Contemporary Art Academy

Contemporary Art Academy is an online art educational initiative offering courses to practicing artists, co-founded by Zavier Ellis & Mathew Gibson.  


What is Contemporary Art Academy? 
Contemporary Art Academy is an educational platform delivering premium online courses at accessible prices for all artists.

Who are the Contemporary Art Academy tutors? 
Our Faculty is comprised of leading practitioners in their field. They have exceptional combined experience as practicing artists, curators, gallerists, art writers, magazine editors and educators.  

Who are your courses for? 
Our courses are for all artists working in all disciplines, from beginners to professionals. To decide which course is suitable for you we invite you to read our course descriptions on the Courses page. We embrace diversity and welcome artists of all ages.

What has been the response to your courses so far?
We invite you to visit our Testimonials page.

What language are the sessions conducted in?
All sessions are conducted in English and we welcome all artists globally.

Do I need an art qualification? 
No, we welcome those with qualifications as well as self-taught artists and beginners. 

Is there an application process? 
No, you are invited to participate in any course that you believe is appropriate. If the course doesn’t meet your needs, you can cancel halfway through and receive a full refund, no questions asked.  

How long are your courses? 
Courses are 6 or 8 weeks with one session per week.  

When do your sessions take place? 
Timetabling varies so that we can cater for various lifestyles. Check our Courses page for scheduling.

How do I join the online class once I have purchased?
Upon purchase you will receive a link to the course interface where you will find all course documents and Zoom session links.

I have a question that I can’t find the answer to. 
Please contact with any questions.  

I’d like to talk to someone in person. 
Please contact to arrange a call.