Study Visual Art at the Best Art School in Australia

Adelaide Central School of Art is a leading independent, not-for-profit, tertiary provider of visual arts education. It was identified as the best art school in Australia for overall student experience according to the national Student Experience Survey (SES) findings released on the QILT website on 10 April 2019. Read more here.

Our degree courses are designed to develop technical and conceptual skills and allow for flexibility as a part-time or full-time commitment. The curriculum embraces the disciplines of drawing, painting, sculpture, art history & theory and contemporary studio practice.

Graduates are well versed in contemporary visual arts practice and have the requisite skills to embark on professional careers. We offer:

  • An award-winning campus with on-site student studios
  • Deferral of tuition fees through FEE-HELP
  • Nationally recognised artist-lecturers
  • Scholarships, awards and a Graduate Support Program
  • Intensive studio-based teaching in small classes
  • Extended 34 week academic year
  • Flexible full-time and part-time study options
  • Day and evening classes

More information:

Contact Student Liaison Officer, Andrew Herpich, to discuss your study pathway at
andrew.herpich(at) or phone 08 8299 7300.

banner image | detail: Jasmine Crisp, She had the power at her fingertips, 2016, oil on canvas, (diptych) 192 x 86 cm. Photograph by James Field