Entries by Anna Winder

Syrian Artists Confront the Horrors of War

Two academy students, alumnus Tarek Tuma, and Fine Art student Ramez Bakir were involved in the recent Without Words : Emerging Syrian Artists exhibition at the P21 Gallery. There is now a documentary on this exhibition filmed by Thomson Reuters Foundation entitled Syrian artists confront horrors of War. This documentary follows up on the success of […]

Academy Student Wins V&A Award at Inspired by… Exhibition

Big congratulations to Fine Art Certificate student Lena Stadlen won the special V&A prize for her Indian miniature style painting of a Man shopping in Sainsbury’s (below). Lisa won the award as part of the Inspired By… exhibition at the Morley Gallery and said she was “tickled pink” to pick up the prestigious award. There […]

AAL 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 […]


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


Hazel Reeves in conversation with the Academy

Artist Hazel Reeves talks to The Art Academy ahead of her Portrait Sculpture Masterclass that starts in less than one month’s time. Question: I guess as good as place as any to start would be to ask what you have been working on recently? Hazel Reeves: In January I had the extraordinary privilege of sculpting at Dorich House Museum, the […]


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. The winner of this year’s prize was Rennee Barclay with runner up prizes awarded to Saskia Gall and Brecht Govaerts. Congratulations to […]