The Ruskin School of Art is the Fine Art Department of the University of Oxford. It provides an exceptional teaching and research environment that enables cutting-edge contemporary artists, art historians and art theorists to work closely together in a world-leading, research-intensive university.
The Ruskin School of Art BFA and MFA Degree Shows 2016 open with a private view on Friday 17th June 6-10pm and continues daily 12-6pm until Wednesday 22nd. It will be the first degree show held in our new state-of-the-art studios on Bullingdon Road.
The Ruskin recently supported Young Art Oxford in their annual art competition for school children in Oxfordshire.
Our new building at Bullingdon Road has won this years Royal Institute of British Architects Regional Award.
The Ruskin hosts three Open Days each academic year for undergraduate applicants, which are held on the same days as the main University Open Days, when many other departments and colleges are also open. The Ruskin usually also holds one Open Day in the autumn term for postgraduate applicants (2016 dates to be confirmed).
The Ruskin School of Art offers a selection of short courses, with several new programmes in 2016.
The Ruskin School of Art continues to be recognised as a leader in arts education in the latest university league tables. The Complete University Guide 2017 (published April 2016) once again ranks the Ruskin first in Art&Design.
The Ruskin is thrilled that Helen Marten (BFA 2008) has been shortlisted for both the Turner Prize 2016 and The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.
Limited edition prints by Ruskin School of Art MFA. The inaugural Master of Fine Art cohort at Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford have produced a limited edition print portfolio to raise funds for their 2016 graduation exhibition.
"Archaeology has never looked this sexy or exhilarating," writes Telegraph art critic Alastair Sooke. "Go and see it" Apollo Magazine