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Congratulations to our 2017 Graduates

July 25th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Congratulations to our 2017 Graduates

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported The Art Academy’s 2017 Graduate Show and helped make it such a success.  We had a fantastic variety of work on display from students graduating from the Fine Art Diploma, Fine Art Foundation, Portrait Diploma and Certificate.  A very big thanks also to our guest speaker Richard […]


Diploma Student Gets Print in RA Summer Exhibition

June 22nd, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Diploma Student Gets Print in RA Summer Exhibition

Congratulations too to second year Fine Art Diploma student Annabel MacIver, who has had a Drypoint Collagraph entitled “Purity in a Dark World I” (pictured) accepted to the prestigious RA Summer exhibition!  The exhibition runs from 13th June – 20th August.    


The Art Academy Prospectus

August 12th, 2016 by admin | Comments Off on The Art Academy Prospectus

  The new long course prospectus is now available for download.


Clearing Spaces on Fine Art Foundation & Diploma Starting September 2015

August 14th, 2015 by James | Comments Off on Clearing Spaces on Fine Art Foundation & Diploma Starting September 2015

We still have very limited number of clearing places left on our Fine Art Foundation & Fine Art Diploma courses starting September 2015 at our central London campus. For more information please call: 020 7407 6969 or email info@artacademy.org.uk We will be finalising numbers in the next couple of weeks so the best way to […]


Drawing Prize Winner 2015

May 21st, 2015 by James | Comments Off on Drawing Prize Winner 2015

Congratulations to Jade Chorkularb who is the winner of this year’s Drawing Prize.  Fine Art Diploma student Jade won the £100 prize with her video piece entitled That What They Would Say which used drawn animation. There were also two runner-up prizes of £25 awarded to Fine Art Diploma students Nathan Downie and Mark Walter.  […]


Introducing our brand new Contemporary Portrait Painting Diploma

December 12th, 2014 by James | Comments Off on Introducing our brand new Contemporary Portrait Painting Diploma

We are incredibly excited to announce a brand new course at The Art Academy, our Contemporary Portrait Painting Diploma. The only course of its kind in the UK, students follow a structured programme of study which gives them a thorough introduction to the complex and varied skills they will need to develop if they are […]


Alumni Shortlisted for ArtGemini Prize

October 16th, 2014 by James | Comments Off on Alumni Shortlisted for ArtGemini Prize

Two students who graduated from the Fine Art Diploma in 2013 have been shortlisted for the ArtGemini prize 2014. Gary Scott and Eigil Nordstrøm will be showing their work at The TriSpace Gallery in Bermondsey until the 1st of November. The award is a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists around […]


Limited Places on the Fine Art Foundation & Diploma

August 14th, 2014 by James | Comments Off on Limited Places on the Fine Art Foundation & Diploma

Want to make sure you get into your University of choice next year? Our Fine Art Foundation is an ideal and proven way to get you onto the further education course you want. We have a very limited amount of space left on this course and a few on our degree equivalent Fine Art Diploma […]


Open Days

August 1st, 2014 by admin | Comments Off on Open Days

Open Days offer a valuable opportunity to visit the Academy, meet some of the staff and students and gain in depth information on our courses, teaching and student life. The Open Day will start at 2.00pm and will last for approximately 2 hours. You are welcome to bring a guest. Please book your place using the online booking […]


Drawing Prize Winner Announced

June 24th, 2014 by James | Comments Off on Drawing Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to Fine Art Diploma student David Wadham who won the 2014 Art Academy Drawing Prize and also to Foundation student Divine Southgate-Smith who was runner-up. The prize was judged by the Academy’s Head of Drawing Brendan Kelly RP.