The Ruth Borchard Collection is hosting an online exhibition celebrating the submissions to The Self-Portrait Exhibition 2021. All the artworks on display explore the diverse media and imagery through which contemporary artists represent themselves. We are proud to announce that amongst the over two-hundred self-portraits included are a number of Art Academy London related […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Congratulations to AAL alumna Alessandra Bettolo who has been shortlisted for this year’s Ashurst Emerging Artist Award. Her painting ‘Le Smoking’ (pictured) was one of just 30 works selected from more than 4450, and will be on show at the new gallery at the Ashurst offices in London, 20 May to 28 July 2019.
Starting 1 April, AAL student Martin Pirongs is undertaking a two-week walking project, ‘M25 Man’, to configure the outline of his own body on a giant scale. Taking a line for a walk, nearly 200 miles long, to create a unique connection with a city. Harnessing the art of GPS technology and the age-old power of walking – by pavement, path, road (and occasional field). Onlookers could keep track of […]
We couldn’t be more proud! Earlier this month at the inaugural Liberty Specialty Markets Liberty Arts Award we had three Art Academy 2018 graduates who were recipients. Huge congratulations to Helen Stone who won the £5,000 Experts Choice prize and Sam King who won the £2,000 Public vote prize! Thank you so much to the […]
Congratulations to AAL alumna Lucy du Sautoy, who won Artist & Illustrator’s Artist of the Year with her painting ‘Until the Lights Come On VII’. Lucy’s AOTY prize includes £1,000 cash, a selection of brushes from Rosemary & Co. and her own solo exhibition next year at the London art gallery Panter & Hall.
Certificate graduate Emerald Mosley has created an inspiring piece of work for the “Pillow Talk: conversations with women” exhibition. South London Women Artists (SLWA) have teamed up with the Women’s Art Library (WAL), based at Goldsmiths University of London, to create a nomadic reading room steeped in the achievements and ambitions, stories and histories of women […]
Fine Art student Bev Sage recently had the amazing opportunity to meet and interview infamous performance artist Marina Abramović for the cultural magazine Third Way, we got an insight from Bev into her encounter. During my final week of summer term at the Academy last year, I had an unexpected phone call from Huw Spanner, […]