Welcome to Art & Design

Our Art & Design learning area boasts brand new facilities, including a photography studio and expert teaching. Alongside this, there are opportunities for national and international trips to destinations such as London and New York. You will also take part in live briefs and attend seminars presented by globally famous creative individuals. 

Itchen College has been totally amazing these last three years. I can't thank them enough for everything they've done for me.
- Ashley Knights, Art & Design student
In 2017, our Graphics, Photography and Textiles A Levels had 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

Art & Design

Vocational Level 2

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Art & Design

Vocational Level 3

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Fine Art

A Level

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Graphics

A Level

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Life Drawing

Vocational Level 2 & 3

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Photography

A Level

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Textiles (Costume and Interior Design)

A Level

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Student success

Holly Smyth

Holly Smyth

Holly studied two Art & Design subjects at the college and had a great experience, having attended lots of Art trips, including a trip to New York.

Holly achieved fantastic grades of A, Distinction, B in Photography, Fine Art and Film Studies. 

She is now going to the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) to study a Foundation Degree in Art & Design.


Department news

Photography Student Wins International Award

Photography student Araike Severino de Silva has won a photography competition in his home country of Italy, coming in first place to win a grand prize of €500.

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Trip to New York with Art & Design

Our Art & Design department have a trip to New York booked for 19 February - Saturday 24 February 2018 and if you are an Art & Design student, you have…

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GATEway Students Explore Art & Design

Over the past two days Art & Design have been showing Year 9 students what it's like to study Art & Design at college. Year 9 students from several…

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Key personnel

Kate Matthews - Faculty Manager for Visual and Performing Arts

Kate Matthews

Teacher of Drama & Theatre Studies and Acting