The Courses


Apply now for 2016

Based in Cape Town, this three year, full-time apprenticeship focuses on mosaic and ceramic art and includes tuition in drawing, ceramics, art history and business skills – enabling apprentices to jumpstart their creative careers and run their own successful enterprises.

The Academy provides a vibrant learning environment that explores the art form of mosaic and ceramic 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 artisans.

The Academy welcomes school leavers who are eager to start their creative careers, as well as more experienced candidates with creative backgrounds who want to broaden their artistic skill-set.

How to apply

To apply for the mosaic or ceramics course, please complete the application form below and return it, along with a copy of your ID document, to Spier Arts Academy. Application forms can be returned by email, fax, post or hand delivered to Union House, 25 Commercial Street, Cape Town, 8001.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 October 2015.
Successful applicants will be invited for an interview during October to mid November 2015.
Entrance examinations to take place during mid November 2015.
Offers are extended to successful candidates early in December 2015

Please click the link below to download the application form:

Spier Arts Academy Application Form 2015 (MS Word)
Spier Arts Academy Application Form 2015 (pdf)

For any enquiries, please give us a ring or write us an email.

t. +27 21 465 9029
f. +27 0880 21 465 9029
a. 25 Commercial Street, Cape Town 8001



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