Coventry School of Art and Design
TypeArt School
Established1843 (1843)
Location,
52°24′25″N 1°30′11″W / 52.40699°N 1.50306°W / 52.40699; -1.50306Coordinates: 52°24′25″N 1°30′11″W / 52.40699°N 1.50306°W / 52.40699; -1.50306
AffiliationsCoventry University
Websitewww.coventry.ac.uk/csadq
The Graham Sutherland Building
The Graham Sutherland Building
The Ellen Terry Arts and Media Building
The Ellen Terry Arts and Media Building

Coventry School of Art and Design is part of Coventry University in Coventry, West Midlands in the UK. It is home to a number of departments that teach and research in the areas of art, media and design including the Department of Industrial Design, the Department of Media, the Department of Design and Visual Arts and the Department of Performing Arts. It is most known for its world-famous courses in Automotive Design. The school also includes the Lanchester Gallery[1] and the Institute for Creative Enterprises (ICE).[2]

History

Coventry School of Art and Design's roots date back to the Coventry School of Design 1843.[3][4][5] This became the Coventry School of Art in 1852,[3] Coventry Municipal School of Art in 1902[4] and then Coventry College of Art in 1954.[4] In 1970, it was merged with the Lanchester College of Technology and the Rugby College of Engineering to become part of the Lanchester Polytechnic,[4] which later went on to become the Coventry Polytechnic in 1987 and Coventry University in 1992.[6]

Premises

Courses

It has a range of courses in the following subject areas [9]

References

  1. ^ "Lanchester Gallery Projects". Coventry University.
  2. ^ ""Institute for Creative Enterprise Website"". Coventry University.
  3. ^ a b Clarke, Ronald (1979). Cast in the Same Mould Part 1: The Origin and History of Coventry School of Art, 1834-1895. Coventry Library, Arts and Museums Service.
  4. ^ a b c d Clarke, Ronald (1981). Cast in the Same Mould Part 2: The History of Coventry School of Art, 1895-1961. Coventry Library, Arts and Museums Service.
  5. ^ HANSARD – Schools of Design – Mr.Gladstone
  6. ^ Cheesewright, P. (2009). The Phoenix Rises - A Portrait of Coventry University in its City. Third Millennium Information. ISBN 978-1-903942-76-5.
  7. ^ Graham Sutherland Building: 52°24′25″N 1°30′11″W / 52.40699°N 1.50306°W / 52.40699; -1.50306 (Graham Sutherland Building)
  8. ^ Ellen Terry Arts and Media Building: 52°24′23″N 1°30′18″W / 52.40640°N 1.50493°W / 52.40640; -1.50493 (Ellen Terry Arts and Media Building)
  9. ^ ""Coventry School of Art and Design Courses"". Coventry University.