If you want to study art and design at university, develop your career in the arts, develop studio-based activities or set up your own small business - these courses are for you. You will receive professional advice and leave with a portfolio of work that demonstrates your creative abilities. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Critical thinking course for creative students and practitioners exploring concepts of space, place and site, drawing on a range of cultural theories and examples by significant artists to enhance and inspire creative work.
Course Date: Thu 17 Jan 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Critical thinking course for creative practitioners exploring time and memory, drawing on a range of cultural theories and work by significant artists, makers and writers to enhance and inspire creative thinking and practice.
Learn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you will be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.
Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Critical thinking course for creative practitioners exploring culture, society and politics drawing on a range of cultural theories and work by significant artists and designers to enhance and inspire creative thinking and practical work.
Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Critical studies course exploring cultural developments over the past 100 years – from modernism and post-modernism, to metamodernism and post-internet theories. This course is ideal for those wishing to understand, situate themselves and inspire the development of work within a contemporary cultural context.
Course Date: Sun 16 Jun 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Look into the finer details of exhibiting your work such as dealing with galleries and contracts, to proper packaging and handling, from do-it-yourself projects to independently curated exhibitions. Practical topics like hanging, lighting, layout will also be discussed. .
Course Date: Sun 23 Jun 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This short workshop looks at how to go about getting your work to an audience. We will look at applying for residencies, networking, building your CV, finding exhibition spaces and marketing your work. This course will give you tips, know-how and confidence. Look into the best places to start researching and scrutinise your administrative skills to ensure you get your work out there.
Course Date: Sat 13 Oct 2018 Location on this date: OS - Off Site
This advanced course for developing and practicing artists consists of work-based seminars facilitated by peers and artist-tutors giving you the opportunity to develop and present your work for critical discussion. The course includes individual tutorials and mentoring, critical investigation and gallery site visits, an exhibition, as well as online discussion and debate. To apply for this course please click 'Start application'
We will be in touch with the outcome of your application and to arrange an interview one week prior to the nearest interview date.
Course Date: Tue 6 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This critical studies course for developing artists and makers explores the concept of creativity and what it means to be an artist, drawing on a range of cultural theories and work by creative practitioners to help inspire and enhance creative and critical thinking.
Course Date: Thu 8 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
An opportunity to explore the beauty and simplicity of the ancient practice of mindfulness in the context of drawing. Explore how the two disciplines complement each other, leading to greater clarity of perception, aliveness and appreciation. A practical drawing course, from observation.
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