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Welcome to our art school.

As Thomas Hirschhorn tells us; 

“Art is - in all circumstances inclusive. Art has nothing to do with exclusivity. The Art-Public is a non-exclusive- public. This is the opposite of a pre-determined selected, and initiated public”. 

As a Charity, no 1072327, we strive to provide art learning to those who could not otherwise access it and support them to achieve their potential by gaining essential skills, or for career development or change, often both.

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Learn with HSoA

As a practitioners' art school, we are committed to teaching essential practical skills that form the foundation of a career or an adventure in the visual arts.

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Junior HSoA Exhibition

LATEST EXHIBITION

Junior HSoA Exhibition

7 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018

At the HSoA Gallery

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SUMMER MASTERCLASS Being an Artist - Extend your Practice

Artist Event

10:00am 13 Aug, 2018 - 4:00pm 16 Aug, 2018

SUMMER MASTERCLASS Promoting Your Work in the Digital Age

Artist Event

10:00am 13 Aug, 2018 - 4:00pm 16 Aug, 2018

SUMMER MASTERCLASS Portraiture

Artist Event

10:00am 13 Aug, 2018 - 4:00pm 17 Aug, 2018

Icons of contemporary art

Team Frank
Alan Gouk Profile
Team Francisco

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.


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HSoA student, Geraldine Crimmins announces upcoming exhibition at Outpost

We are delighted to congratulate HSoA student, Geraldine Crimmins on the opening of her Summer exhibition at Outpost this Thursday 9th August. 

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HSoA Café

A place to mingle

Enjoy delicious, home-made food and refreshments in the heart of Hampstead’s Kidderpore Green, surrounded by work by local and internationally celebrated artists.  

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A major destination for art buyers

Our online gallery will host a unique collection of work to browse and buy from artists including:

Frank Bowling OBE RA

Tim Benson

Alan Gouk

Caroline Deane

Derek Ogbourne

Marcia Scott

Tony Wigg

Desmond Healy

Isabel H Langtry

Abigail Yentis

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