A look back at college of art’s 130 years of creativity

FOR 130 years, scores of pupils have passed through the doors of Dundee’s legendary art school.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) is this year celebrating a landmark birthday.

Constructed Textiles Dept., Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.

Founded in 1888, the school was originally known as the Institute of Technology until being officially renamed in 1975.

From fine art and jewellery to forensic art and visual effects, DJCAD is considered to be one of the most respected schools of its kind in the UK.

Some of the students of Duncan of Jordanstone College, Dundee who staged an overnight sit in to protest at Social Services Secretary Norman Fowler’s review on student grants.

Among the famous alumni are Turner Prize winner Susan Philipsz and BAFTA-winning director David Mackenzie.

We looked back into our picture archives of exhibitions and events at DJCAD through the years.

Alan Craighead and Fiona McLeod, students at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, with some of the toys made for handicapped children.
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art.