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Painting by Frank Bowling OBE RA

Spring Term | 2 Jan - 31 March
- Friday classes finish 22 March.


Easter Break | 1 - 14 April
Summer Term | 15 April - 14 July
Half Term |
27 May - 2 June

Join the following 6 weeks of Term 2 Spring 2024

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Full-Time Courses

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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HSoA Gallery | Ancient Themes Exhibition by Tom Glynn

Feb 28, 2024

HSoA Gallery | Ancient Themes Exhibition by Tom Glynn

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HSoA Gallery | Recent Painting by Rachel Tooth

Jan 31, 2024

HSoA Gallery | Recent Painting by Rachel Tooth

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HSoA Gallery | Özlem Thompson Exhibition

Jan 03, 2024

HSoA Gallery | Özlem Thompson Exhibition

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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

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.

Our Artist-Patrons

Team Frank
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Team Francisco
Dolorosa Sinaga
Angela Leible at work large scale painting
Rachel Scott

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, Chilean artist Angela Leible and Lady Rachel Scott Bowling.

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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.

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