Fine Arts Certificate Program

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Express your creativity and pursue your vision. In our school you can extend your artistic limits through experimentation and discovery through our range of classes and subjects.

Classes have low student-teacher ratio and a flexible schedule where students choose courses depending on what is needed to hone their individual talents. The curriculum focuses on students working directly in the studio with our faculty. Students choose courses depending on their concentration with guidance from the School Office and Faculty and pay per course.

Students have the opportunity to exhibit their work in our school exhibitions throughout the year as well as experience and collaborate with visiting art professionals such as art dealers, curators, and members of other prestigious art institutions. This will facilitate connections with New York City galleries and an immersion into the New York City art scene. This multifaceted experience provides our students with the comprehensive knowledge and support they need for a professional career in the arts.

Students can enroll for a two- or three-year program. In the two-year program, students must complete 18 hours per week for a total of 1,520 class hours. Students enrolled in the three-year program must complete 1,728 class hours. Please browse the course catalogue.

Estimated cost: $8,000.00 per year. No scholarships are offered for this program.


Mixed Media

Please note this is not an accredited degree program.


Fall Session 1, 2019

Program start date - September 16, 2019

Fall Session 2, 2019

Program start date - November 11, 2019

Spring Session 1, 2020

Program start date - January 27, 2020

Spring Session 2, 2020

Program start date - March 30, 2020


Students are admitted on a rolling basis. An interview may be required to review the portfolio. You will be notified if an interview is required. Completion of High School education or equivalent is required to enroll in the Certificate and Arts Intensive Programs.

Be a part of a diverse community and meet artists from all over the world. We hope you will join this exciting, culturally rich community!

For more information please contact Karen Williams at 646-880-9050 or by email