Art and Design Courses
Art and Design
Our courses are delivered by tutors with extensive experience in the visual arts sector and their professional expertise is valued by our students. There are excellent facilities including studio spaces for painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and printmaking, as well as dark rooms. Further Education courses are offered across a wide range of art and design subjects and the Hay Gallery provides a versatile exhibition space for displaying students’ work.
The School of Art offers Higher Education Art and Design programmes in subjects including photography, 3D design and craft, fashion and textiles, fine art and graphic design. The Minories in Colchester town centre is home to a public gallery. Our Higher Education Centre provides a great range of specialist facilities for Colchester School of Art students including well-equipped teaching spaces and private study areas.
As well as a Further and Higher education courses, there is range of popular short courses in areas including bookbinding, ceramics, glassmaking, life drawing, Photoshop, portfolio preparation, printmaking and textiles.
We believe that people learn best when they work together, engaging in the process of debate and dialogue, instruction and construction. Our focus is on developing an environment where your imagination and creativity can flourish, in studios and workshops that are equipped to offer you the opportunity to express and realise your ideas and ambitions.
Deciding where to study and invest in your future is an important decision. At Colchester School of Art you learn in small groups, with regular quality contact time with your tutors. Our students, past and present, speak highly of the support, encouragement and advice they receive from our dedicated and experienced staff.
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External Examiner Quotes
The written feedback to the students is very detailed, and was also deemed by the students as constructive, appropriate and quick.
From exploring what drawing may be, to delving into the history of art, creating with like minded people and having access to amazing facilities, what more could you want!?Thomas Dilloway - BA Art and Design Level 0