The Art Academy is an independent art school and registered Charity (No. 1078804) based in Southwark, central London. We offer a range of art education programmes for all ages and skill levels. Founded in 2000, we have built a reputation for teaching technical skills, encouraging and enabling creative insight and taking care of all who join our vibrant and welcoming community.
We offer specialist long-term courses including a one year Fine Art Foundation, a three year BA Fine Art, and a two year Foundation Degree, specialising in either Contemporary Portraiture, Sculpture or Fine Art. Please download the Academy Prospectus if you want to know more about our programmes.
We also offer evening, weekend and part-time short courses that our academic students from any programme are able to join, free of charge.