About Us

 

Spier Arts Academy offers employment-based training in professional mosaic, providing teaching by the best international tutors. This three year, full-time apprenticeship focuses on Mosaic Art, but also includes tuition in Drawing, Mosaic Theory, Art History and Business Skills.

The Academy provides a vibrant learning environment that explores the art form of mosaic and develops the practical and technical expertise and creative spirit of all learners. The programme is designed to create a local industry with sustainable and meaningful employment for many hundreds, and perhaps even thousands of skilled mosaic artists.

The Academy is administered by Spier Architectural Arts and specialises in collaborative and experimental work with fine artists, designers and architects in the conceptualising, manufacture and installation of large-scale artworks. Located in Cape Town’s East City Precinct, The Fringe, the Academy calls a three-story heritage building named Union House, home.

The Academy is administered by Spier Architectural Arts, and is based in Cape Town’s East City Precinct.  It specialises in collaborative and experimental work with world-renowned artists and architects, making it the only one of its kind in South Africa

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