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Academy Students Selected for LSM Art Award 2020

We’re delighted to announce that BA (Hons) Fine Art students Naomi Cooke-Fleming and Mercedes Balle Quiroga, and FD Fine Art (Contemporary Portraiture) students Paul Starns and Ruth Swain have been selected for the LSM Art Awards 2020. This is the third year of Academy students being shortlisted for these awards with previous winners including Helen […]


Not The Grad Show Opens Next Week

This online exhibition, titled ‘Not The Grad Show’, showcases the work that the students have been making during lockdown, whilst their studies have been suspended. Diploma student Jonathan Faragher, created a video of the final works exhibited in a virtual version of the Newington Gallery. This video will go live on Thursday 2nd July at 12pm. […]


Coronavirus Update: We are reopening!

UPDATE: Friday 19th June 2020 We are reopening! Next month the Academy will be reopening for summer school and, from September 2020, welcoming academic students back on site. As you can imagine, the lockdown has posed challenges for us all here at the Academy but we are learning and adapting and innovating to help us […]

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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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.