Munster Art Schools
The province of Munster
(which includes the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary
and Waterford) is a major centre of visual art in Ireland, with a number
of excellent art colleges and other educational institutions offering
courses in fine art, design,
history of art, art education, as well as numerous applied-art
programs, all designed to give students the necessary foundation or specialist
skills to pursue a career in fine/applied art and design.
Successful graduates may opt for an individual career in painting, sculpture,
printmaking, photography, or video art, or as a commercial, industrial
or graphic designer, or as an art historian or curator, or as a professional
in the public arts industry. (See also: BEST
Best Art Schools in Ireland
National College of Art
& Design - Dublin - Crawford
College of Art & Design
Leinster - Connacht
Best Art Schools in UK
London - Scotland
- England & Wales.
More Information About Arts Education
For more details of qualifications needed,
course syllabus, course facilities and future career prospects, please
contact the following institutions, or visit their websites.
Burren College of Art, Newtown Castle,
Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Phone: 065-7077200; Website: burrencollege.com
Offers undergraduate, postgraduate and artist-residence courses and programs
for students from Ireland and overseas.
Crawford College of Art and Design,
Phone: 021-4966777; Website: cit.ie
Provides a wide range of degree courses in fine art and ceramics, as well
as higher diploma options for art and design teachers as well as a postgraduate
diploma in Art Therapy.
Colaiste Stiofain Naofa, Tramore Road, Cork
Phone: 021-4961020; Website: csn.ie
Offers 1-year and 2-year programs in Art, Crafts and Design, Graphic Design,
Ceramics, Textiles, Multimedia and Arts Administration.
Best Art Schools in Europe
Ecole Des Beaux Arts Paris
- Florence - Rome.
Diseart Institute of Education and Celtic
Phone: 066-9152476; Website: diseart.ie
Offers courses, research programs and cultural studies in Celtic Culture,
incorporating language, literature, art, folk crafts, history, music,
School of Art and Design, Limerick Institute
Phone: 061-208208; Website: lit.ie
Provides a range of degree and Postgraduate courses in Fine Arts, (with
many options Including drawing, figure drawing and figure painting), Art
Education, Graphic Design, Ceramics, and Fashion Design.
Limerick Senior College, Mulgrave Street, Limerick
Phone: 061-414344; Website: limericksc.ie
Offers post-leaving certificate courses in Fine Art and applied art, including
Art & Design, Photography, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Textile
Central Technical Institute (CTI) College of Further Education,
Provides post-leaving certificate programs in Portfolio Preparation, Media
Production and Photography.
Waterford Institute of Technology,
Cork Road, Waterford.
Phone: 051-302000; Website: wit.ie
Offers a BA Degree course in Fine Art and Design.
Best Art & Design Schools in America
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- Pennsylvania - Maryland
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Missouri - Virginia
- Florida - Washington
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