Fine Arts

Fine Arts is your opportunity to explore your creativity in a variety of physical and digital artistic mediums.

Subject overview

Contemporary art allows you to bring your creative concepts to life. You can explore a range of artistic disciplines and develop concepts regardless of your previous art education. You learn how to interpret your own ideas and those of others, how to problem-solve through art, and expand your conceptual thinking.

Elam is New Zealand’s leading tertiary provider in art and design*, with a range of technical and digital workshops to support your making. Elam staff are internationally successful artists and researchers who are committed to developing New Zealand art.

*QS World University Rankings.

Where can Fine Arts take you?

Elam graduates have found work in diverse fields. They are film makers, designers, educators, practising artists, jewellery designers, auction house directors and fashion designers, both locally and internationally.

Explore your study options in Fine Arts