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Short Course Highlights for Autumn Term

Are you looking for a course that will inspire you this Autumn (and get you out of the house)? We have a selection of 'in person' evening and weekend courses available throughout November and December. See our highlights below, across sculpture, printmaking and our exciting multi-media Sunday Mix! Limited places are available (with numbers reduced to accommodate social distancing), so be sure to book your place now.

There is no doubt in saying that COVID-19 has proven to be an incredibly scary shock to everyone. Just about every strata of our livelihoods has been affected by the virus, in some ways far more difficult than others. From the perspective of the Academy, the virus’s effect on artists and their world had been […]

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. […]

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 […]

As you may have seen in our newsletter a couple of weeks ago, Art Academy London raised enough money to buy two 3D printers to print protective face masks for NHS staff. Donations came to over £10,000, it only took 12 hours to raise enough for one printer and another 4 to buy a second. […]

UPDATE: Tuesday 17th March 2020 A word from our Principal: Dear All, I hope you are keeping well and safe in these uncertain times. Our key priority is to protect the health of our community and so, following the guidance from the Prime Minister last night, we have decided that this this week’s evening, weekend […]

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 […]

Our Fundraising Auction & Dinner at Christie’s Auction House 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 […]

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. […]

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.  

Jonny Small gave AAL students a great Artists Talk in one of our studios recently. Jonny is a an abstract painter, who developed his practice at BA and MFA at Wimbledon school of art. He discussed the way that he works with obscurity and ambiguity to create images which are not directly decipherable to the […]