Adelaide Central School of Art

Adelaide Central School of Art is South Australia’s only independent, not-for-profit, single-focus art school dedicated to developing professional practising artists.

Adelaide Central School of Art is South Australia’s only independent, not-for-profit, single-focus art school dedicated to developing professional practising artists. Renowned nationally for its standards of excellence in both technical and conceptual development of practice, the School values studio-based teaching, small class sizes and dedicated one-to-one student/lecturer interactions.

The School is celebrated for its welcoming community spirit and collegiate atmosphere of shared initiative, discovery and support. An accredited Higher Education Provider, it offers:

  • Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Visual Art
  • Associate Degree of Visual Art
  • Scholarships
  • Awards for academic excellence
  • Graduate Support Program
  • Masterclasses, Atelier Academy and short courses
  • Workshops for teens and secondary schools
  • Professional development opportunities for teachers

Graduates are consistently awarded for outstanding achievements in their studies, and often go on to receive prizes of national and international acclaim. All lecturers are respected contemporary artists, writers and curators, with South Australia’s most esteemed practising artists among them.

Adelaide Central Gallery, located within the School, fosters collaborations with leading national and international arts organisations and artists with a diverse annual program of exhibitions and events. It is an excellent resource for students to meet the contemporary visual arts community in South Australia and beyond.

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