Chelsea School of Art is among one of the six colleges which are part of the University of Arts, London. It offers further and higher educational courses up to the PhD level. The Chelsea School of Art is one of the premier schools of art and design in the world. The Chelsea School of Art is currently known as the Chelsea College of Art and Design.
Facts and Figures
The Chelsea School of Art was founded in the year 1891, with the Fine Arts department being located on the Manresa Road. The college has currently shifted its base to Tate Britain on Millbank. The Chelsea School of Art is a sister concern of the Camberwell College of Arts, Central St Martins, London College of Communication and London College of Fashion. It is also closely associated with Byam Shaw School of Art and Wimbledon College of Art. The main courses of contemporary art which are offered in the Chelsea School of Art are fine art, graphic design communication, textile design, photography, screen printing, sculpture, knitwear, furniture, digital media, digital art, model making, interior and spatial design and research into the history and theory of visual and multimedia cultures. The faculty members include Roger Ackling, Neil Cummings, Amanda Faulkner, David Musgrave, Dave Beech, Neil Cummings and Hayley Newman.
Prospective and Alumni
In order to get admission to the Chelsea School of Art one needs to fill the admission form according to his choice of subject and course. If the forms are obtained from the University and Colleges Application System, then you may pay some extra fees and enroll yourself even after not being able to pass the clearing process. The seats are then offered depending on the vacancies in different courses. The students passing out from here attain a sense of purpose, place and identity. The Chelsea School of Art boasts of alumni members including Anish Kapoor, Quentin Blake, Michael Cummings, David Nash, Alan Rickman, Rita Angus, Ralph Fiennes, Helen Chadwick, Paul Nash and many other famous personalities.