The deadlines for application for entry in 2018 to study Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art have now passed, and the Ruskin cannot accept late applications, or applications through clearing. Current applicants will hear from the admitting college (and NOT the Ruskin) in due course. Applicants can then arrange the collection of their portfolio (deadline Friday 15 December) - please contact the Ruskin to confirm the date of collection. Detailed information can be found further down this page.
The BFA is a three-year, studio-based course in which students work alongside each other in collaboratively organised studios. It allows students to engage with the diversity of disciplines that shape contemporary art, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, installation, video, sound, performance and other experimental forms.
Join us for art, food and fun at this year's Christmas Art Sale at the Ruskin School of Art, 74 High Street, on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November, 10am - 4pm.
The Ruskin is delighted that our newly-appointed Associate Professor of Art, Oreet Ashery, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Jarman Award 2017, which celebrates and supports UK-based artists working with moving image.
The Ruskin MFA degree is an intensive, interdisciplinary programme in the practice of contemporary art, designed to support studio-based and theoretical components of your artistic practice.
Ruskin Alumna and Visiting Tutor Jaimini Patel is presenting an exhibition entitled An Inventory of Small Things, at the conclusion of her residency at the Archives of Contemporary Arts, Danube University Krems.
Through the generous support of the John Fell OUP Research Fund, the Ruskin School of Art is able to support up to two applications to the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships 2018 competition for a post-doctoral research project. The School will hold an internal competition to decide which application(s) will be put forward under the scheme, so applicants should not approach the Leverhulme Trust directly until departmental support is confirmed in writing.
The Ruskin DPhil programme includes two strands: the practice-led DPhil (which includes a substantial written component) and the contemporary art history and theory DPhil (by written thesis only).
Ruskin DPhil Arturo Soto is presenting an exhibition in Oxford, entitled Those Who Follow, a photographic journey encountering the city's modern religious spaces.
Research is at the heart of the Ruskin's activities, and the School encourages and values the wide-ranging contributions that its teaching staff, teaching staff, postgraduate students, researchers, academic visitors and fellows make to the disciplines of of fine art practice, curatorship, criticism and art history. Please see following a list of recent publications by Ruskin people.