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Pure Arts Prize Winner Announced

May 25th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Pure Arts Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to third year Fine Art Diploma student Roxa Noor who won the Pure Arts Prize at the Art Academy this month for her mixed media paintings.  The prize, judged by Lesley Samms, is mentoring and professional development support for one year from Pure Arts Group.


Fine Art Diploma Students Win Prizes at Hearts in Harmony Festival

May 25th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Fine Art Diploma Students Win Prizes at Hearts in Harmony Festival

Congratulations to third year Fine Art Diploma students Gail Seres-Woolfson who won the Artists Judge’s prize of £1,000 and Nevine Fathy who won the Market Choice prize of £200 for the live art challenge at the Hearts in Harmony festival at Old Spitalfields Market!


Academy Successes at Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition

May 25th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Academy Successes at Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition

Congratulations to everyone at the Academy who participated in the 2017 Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, including Portrait Painting Diploma student Jane Masojada who had her painting Actor’s Dressing Room (pictured) included and Deputy Head of Painting Sue Spaull.  This year’s show featured work by tutors Sam Dalby, Robin-Lee Hall, Melissa Scott-Miller, Anastasia […]


Fine Art Foundation End of Term Assessments

March 28th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Fine Art Foundation End of Term Assessments

Our Fine Art Foundation students had their end of term assessments last week and there was some great work on show so well done to everyone.  If you want to apply for our Fine Art Foundation starting September 2017 make sure you apply online before our May 31st Deadline.


Student & Tutors Shortlisted for Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

February 23rd, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Student & Tutors Shortlisted for Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

Good luck to 3rd year Fine Art Diploma student Gail Seres-Woolfson who has had 2 paintings shortlisted for the Lynn Painter Stainers Prize 2017.  Painting tutors Carl Randall & James Bland have also been shortlisted.    


Winner of the 2017 Sir Philip Trousdell Portrait Prize Announced

February 23rd, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Winner of the 2017 Sir Philip Trousdell Portrait Prize Announced

Congratulations to Fine Art Diploma student Gustavo Fernandes for his haunting and gritty portrait, he is the winner of this year’s Sir Phillip Trousdell Portrait Prize! The judges also gave speical mention to Andrea Lippett’s piece saying it was sensitive and beautiful, while Caroline Wong’s portrait was described and direct and honest’ Meghana Sengupta exhibited […]


Young Artists Courses 2017

February 13th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Young Artists Courses 2017

Our popular Young Artists courses are back this Easter & Summer. Young Artists courses are designed to be fun and inspiring and sell out quickly, so book your space soon!  They provide high level art tuition, including drawing workshops, contemporary painting, specialist sculpture techniques, and using experimental media. We offer courses bespoke for each age […]


Turner Prize Winners Lead Academy Post Graduate Programme

January 27th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Turner Prize Winners Lead Academy Post Graduate Programme

The Academy’s Post-Graduate programme has started again and we are excited to announce that the 2017 intake will be led by Assemble, the 2015 Turner Prize winners!   At the Art Academy we’re particularly proud of how this programme supports young artists after university, creating a group that helps its members navigate the stuff of becoming […]


Last Chance to book Part Time Courses Starting this Term

January 4th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Last Chance to book Part Time Courses Starting this Term

Do you have one day a week to devote to learning a new art skill?  There are still places on our weekday courses starting this January.  Whether you are a beginner, with an empty New Year’s resolutions list or a returning artist looking for new sources of inspiration there is still the chance to master […]


Alumnus Wins Award at National Open Art 2016

December 17th, 2016 by James | Comments Off on Alumnus Wins Award at National Open Art 2016

Congratulations to Donna Leighton, who graduated from our Fine Art Diploma this year, who has won a special award at the National Open Art 2016.  Donna scooped the NOA16 Cill Rialaig Arts Award with her painting “Admit” (pictured) and won a 1 month residency at Cill Rialaig Arts Centre in Kerry.