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Above painting by HSoA Patron
Frank Bowling OBE RA

HSoA Studio + Virtual provides opportunities to continue to develop your talent and art-making skills, in your own home. Enjoy a live studio class experience with tuition and personal feedback while connecting with friends and sharing experiences. Find Studio + Virtual classes by using our filter system on the 'Classes' page and select 'HSoA Virtual' under 'Location'

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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.


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#GetCreativeHSoA / No.219 Be Inspired by Artist Martin L. Benson

Sep 17, 2021

#GetCreativeHSoA / No.219 Be Inspired by Artist Martin L. Benson

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Artist Exhibition / Vladimir Filipovich

Sep 14, 2021

Artist Exhibition / Vladimir Filipovich

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Artist Exhibition / Alan Gouk

Sep 14, 2021

Artist Exhibition / Alan Gouk

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Fine Art Foundation

Fine Art Foundation

For students who wish to increase their commitment to exploring new territories in Fine Art, study full-time on our Foundation course. This is a one year experimental learning course leading to our own certificate, independently moderated to meet national standards.

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Evening Classes

Book now for Autumn Term 2021

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.

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Our Artist-Patrons

Team Frank
Alan Gouk Profile
Team Francisco
Dolorosa Sinaga

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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'The Mineral Series' by Alan Gouk

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.