Congratulations to all our alumni and tutors who had work accepted into the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Society of Portrait Sculptors annual open exhibitions. Full list below. Fine Art Graduate and Deputy Head of Painting Sue Spaull and our Head of Painting Tai-Shan Schierenberg both had work on show at this year’s RP […]

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.

The Art Academy had another very successful year in the RP show at the Mall Galleries which opened this week. 2nd Year Student Saskia Gall has had a painting accepted into the show and student Kinga Markus had a self-portrait accepted into the SELF category. Ex Student Melodie Cook also had a drawing selected. There […]

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 […]