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Diploma Graduate Completes Commission

April 14th, 2014 by James | Comments Off on Diploma Graduate Completes Commission

Congratulations to sculptor Gary Scott who has just unveiled a public sculpture at the entrance courtyard to St Nicholas Court, St Ives, Cornwall. Here are some pictures of the piece entitled “Free Spirit” and the mayor revealing it publically for the firs time. “Free Spirit” is Gary’s first commission since graduating from our Fine Art […]


Two Academy Graduates selected for FBA Futures

January 15th, 2014 by James | Comments Off on Two Academy Graduates selected for FBA Futures

We are delighted to announce that our 2013 Fine Art Diploma Graduates Eigil Nordstrøm and Kathleen Skiverton have been selected for the FBA Futures show at the Mall Galleries opening this month. The exhibition showcases outstanding art graduates of 2013, selected from across the country by FBA members. In total 24 artists were selected from […]


Wolfendale Prize Winners 2013 Announced

November 13th, 2013 by James | Comments Off on Wolfendale Prize Winners 2013 Announced

The Art Academy has just awarded its annual Wolfendale Prize. Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS, former Astronomer Royal, generously sponsors £300 for the best individual 2d or 3d  artwork inspired by science and nature.


Tai Shan Schierenberg our new Head of Painting

October 3rd, 2013 by admin | Comments Off on Tai Shan Schierenberg our new Head of Painting

Tai is a judge on the Sky Arts Portraits prize and one of the few portrait artists to have been commissioned to paint HM the Queen as well as such personalities as Seamus Heaney and Stephen Hawkins.


Graduate Show 2013 / Photos

August 9th, 2013 by James | Comments Off on Graduate Show 2013 / Photos

See photos here from The Art Academy’s Graduate Show 2013. The show had work from students graduating from our Fine Art Diploma and Certificate Courses in Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, as well as for the first time ever our Fine Art Foundation.


Thirty artists, two sites, one exhibition: The Art Academy announces dates for annual graduate show. 

June 24th, 2013 by admin | Comments Off on Thirty artists, two sites, one exhibition: The Art Academy announces dates for annual graduate show. 

Location: The Art Academy, Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, London SE1 1HR & Lambert House 55 Southwark Street, SE1 1RU Private view: Wednesday 10 July 2013, 6pm – 9pm Open to Public: Thursday 11 July – Sunday 14 July 2013, 12pm – 6.30pm, except Saturday 13th & Sunday 14 July 2013, 12pm – 5pm […]


Graduate Show 2013 Dates Announced

May 7th, 2013 by James | Comments Off on Graduate Show 2013 Dates Announced

THE ART ACADEMY Graduate Show 2013 brings together the work of the talented emerging artist’s from our Fine Art Diploma, Fine Art Foundation & Certificate courses, showcasing a wealth of contemporary approaches and media.


Wolfendale Prize Winners 2012

November 15th, 2012 by James | Comments Off on Wolfendale Prize Winners 2012

The Art Academy has just awarded its annual Wolfendale Prize. Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS, former Astronomer Royal, generously sponsors £300 for the best individual 2d or 3d  artwork inspired by science and nature.


Wolfendale Prize 2012

November 14th, 2012 by James | Comments Off on Wolfendale Prize 2012

Today is the day of the judging of The Art Academy’s annual Wolfendale Prize. Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS former Astronomer Royal generously sponsors £300 for the best individual artwork, 2d or 3d, inspired by science and nature. This year we have 20 entries and the winner will be announced this afternoon.


Diploma / Digital Studies

October 31st, 2012 by James | Comments Off on Diploma / Digital Studies

We are having a special guest lecture this afternoon from Ben James of Jotta, as part of our digital studies program. Looking forward to it! http://www.jotta.com/jotta/