Department of Art

In the Department of Art we specialise in making, curating and writing about contemporary art in a dynamic, critical and interdisciplinary environment.

We have a world leading reputation that brings together students and researchers from all over the world. We work with a network of artists, curators, galleries and museums both in London and internationally to create an inspiring and dynamic place in which to study and develop an artistic practice.

Many graduates of Goldsmiths Department of Art are among the most recognised names working in art today. 


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CHASE awards

We are looking for exceptional research projects proposed by practicing artists, curators and others wishing to base their PhD research in an art department to nominate for the 2015 CHASE award competition.

Applications are open for practice-based research and thesis-only PhD proposals. Potential candidates should send a 750 word research project outline, bibliography, cv and digital portfolio (where appropriate) to Professor Michael Newman by 15 November 2014:

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Art Programme Contacts

Programme Leader MFA Fine Art (Studio Practice):
David Mabb

Programme Director of MFA Fine Art (Critical Studies):
Mike Sperlinger

Programme Director of MFA Curating:
Dr. Simon Sheikh

Programme Director of MFA Art Writing:
Professor Michael Newman

Director of Postgraduate Research Studies:
Dr. Andrea Phillips

Programme Director of BA Fine Art:
Professor Michael Archer

Programme Leader of BA Fine Art, Extension degree:
Jacqueline Pennell

Course Leader, Studio Practice of BA Fine Art & History of Art:
Dr. Susan Kelly

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