Edinburgh College of Art

Welcome to Edinburgh College of Art

ECA is a vibrant and creative community of students and academics: a place of experimentation, exploration, intellectual stimulation and exciting collaborations.

We enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our teaching and research across the disciplines of art, design, architecture and landscape architecture, history of art and music. Tracing our history back to the 1770s, we remain at the forefront of teaching and research, ideally placed to engage with the challenges of the future.

Our home within the University of Edinburgh makes us distinctive, offering many opportunities to benefit from the diverse range of expertise and resources associated with one of the world's leading academic institutions.

ECA news

Two of the three 2017 residencies have been awarded to ECA students: Daphne de Sonneville (Art); and Katerina Talianni (Music).

Alumni and research recognised in both award categories at the E Club pitching competition.

Danielle Smith will begin her research in September 2017.

Wayne Mazadza secured the funding from South London Shorts after several competitive pitch stages.

Applications are invited for the Astaire Art Prize 2017. The deadline is 5pm on Wednesday March 29th, 2017.

Eva Cameron Coutts talks to second year Textiles students about their latest project.

The RSA Architecture Prize and the Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Award are among the top honours won by ECA students in this year’s showcase.

The IF_DO team's design was chosen to form a temporary structure to host a series of events as part of the London Festival of Architecture.

ECA is hosting its annual marathon for composers and animators from across Europe.

Dr Penny Travlou talks to us about her management role in the ‘From Sharing to Caring’ COST Action.

Upcoming ECA events

18 May 2017 to 19 May 2017
ECA Performance Costume Show 2017
Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art
Main Building
26 May 2017
30 May 2017 to 31 May 2017
sIREN Conference 2017: Arts and Digital Practices
Hunter Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
74 Lauriston Place
03 Jun 2017 to 11 Jun 2017
Degree Show 2017
11:00 to 17:00
Edinburgh College of Art
74 Lauriston Place
06 Jun 2017
Aggression, Transgression & the Avant-garde
Screening Room (G.04, ground floor)
50 George Square