Founded in 1845, Heatherley's
is the oldest independent art school in London and is among the
few art colleges in Britain that focus purely on portraiture,
figurative painting and sculpture.
Heatherley's is controlled by an educational charity.
The Thomas Heatherley Educational Trust.
Registered in England No 977615. Registered Charity No 312872
to students include:
— A purpose built art school completed in June 2008
— A teaching staff made up of practising artists
— An unrivalled location close to the Thames, in Chelsea
— Easy access to the city's many art galleries and museums
— Individual tutorial scheme
— Well lit sculpture studios
— Print room
— Expert technical staff
— Experienced models on all courses
— Off site drawing and painting days in nearby parks, by
the river, in art galleries
— Seminar room with video and IT facilities
— Special lectures in fine art theory and practice
— A well stocked art library
— School shop selling artists materials
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