Contemporary Art Academy

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

CRITICAL CONTEXT (PG2_04) 10 JAN 2024 | 17:30

Start Date: 10 January 2024
Time: Wednesdays @ 17:30 GMT (except week 6) 13:30 ET 11:30 PT
Duration: 8 weeks
Fee: £260 
Instalment payments available with Klarna


Course Description

CRITICAL CONTEXT (PG-2) enables practicing artists to develop new work within a specific research context and write a new artist statement. Artists interrogate their practice in an art historical and contemporary context led by an established art writer. Underpinned by Artist and Professional Practice seminars, key outcomes from CRITICAL CONTEXT (PG-2) include:

  • 1-2-1 feedback from lead tutor
  • Guidance on research methodology
  • Group discussion with lead tutor and peer group 
  • Artwork feedback from established industry professionals and peer group 
  • Critical development in relation to historical and contemporary context
  • Artist Talk from established artist 
  • Professional Practice seminar with established artworld professional
  • Peer group chat forum 
  • Professionally edited artist statement 
  • Graduate access to PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (PG-3)


  • Artists who have completed PERSONAL PRACTICE (PG-1)

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  • Instalment payments available with Klarna