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Melbourne’s Independent Visual Arts & Design College

ENROLLING NOW for Mid-Year entry! Semester starts Monday July 25. Please enquire on 03 9495 6622 for course information. 

Latrobe College of Art and Design is an independent tertiary school of art and design and key provider of specialist courses in visual art, graphic design, digital and photo media. Established in 1995, the college is renowned for its commitment to art practice and education. The college provides a flexible learning environment, combined with recognised teaching programs. Students are given the opportunity not only to develop specific skills but to experiment with different art making modes and refine their creative paths. The college seeks to set the benchmark for innovation and creative difference. Courses are contemporary, balance skills based training with applied creative direction.

Flexible full-time and part-time and single subject programs are offered in painting, graphic design, web design, drawing, installation, sculpture, video, photography, sculpture, art history & theory, professional artist practice and more. Courses include Diploma and Advanced Diploma level of study.

The consistent success of past students who are regularly exhibiting or working in their chosen design fields is a testament to the vitality and relevance of the college’s programs and teaching staff.

The teaching staff are widely acknowledged for their professional practice and success and popularity as teachers and mentors.

Opportunities include intensive study trips to New York and the Venice Biennale in Italy; individual studio spaces for second year students; exhibition opportunities in the college gallery; introductions to artists , designers, art spaces, studios, work experience, and more.

For any enquiries regarding visual arts or graphic design courses, or details regarding the enrolment and application process, please  Contact us Here.

Applying to study is quick and easy: Click to Apply Now.

Latrobe College of Art & Design is located at 138 Cromwell Street, Collingwood in Victoria, Australia 3066. For more information, phone + 61 3 9495 6622 – our office hours are from Monday to Friday, between 10am and 5pm. Start shaping your future today.

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In the Studios

Latrobe College of Art and Design

LaTrobe College of Art & Design is a renowned independent art college in the arts hub of Collingwood known for its teaching staff and the success of its specialised courses in visual art, digital media and design. Accredited Courses are offered in painting, multimedia design, video production, illustration, photography, drawing, sculpture, graphic design, print design, studio practice,interactive animation, galleries & exhibition practice, art history and theory.
Latrobe College of Art and Design
Latrobe College of Art and DesignMonday, July 4th, 2016 at 8:24pm

Don't miss our Advanced Diploma student Michele Harris's show at 69 Smith st Gallery which opens on the 9th July at 6pm. The show runs from the 6th to the 24th July.
Make that effort even though it's cold and get to what's...

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Latrobe College of Art and DesignMonday, June 27th, 2016 at 5:32pm

Congratulations to our former student and teacher Jenny Zhe Chang who's work has been part of the Sui Jian Guo Arts Museum's opening exhibition. In her work there are 1134 pairs of pointe shoes, most of them signed, by the National Ballet of China, Guangzhou...

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Latrobe College of Art and DesignTuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 4:52pm

A few more photos from end of semester one

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Latrobe College of Art and DesignTuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 4:50pm
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Latrobe College of Art and DesignMonday, June 20th, 2016 at 1:08am

At interview time we are often asked about work prospects for art students, we have ex students who work in many areas of the arts including as practicing artists, curators, designers, gallery managers and directors, teachers, architects, fashion designers, photographers and in many other art...

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