Join a community of artists and creative thinkers, experimenting, debating, developing ideas, learning new skills and acquiring further knowledge.
BA (Hons) Fine Art is a multidisciplinary course which allows you to work with paint, print, sculpture and hybrid, drawing, video, sound, performance, text, curation and installation practice in either a focused or pluralistic way. You work from your own studio space where you can explore your practice and use the campus project spaces to exhibit your work, participate in group shows and hold meetings and events. You will have access to a broad range of workshops including 3D, print making, media suites and the drawing studio, all staffed with specialist technicians to support your practice.
Initiatives at galleries such as Wysing Arts Centre, Serpentine Galleries, Tate Modern and Camden Arts Centre provide opportunities to interact with the wider art world and you are challenged to consider wider realms of practice through lectures from practising artists such as 2013 Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost, Cornelia Parker, Cécile B Evans, 2006 Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner, Jack Strange and Jerwood Painting Fellows Susan Sluglett and Anthony Faroux. You will graduate with your final work shown in the NUA Degree Show, which attracts curators, collectors, critics and potential collaborators from across the UK.
Find out about how the course combines practical making and professional skills in Years 1, 2 and 3 and more about the programme of Visiting Lecturers.
“The course at NUA gave me confidence in my work and when I graduated I knew how I wanted to progress and in what direction I wanted to take my work.”
Consider your career progression as a NUA graduate and read about the experiences of graduates such as artist Amy Rogers.
See the industry-standard facilities available to students.
“Our staff are all practising artists. The staff teaching and the expertise is something that makes our course different and, I feel, unique.”
Course Leader Carl Rowe answers your frequently asked questions about the course.
Read about the achievements of the practitioners who teach on this course.
“The city is a hub of creativity including brilliant music venues and museums. It’s a perfect city to develop my interest in community and public art.”
Fine Art student
The best way to experience what NUA has to offer is to see for yourself at one of our open days for undergraduate or postgraduate courses.
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