Julian Ashton Art School

Art classes for everyone over eighteen years of age.

The Julian Ashton Art School is Australia’s oldest art school and offers day and evening classes to adults in drawing, life drawing, oil painting and watercolour painting.

Second Term 2017

Richard Porter is back from Berlin & New York.  Half term enrolment available!

You can take an Intensive Week any week of Term- all classes where there is a space for 6 days -Only $450

Now enrolling for Terms  2, 3 & 4, 2017

and Winter Holidays

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Winter Holidays 2017.

Art classes at The Rocks

  Winter Holiday Classes 2017. 

Week 1A,  3 Day Watercolour  Workshop  July 3rd, 4th & 5th,

Tutor Josefia Lemon. $300

Weekend 1A    Watercolour  July 8th & 9th ,

Tutor Josefia Lemon. $220

Week 1C, July 3rd to 7th, 2017. Introduction to Drawing & Painting. Tutor Rod Wong. $450.  

Week 2D, July 10th to 14th, 2017. Colour, Light and Vision,    

Tutor David Briggs. $450.

Week 2G, July 10th to 14th, 2017. Drawing from Life.  Tutor Richard Porter. $535.

Weekend 2E, July 15th & 16th, 2017. Fundamentals of Life Drawing.   Tutor David Briggs. $220 .

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Year 2017 Term Dates

Term 1 Mon 30 Jan – Sat 8 Apr
Term 2 Mon 24 Apr – Sat 1 Jul
Term 3 Mon 17 Jul – Sat 23 Sep
Term 4 Mon 9 Oct – Sat 16 Dec


Year 2018 Term Dates

Term 1 Mon 29 Jan – Sat 7 Apr
Term 2 Mon 23 Apr – Sat 30 Jun
Term 3 Mon 16 Jul – Sat 22 Sep
Term 4 Mon 8 Oct – Sat 15 Dec

Annual Exhibition


The annual Teachers and Students exhibition is now open, weekdays from 12-2PM from Monday 21st of November to Thursday 1st of December. Entry is free and open to the public.

The show is hosted by the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.


The Rocks Campus

117 George St.The Rocks
Sydney (opposite the MCA)


Georges Heights Campus

Building 17, Artist Precinct, Read Place cnr of Best Avenue. Georges Heights/Mosman.


Phone Enquiries

+61 2 9241 1641

Postal Address

The Julian Ashton Art School
PO Box N676
Grosvenor Place
NSW 1220

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