- Camberwell College of Arts
name = Camberwell College of Arts
established = 1898
University of the Arts London
website = [http://www.camberwell.arts.ac.uk www.camberwell.arts.ac.uk]
Camberwell College of Arts (formerly known as Camberwell School of Art and Crafts) is a constituent college of the
University of the Arts Londonand is one of the world's foremost art and design institutions. It is located in Camberwell, South Londonwith two sites situated at Peckham Road and Wilson Road. It offers both further and higher educationprograms, including postgraduateawards. The college is particularly renowned for its emphasis on drawing.
The College's history is finely intertwined with that of the
South London Gallery, with which the building is shared. Manager of the South London Working Men's College in 1868, William Rossiter, purchased the freehold of Portland House on which the College now stands in 1889. The resulting Gallery opened in 1891, followed by the Technical Institute, the College's first guise in 1898.
Research projects at the college relate to a number of ongoing theoretical and practical debates in areas such as the interface of new technologies and creative practice; transnational art, identity and nation, and the conservation of Byzantine books and manuscripts. Camberwell is part of the University of the Arts London and its Research Network (RNUAL), which also includes
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Communicationand London College of Fashion.
Camberwell is a sister college of the
Chelsea College of Art and Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London College of Communication, London College of Fashionand Wimbledon College of Art.
Gillian Ayres(1989 Turner Prizenominee)
Jeff Banks(Graphic Designer and Presenter of the BBC's The Clothes Show)
* Roger 'Syd' Barrett (Musician of
Gillian Carnegie(2005 Turner Prizenominee)
Lady Sarah Chatto(Artist)
Andy Dog(Artist and Illustrator)
Howard Hodgkin(1985 Turner Prizewinner)
* David Jones (Artist and Poet)
R. B. Kitaj(Artist)
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen(Interior Designer and TV Presenter)
Mike Leigh(Film Director)
* Richard Long (1989
Humphrey Lyttelton(Jazz Musician)
Cathy de Monchaux(1998 Turner Prizenominee)
* Tom Phillips (Painter and Collagist)
Rose Pipette(Musician of the band The Pipettes)
Stephen Howarth(Painter) (Expelled)
* Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts : its students & teachers, 1943-1960 by Geoff Hassell. Published by Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995. ISBN 1-85149-180-5.
* [http://www.camberwell.arts.ac.uk/ College Website]
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