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Fine Art

Start your career in Fine Art

A strong studio community is the lifeblood of Fine Art at Middlesex. You’ll have your own personal studio space to shape your work and have access to a wide range of high-quality resources, from photographic darkrooms to 2D and 3D digital printing. From teacher to curator, our course opens up endless career options.

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    This is your chance to see our world-class facilities and our north London campus and speak with our friendly students and academics to find out about studying at Middlesex.

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Your Career In Visual Arts

Hear from Vita, a current student and Fine Art graduate Renee about how Middlesex helped them to set goals for a career in Visual Arts and provided support to get them where they want to be.

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We’re excited for you to join our creative community in the Autumn so that you can experience our outstanding teaching, learning and state-of-the-art facilities!

But what does teaching actually look like for you when you start your degree?

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Outstanding achievements from our visual arts and design departments

Did you know we have BAFTA winning tutors on our staff? Or that graduates have gone on to win the Turner Prize and had work exhibited at the Tate? Here are some of the notable successes the Visual Arts and Design departments have enjoyed over the last couple of years.

Read about our staff and students' achievements

Student work

  • Fine Art showreel


    The showreel contains two short films by 3rd year students Khaila Williams and Ariane Monds and documentation of a 1st year site specific exhibition at Luman Studio in St Johns Church.

  • SYNERGY

    SYNERGY is an online exhibition by BA Fine Art Graduates 2020, showcasing some of the amazing work produced at MDX.

    Take a look for yourself

Our exceptional students

Current student Sunim Rai has won a prestigious Freelands Painting Prize which is awarded to the best new painters. As a winner, their work is part of an exhibition at the Freelands Foundation Gallery in London.

Read about the prize

Course news

MDX artist Kelvin Okafor

Artist and MDX graduate, Kelvin Okafor, unveils his pencil portrait of Prince to mark the fourth anniversary of his death.

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  • Heather Phillipson designs print for WWF

    Phillipson at The TateMDX PhD alumna Heather Phillipson has produced a limited edition print for WWF's Art For Your World campaign - a call to action for the cultural sector to come together and demand urgent measures against climate change.

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  • Keith Piper's exhilarating Jet Black Future

    Video artwork on a wall, including two screens with image of young black woman in a black headscarf

    MDX Associate Professor's new solo exhibition at the New Art Gallery in Walsall, Jet Black Futures shows a striking continuity of preoccupations in the Blk Art Group co-founder's practice.

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Application help

Building your art and design portfolio for university


Senior lecturer in Art and Design Beverley Speight gives some great advice on building your portfolio!

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