Entries by J J

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Student blog: Skills for University

“Exploring digital art has allowed me to learn how to edit videos, use projectors for installations, and go into animation, which are transferable skills I can use for future projects, in the workplace, and both during and after university.” Fine Art Foundation alumna Grace Yan-Au talks about how her time at the Academy thoroughly prepared […]

BA Prize Winner 2020 in association with Hitachi Capital UK Announced

We are delighted to announce the winner of the Art Academy BA Prize 2020, in association with Hitachi Capital UK. Congratulations to Chikaora Obiora who wins a full scholarship for tuition fees on our BA (Hons) Fine Art course starting September 2020 for the duration of the programme. Our inaugural prize was judged by, Rob […]

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Fundraising Auction at Christie’s

Our Fundraising Auction & Dinner at Christie’s on Thursday 20th February was a complete success! The evening raised over £40,000 for Art Academy London. Six works by Academy Tutors were auctioned on the evening, and another 12 of our tutor’s works were displayed on the walls for sale. Academy Pathway Leaders, Alison Hand and Julian […]

Art Academy Staff and Students to Run 2020 London Marathon

Art Academy London has kindly been gifted four London Marathon tickets by the Mayor of Southwark, Sandra Rhule, as a part of the mayor’s chosen charities. The Academy’s four runners are Harriet Wheeler, Jim Knight, Tom Morgan Evans and Emma Tess Håfström. The London Marathon is one of the largest fundraising events in the world. […]

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Peer Prize 2019 Winners Announced TEST

Congratulations to our BA students Laura Melissa Williams and Zora Owens, and Fine Art Diploma graduates Heidi Sundvik, Idris Woodroffe and Seema Manchanda on being shortlisted for this year’s Liberty Specialty Markets Art Prize! We were very proud that five of the eight shortlisted artists were Academy students and alumni; their works will be on display at LSM’s London office in Fenchurch Street for one week and […]

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Peer Prize 2019 Winners Announced

Congratulations to students Constance Regardsoe and Paul Starns who are the joint winners of the annual Academy Peer Prize. Constance and Paul shared the £100 prize for their paintings as voted for by their fellow students.  

Alumni Selected for ING Discerning Eye Exhibition

  Congratulations to the host of Academy alumni who were selected for his year’s ING Discerning Eye Exhibiiton. Alumni from our Fine Art Programme and now tutors at the Academy Lynne Abrahamson and Gail Seres-Woolfson were selected and so too was fellow gradudate Sarah Barker Brown. Contemporary Portraiture graduate Helen Stone,  and Certificate graduate Christine […]

Student Exhibiting Works at Two Exhibitions

  FD Fine Art (Contemporary Portraiture) Student Ruth Swain is currently exhibiting three works at two exhibitions across the country: Snoggin (pictured) is on show at the Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition until the 27th October, ‘Just Checking’ and ‘Given the Finger’ will both be at the RWA Annual Open Exhibition until 1st December 2019. […]