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Winter Holiday Workshops

Join us this winter for workshops in drawing and painting to extended workshops in oil painting and still life. For beginners or experienced artists, we have a workshop for you to enjoy while learning new skills this winter.

Term 3 Enrolments

There are still some positions available for term 3, apply now now for the opportunity to enrol for term 3, as classes are extremely limited. Term 3 will commence on Tuesday July 19th and will run for 9 weeks until Friday Sept 16th (Painting by instructor Chris Browne)

Class Times for Term 3

All class sessions have small classes for individual instruction and are 2:45 minutes. All students will have a mix of Figure, Cast and Still Life sessions. Each weekly session for 9 weeks costs $495. 9:15 AM to 12:00 PM12:45 PM 3:30 PM6:15 PM to 9:00 PMFor Term 3, we will only be open Tuesday to Friday with Evenings only available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Term 3 will commence on Tuesday July 19th and will run for 9 weeks until Friday Sept 16th Preference is given to all day students and students who commit for more than one day.

We are Opening!

After much work refurbishing the school during COVID, the school will be opening on the 26th of April to a refocused and revitalised school. If you haven’t registered to enrol do it now, as classes are extremely limited.

COVID Update – Deferment of Face to Face Classes

Dear Prospective Students, Since the School commenced seeking registrations of interest from prospective students, the situation regarding Covid 19 Pandemic has changed dramatically. It was hoped, at that time, that the virus could be contained  here in Australia, and everyone was looking forward to society re-opening. Then came Omicron in late November. Today we have the Omicron strain rampaging through the population, with tens of thousands of cases per day, with no doubt that these numbers seem  set to continue their rapid acceleration. As such it is simply not possible to predict what the situation might be at the end…

Reopening Update – Vaccination Requirements

At this stage we will be reopening on the 1st of February 2022. In the interests of the health and safety of our staff and students, all people entering the Art School must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to applicable medical exemptions). Proof of vaccination will be required in the form of a Covid-19 Digital Certificate in paper or digital form for entry into the school. All attendees must also follow any public health orders in force at the time of attendance. Limited positions will be available, register your interest in enrolling now.

Reopening Update – A Revitalised School

A Revitalised and Refocused School The Principal, Paul Ashton Delprat said, “The School has survived The Plague, World Wars, The Spanish Flu, and The Depression and we will adapt and thrive again.” Preparations for compliance with COVID regulations has driven a larger and exciting refocus of the school, with significantly smaller classes allowing a much better teacher to student ratio. The studio layouts have been revised with the installations of specialised and dedicated lighting, shadow boxes and fixed positions of cast and still life setups, allowing for highly focused and extended studies in selected areas. Although it has been a…

Collection of Works

We are now planning to reopen the School. We are in the process of making significant changes for a revitalised and re-focused School that can deliver excellence while complying with COVID restrictions. One of the elements is a general cleanup to maximise space and reduce contamination areas to comply with COVID restrictions. As part of our re-opening plans, student works and materials at The Rocks Campus can now be collected from The Rocks Campus by booking a time between 10AM and 2PM on the 26th and 25th of March and the 1st and 2nd of April. Uncollected works or materials…

Re-opening plans are now underway

Now that the Covid  danger appears to be diminishing and the vaccine is on the way, we are taking steps to re-open the School. As part of our Covid safety plan, all  future enrolments will be online only. We thank all those who have been extremely patient in these extraordinary times. More announcements  to come soon