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Academy Gets Additional Space at Newington Library

June 22nd, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Academy Gets Additional Space at Newington Library

We have been supported by Southwark Council to take on an additional premises, Newington Library in Elephant & Castle; from September 2017. This space will help us expand our offer and give more studio space to our long course students, whilst also supporting our community work by enabling us to host a series of events […]


Art Academy takeover Newington Library

June 19th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Art Academy takeover Newington Library

The Art Academy has been offered the use of Newington Library, where they plan to host art courses, talks, exhibitions and events to get our community activated by the power of creativity. Back us here


Open Studio / The Print Room, The Art Academy

April 28th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Open Studio / The Print Room, The Art Academy

The Art Academy is delighted to be hosting Open Studio at the Print Room.  Some of our talented students and fellows of the print studio will be exhibiting some of their work, the private view is on Friday 12th May and there will also be print demonstrations at the weekend. Emily Russell Jackie Smith Vivienne […]


Assemble Dinner

February 24th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Assemble Dinner

On the 15th of February we were very pleased to kick off the first in a series of symposium dinners we are hosting with Assemble.  The Turner Prize winning Architects, led a debate about the state of Arts education today. We had amazing input from artists, educators and thinkers including Richard Wentworth, MIMA‘s Miguel Amado, […]


Fine Art Diploma Student Wins Blippar Competiton

January 27th, 2017 by James | Comments Off on Fine Art Diploma Student Wins Blippar Competiton

Congratulations to 3rd year Fine Art Diploma student Gail Seres-Woolfson has won a competition to work with augmented-reality mobile app Blippar.  Her paintings of urban landscapes will become part of the urban landscape itself, in Blippar’s art take-over of post sites in Southwark.  Her work will shortly be displayed on St. Thomas’ Street, right next […]


Fine Art Foundation Initial Deadline for September 2017 Applications

December 13th, 2016 by James | Comments Off on Fine Art Foundation Initial Deadline for September 2017 Applications

If you want to start our Fine Art Foundation course in September 2017 the deadline for the initial stage of applications is January 31st 2017.  We still have spaces on our Open Day on the 26th January if you wish to tour our facilities and talk to some of our current students on the programme. […]


Part Time Courses Starting January 2017 Online

December 13th, 2016 by James | Comments Off on Part Time Courses Starting January 2017 Online

The Art Academy are excited to offer a new range of Part Time courses next term. It’s your chance to dive into the world’s of our specialist tutors in digestible one day a week courses. Whether you are a beginner, with an empty New Year’s resolutions list or a returning artist looking for new sources […]


New Digital Evening Classes in Photography & Photoshop

December 13th, 2016 by James | Comments Off on New Digital Evening Classes in Photography & Photoshop

Today, understanding the techniques of photography are key to any creative practice. That’s why The Art Academy has invested in developing its digital suite and are now able to offer a wider range of photography and Photoshop classes. We are running Evening Classes in photography, Digital Photography for Beginners, for students who want to learn […]


The Art Academy to Host Beormund Primary School’s Art Exhibition 2016

June 28th, 2016 by James | Comments Off on The Art Academy to Host Beormund Primary School’s Art Exhibition 2016

The Art Academy is hosting Beormund Primary School‘s art exhibition from Wednesday 13th of July to Thursday 14th July. Beormund is a fantastic local primary dedicated to the education and reintegration of children with learning and behavioural difficulties into mainstream education. The Private View is on Wednesday the 13th of July between 15:30 – 16:30 […]


Unveiling of Nick Clegg portrait by Brendan Kelly

January 21st, 2016 by admin | Comments Off on Unveiling of Nick Clegg portrait by Brendan Kelly

The Art Academy is proud to announce the unveiling of a new painting commission by Brendan Kelly of the ex Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The painting, unveiled in the Attlee suite at the Houses of Parliament, was commissioned by the House of Commons Art Committee to mark the MP’s contribution to the coalition government […]