School of Art

The School of Art is an international site for innovative and diverse art, craft and photographic practices and research.

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Welcome to the RMIT School of Art

The School of Art is known for its diverse and internationally-renowned creative programs led by accomplished artists, photographers and professional staff who strive for excellence in pedagogy, research and innovation.

RMIT is ranked #1 in Australia and #12 in the world for Art and Design (2018 QS Rankings) placing us in the top echelon of the world’s art and photographic educational institutions.


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Meet our people, discover our projects and keep up to date on upcoming events.

Our teaching areas

RMIT values diversity and offers flexible pathways to Vocational Education and Higher Education programs in Visual Art, Fine Art, Public Art and Arts Management.

Fine art

RMIT provides a hub for emerging artists, researchers and practitioners to cultivate contemporary art practice and gain exposure through local and international exhibitions.


Develop your own creative approach to photography through integrated industry training, practical experience and critical thinking.

Short and single courses

RMIT offers students an opportunity to undertake short and single courses in Fine Art Painting, Printmaking, Digital Photography and Public Art practice studios. Upon completion, you will gain nationally recognised units of competency that can count towards longer programs.


Meet our alumni


Visit us

Location: Melbourne City campusBuilding 24, Level 1, Room 3

Address: 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

Contact us

Phone (Undergraduate): +61 3 9925 5343 or +61 3 9925 9957

Phone (Postgraduate): +61 3 9925 2416

Postal address

School of Art
RMIT University
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne 3001 Australia


The School of Art is led by experienced, creative and celebrated professionals and academics, with projects spanning fine art, public art, photography and more.

Image credits

Image 1: Echo (Fang) Wang (RMIT Honours 2018), Serendipity, 2018, RMIT University Graduation Exhibition installation view, 2018, dimensions variable, Photo: Keelan O'Hehir

Image 2: Rosie Gunzburg (RMIT Honours 2018), Stitch series, 2018, RMIT University Graduation Exhibition installation view, 2018, dimensions variable, Photo: Keelan O'Hehir

Image 3: Zichun Apple Jia, Protection, 2018, Ring, copper, acrylic, 9 x 6 x 4 cm, Photo: Kai Gao

Image 4: Sara Retallick (RMIT Honours 2018), Drift, 2018, Underwater sound installation, dimensions variable

Image 5: Yuting ‘Tia’ Shen (RMIT Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) 2018), The Secret Doors II: The Floating Door, 2018, Lake Tyrell, Victoria, Australia

Image 6: Jewellery Studio, RMIT University Gold & Silversmithing, 2018

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer