Top 3 Art Schools and Colleges in South West London

South West London is home to a large number of art schools and colleges some of which are considered to be among the best in the world such as the famous University of the Arts London. Worth to consider are also other schools and colleges including the City & Guilds of London Art School and Putney School of Art and Design.

University of the Arts London – Wimbledon College of Arts

Wimbledon College of Arts

Wimbledon College of Arts is a constituent college of the world-renowned University of the Arts London. It is divided into three academic schools - School of Foundation Studies, School of Fine Art and School of Theatre offering both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in painting, sculpture, print and digital media and time-based media as well as design and related studies for stage, screen, costume and special effects. All three schools are located in the South West London. The School of Foundation is found on Palmerston Road, while both Studies of Fine Art and School of Theatre are located on the Merton Hall Road in South West London.

City & Guilds of London Art School

City and Guilds of London Art School

The City & Guilds of London Art School is one of the country’s most respected and longest established art colleges (founded in 1879) offering courses that range from Foundation to B.A. degree as well as postgraduate diploma and Master of Art degree. The college has 7 departments including Foundation (one-year full-time course), Fine Art Painting, Fine Art Sculpture, Historic Carving, Conservation, Humanities and Drawing Studio. The college is located on Kennington Park Road, Lambeth, South West London.

Putney School of Art and Design

Putney

The Putney School of Art and Design is an art college offering a programme of fine arts in six specialist studios that includes courses for both the beginners and professional artists in art history, book illustration, carving coat stands, ceramics, ceramic sculpture, digital photography, desktop publishing, drawing and painting, diploma in art and design, experimental media, oil painting, web design, lithography, etc. The art college also offers family learning classes for parents that attend the courses with their children. These courses are free. The Putney School of Art and Design is found on Oxford Road in Putney, South West London.