Our aim is to make your experience at HSoA as safe, relaxed and enjoyable as possible; while offering an exciting new programme of weekly classes, workshops and full time courses.
To help protect us all we have developed some COVID Secure guidelines to explain the new safety and social measures that are in place.
Looking for a creative escape or want to build on your skills as an artist? Our weekly daytime and evening classes give you the headspace, and the studio space, to develop your work over a 12 week term.
Start or progress your journey to a career in Fine Art or Applied Art with our studio-based full-time courses including Guided Studio Practice, Fine Art Advanced Course and Fine Art Level 3 Foundation.
As the school celebrated its 70th Anniversary year, British abstract painters Frank Bowling RA OBE and Alan Gouk became our first artist patrons since Henry Moore in 1947. In 2019, sculptor Francisco Gazitua joined us and we are now delighted to welcome Sumatra-born artist Dolorosa Sinaga.
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My recent trip to Oslo to study Picasso's Regjeringskvartalet Murals, before they are completely removed from the buildings they were designed for, was a revelation! I had studied photographs of them over the years, and I knew that they were big, but actually they are enormous.
Book now for Autumn Term 2020
Now more than ever people are turning to creativity as way to relax and switch off. If you're in need of an escape at the end of long day in the work or home office, our weekly studio-based evening classes give you the headspace and the studio space to learn new skills and develop your work over a 12 week term.
During lockdown HSoA Artist-Patron Alan Gouk turned palettes into a series of improvisations on rhythmic movement, concentrated pressure of colour shapes, and formal clarity. ‘The Minerals Series’ alludes to the fact that the mineral origins of most pigments are, so far, the most advanced.