Winchester School of Art is recognised as an international centre for research in global art and design, culture and communication and as part of the University of Southampton – a Russell Group, research-intensive university - it enjoys a reputation as a world leader in research.
Our staff are engaged in creative and critical practices across a wide range of research interests and disseminate their work through internationally recognised publications and exhibitions. Research connects directly with everything we do as a School and informs teaching at all levels of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and postgraduate research.
Across all areas of our research, we engage in both material and intellectual practices as specific ways and means of thinking in order to produce critical knowledge and innovative objects.
We are proud to be a hub for collaborative projects and public events, offering a vibrant venue for artists and intellectuals to debate the key issues of the 21st century.
Our research encompasses fine art, graphic arts, fashion and textile design, marketing, branding, management, and contemporary art curatorship
Committed to creativity
We are committed to ensuring that the application of creativity in our work addresses problems of pressing societal concern in a meaningful and practical way.