In addition to the
following listings, most major Universities and Colleges have comprehensive Art
Programs. Contact your local college or university and find out what their
art department offers. Many have Summer and evening instruction as well.
Academy of Art
- dedicated to educating current and future professional artists and designers.
Academy of Fine Arts
- Akademie vytvarnych umeni.
Adelaide Central School of Art
- specializing in the training and education of practicing visual artists. This
focus is reflected in the three-part structure of School, Gallery, and Studios.
Ah Haa School for the Arts - Telluride, CO
- comprehensive nonprofit community arts and education center where children and
adults discover, experiment, and create.
Alberta College of Art & Design
School of Arts and Crafts - offering
art and craft classes for everyone from the novice to the professional for
undergraduate and graduate credits, affiliated with the University of Tennessee.
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Art Institute of Atlanta
- provides postsecondary career-oriented education in commercial arts.
Art Institute of Boston
- info on curriculum, students, admissions and events.
Art Institute of California - San Diego
- offers career-oriented programs in advertising, culinary arts, graphic design,
media arts, and other areas.
Art Institute of California - San Francisco
- offers associate's and bachelor's degree programs in graphic design, computer
animation, multimedia and web design, game art, and fashion design.
Art Institute of Colorado
- offers a career-oriented education in the creative and applied arts leading to
design, media arts, and culinary jobs.
Art Institute of Dallas
- offers programs in graphic design, computer animation, multimedia and web
development, video production, fashion design, interior design, and culinary
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Art Institute of Houston
- offers career-focused college education programs.
Art Institute of Phoenix
- offering AAS and BA degrees in the following areas: web site administration,
multimedia, video production, culinary arts, graphic design, and computer
Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Art Institute of Seattle
- trains students for entry-level in the creative and practical arts.
Art Institute of Toronto
- offering diploma and advanced diploma programs in graphic design, computer
animation, multimedia and web design, game art, fashion design, and more.
Art Institutes International
- career-oriented training in animation, multimedia and other creative and
Art Institutes International at Portland
- provides postsecondary career-oriented education in the commercial arts.
Art Institutes International Minnesota
- provides postsecondary career-oriented education in commercial arts with
Art Schools & Colleges
- profiles art and design schools in the United States, United Kingdom, and
Art Students League of Toronto
- private and nonprofit art school that provides a self-directed studio
Atlanta College of Art
Berkshire School of Arts and Design
Bridgeview School of Fine Arts
- New York art school offering instruction in painting, drawing, and sculpture
in the classical tradition. Offers diploma programs, continuing education, and
- associate degree-granting college specializing in graphic design, interior
design, fashion design and fashion merchandising.
California College of the Arts
- formerly California College of Arts and
California Institute of the Arts
Center for Cartoon Studies, The
- offers a two-year course of study on the creation and dissemination of comics,
graphic novels, and other manifestations of the visual narrative.
Center for Creative Studies
Centre for Arts Research, Technology, and
Education (CARTE) - interdisciplinary
research center addressing contemporary cultural issues and looking at areas
where arts practice, and similar forms of creativity, intersect with other
City and Guilds of London Art School
- fine art, painting and sculpture, conservation, and stone and wood carving.
Cleveland Institute of Art
- five-year college of art and design.
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and
Corcoran Museum/School of Art
Cornish College of the Arts
Institute of Art
Academy of Art
College of Arts
Edinburgh College of Art
Elam School of Fine Arts
Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design (ECIAD)
Estonian Academy of Arts
Studios - small, international school
offering full-semester courses beginning in January and September of each year.
of Sculpture - creating significant
imagery through a study of the human form.
Glasgow School of Art
- independent art school comprised of four schools: architecture, design, fine
art, and core studies.
Heartwood College of Art
- study the natural beauty and artistic tradition of Maine.
Hellenic International Studies in the Arts
- offers workshops, seminars, and semester study abroad programs in painting,
creative writing, sculpture, dance, and photography.
Academy - partnership of the tertiary
arts schools in South Australia.
College School of Art - with campuses in Philadelphia and LA.
Film, graphic design, digital media.
Illinois Institute of Art
- offers associate degrees and bachelor of fine arts degrees in fashion design,
interior design, graphic design, multimedia and computer animation.
Institute for American Indian Arts
- fine arts college dedicated to the study and practice of the culture of
American Indians and Alaska native peoples.
Arts Academy - fine arts boarding
school for students aged 8 through 18 offering instruction in music, theater,
dance, visual arts, and creative writing, as well as the liberal arts.
Ireland - Burren College of Art
- BFA courses, summer schools, weekend workshops in the grounds of a 16th
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
- showcases the permanent collection and provides exhibitions, lectures, and
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC)
- art education centre offering community, continuing education, and
professional development programs, plus special events.
Kyoto City University of Arts
- a traditional art university in Japan, having faculties of fine arts and
College of the Arts - offers
postgraduate and undergraduate degrees. Also includes diplomas in design, fine
arts, media arts, music, technical theatre, dance, acting, and more.
London Institute, The
Maine College of Art
- offers BFA in painting, printmaking, photography, graphic design, jewelry/metalsmithing,
sculpture, and ceramics.
School - offers interdisciplinary
studio art programs.
Maryland College of Art and Design
- two year college offering foundation courses in fine and graphic arts.
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art
Memphis College of Art
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
- a nonprofit learning environment in the fine arts for young children and
Minnesota River School of Fine Art
- offers classes and workshops in drawing, painting, sculpture and pottery to
full-time and part-time students of all levels. Site includes faculty and
Montserrat College of Art
Moore College of Art and Design
- educating women in the visual arts since 1848, Moore is a 4-year degree
granting institution with departments in both the professional and fine arts
New York Academy of Art
- graduate and continuing education school focusing on traditional methods of
depicting the figure.
New York Studio School
- exploring drawing, painting, sculpture and art history in depth.
Niagara College of Applied Arts & Technology
North Carolina School of the Arts
Northwest College of Art
- offers a 32 month BFA degree.
Norwich School of Art and Design
of Art - prepares students for art
careers in graphic design, photography, illustration, and advertising.
School - offers classes in pottery,
painting, glass work, and more.
University College - Description of
programs, faculty, resources and links to related materials and resources.
Ontario College of Art & Design
Oregon College of Art and Craft
- programs include BFA in Crafts, Certificate in Crafts, and extension classes
and workshops in book arts, ceramics, drawing, fibers, metal, photography, wood.
Oro e Colore
- school and workshops offering the rudiments of painting restoration and wood
Ottawa School of Art
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Painting School of Montmiral
- offering drawing and painting workshops for all levels of students, from
beginning to professional.
Paper Tole Institute (PTI)
- international organization dedicated to excellence in the craft of paper tole
and three-dimensional decoupage.
School of Crafts - residential school
offering instruction in ten craft media, in sessions of varying length
throughout the year.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania School of Art and Design
- offering four year BFA programs in fine art, illustration, and graphic design,
and certificate programs in interior design and desktop publishing.
- a school of education in the areas of photography, graphic design, art
direction, copywriting and illustration.
Pratt Institute - School of Art and Design
Queensland University of Technology - Creative
Red Deer College Summer School of the Visual Arts
- comprehensive study in painting, ceramics, glass blowing, drawing, print
making, crafts, and more.
Rhode Island School
of Design - private art and design
college in Providence, RI
Ringling School of Art and Design
Royal College of Art
Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, The
Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art - Fine art department of the
University of Oxford
Saint Paul College of Visual Arts
- private four-year college of art and design offering BFAs in Visual
Communications and Fine Arts.
San Francisco Art Institute
Savannah College of Art and Design
School for American Crafts
- offering undergraduate and graduate level study in ceramics, glass, metal and
jewelry design, woodworking, and furniture design.
School of Advertising Art
- 2 year art school specializing in design, illustration, computer graphics and
School of Communication Arts
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of the Museum of Fine Arts
- focuses on creative investigation, risk-taking, and the exploration of an
individual vision. Affiliated with Tufts University.
School of Visual Arts
Schuler School of Fine Arts, The
Scottsdale Artists' School
- offering over 100 classes and workshops a year with professional artists in
traditional fine arts.
Slade School of Fine Art
- dedicated to the education of artists by professional artists and scholars of
the history and theory of art.
Sotheby's Institute of Art - London
- offering MA and PhD degrees, specialized courses, and study abroad programs in
art history and scholarship, connoisseurship, and art business.
South Australian School of Art
St. Johns River Community College & Florida School
of the Arts
- school founded by portrait painter, Nelson Shanks, offering classes in realist
Surrey Institute of Art and Design
Taos Art School
- college-credited institution offering classes and related tours in painting,
weaving, pottery making, creativity, Native American arts, basketry, and
Taos Institute of Arts
The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, UK
- specialist provider of art, design, and media courses in the U.K. Programmes
of study are available as full-time, part-time, and short courses.
University of Art and Industrial Design
University of Tasmania
University of the Arts
- Philadelphia, PA
University of Wollongong
Yotkov Studio - specializing in chasing
and repousse instruction.
Vancouver Institute of Media Arts
- post-secondary institute offering one year certificate and two year diploma
programs in classical and computer animation.
Victorian College of the Arts
- offers programs in art, dance, drama, music, and film and TV.
Visual Studies Workshop
- offers an MFA in Visual Studies, summer workshops, and undergraduate classes.
Watkins College of Art and Design
- offers degrees in film, interior design, graphic design, photography, and fine
White Mountain Academy of the Arts
- post-secondary educational opportunity that offers students an alternative to
conventional art education.
Wimbledon School Of Art
- specializes in theatre and fine art higher education from undergraduate level
through to PhD.
Woodstock School of Art
- classes, lectures and workshops.
Worcester Center for Crafts
- offers adult school, youth programs, workshops, galleries, and more.