Elam School of Fine Arts
Elam School of Fine Arts is one of the most highly-regarded places to study fine arts in New Zealand, and is also well respected internationally. You will take part in a broad range of creative activities in a stimulating interdisciplinary studio environment, and learn from world-class professional artists and academics.
Critical Edge for Doctoral Research 2017 (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning, Dance Studies, Fine Arts, Music) Event as iCalendar
30 March 2017, 5 - 6pmA series of 12 events for Creative Arts and Industries doctoral candidates and supervisors, running from March to November. NEXT EVENT: Connect With Your Thesis
Distinguished Alumni Award recognises talented artist
02 March 2017Lisa Reihana has been named as a 2017 Distinguished Alumni by the University of Auckland, in recognition of her outstanding achievement in the field of fine arts.
Lighthouse opens on Queen’s Wharf
14 February 2017Renowned contemporary artist Professor Michael Parekowhai (Ngati Whakarongo) from Elam School of Fine Arts has wowed audiences with his outstanding artworks for decades. His latest work is no exception.
University artists feature in headland Sculpture on the Gulf
08 February 2017If you’re heading over to Waiheke Island and planning on walking this year’s sculpture trail, remember to look out for the artworks created by University of Auckland staff.
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A brief history of the School, and information about facilities, resources, galleries and exhibition spaces.
Information on our degree programmes and how to apply to study at Elam.
Fine Arts academic staff
View profiles and contact details of the teaching staff at Elam School of Fine Arts.
Some examples of research being undertaken by staff and students at Elam School of Fine Arts.
Meet our students and graduates
Fine Arts students and graduates share their insights and experiences.
See some of the exciting work produced at Elam School of Fine Arts.
Elam Patrons and Friends
Become a Patron or Friend of Elam and enjoy an association with the country's pre-eminent art school.
The Elam International Artist in Residence Programme
Bringing notable artists from all over the world, this programme is an invaluable creative resource.
Take a Tour of Elam
Come in and experience the world-class studios and facilities at Elam School of Fine Arts.
Elam Portfolio Workshops
Information about workshops for future students on how to collate and submit your portfolio as part of the application process.