School of Fine Arts

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

Learn the fundamentals of fine arts practice and explore your own creative ideas in a supportive, engaging environment. Students study and explore all aspects of Fine Arts from drawing and painting to 3D installation and moving image. Students have the opportunity to engage in the wider arts community while they are studying, building their professional arts practice from the outset.

Photo Media at Whitecliffe teaches you 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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