School of Fine Arts

The Whitecliffe School of Fine Arts offers programmes from Certificate to Master’s level in Fine Arts and Photo Media.

The School of Fine Arts offers programmes that will teach you fundamental skills and knowledge while enabling you to explore beyond your own creative ideas in a supportive and engaging environment.

Our Fine Arts programmes cover various artistic practices from drawing and painting, to 3D installation and moving image. You will also have multiple opportunities to engage in the wider arts community which will build your professional arts practice from the outset.

Our Photo Media programmes cover core skills in photography, using analogue and digital equipment. Delve into the worlds of Photography, Fine Arts, and New Media to create powerful and captivating image, sound, and video responses.

School of Fine Arts Courses & Programmes

Fine Arts + Photo Media at Whitecliffe

“Whitecliffe has taught me among many things to celebrate my uniqueness in the art I make, there is no right or wrong. Hold close to what you believe is authentic and stick with it no matter what. Whitecliffe teaches you to be true to yourself and present the most authentic you to the world."

- Jono Kraettli, BFA Photo Media Graduate

Jono Kraettli

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