Art Scholarships are awarded to those artists demonstrating an exceptional level of talent in art and design, well above the normal level of ability for their age. We expect candidates to be able to talk enthusiastically about their work and show ability and skill in more than one area and media.
Candidates must genuinely enjoy spending time making art and should be able to talk freely about art and artists, citing examples.
To apply, please submit the following to the Director of Art:
• A portfolio of work – Please produce a portfolio of recent work, showing a range of ideas and processes. Sculpture and other three-dimensional work, or very large works, should be photographed.
Shortlisting of Candidates
The Director of Art will review each application, and portfolios and sketchbooks will be studied to shortlist candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an assessment.
Assessment for Shortlisted Candidates
The assessment consists of a one-hour observational drawing skills test and a one-hour creative task, followed by an interview with the Director of Art and Assistant Director of Art. This discussion will include questions on art and artists, as well as your own work as presented in your portfolio.