighton. Diagnosed with tuberculosis at the age of seven and described by his mother as 'like a delicate little piece of Dresden c...

Person, Art, Literature, France

1 memorial