Chloé Briggs


Chair of Foundation & Coordinator of Masters in Drawing

Artist and educator.

Education BA (1998) Fine Art Painting, Winchester School of Art; MA (2002) Fine Art Drawing, Wimbledon School of Art; Graduate Certificate (2006) and Postgraduate Certificate (2007) in Learning and Teaching in Art and Design, University of the Arts, London.

Work History 2008- present day, Chair of Foundation and Drawing Instructor in the Fine Arts Program Paris College of Art. Since 2014 she has collaborated with Central Saint Martins, UAL Foundation Course on student projects sponsored by Eurostar. This year she was External Critic on the Master Education in Arts, Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam University. In 2013 she created ‘Drawing is Free’ (, to offer people of all ages and backgrounds opportunities to draw together.She regularly contributes to and organises conferences about art education, most recently: Didactic Lab- ‘Instructions for a Drawing Class’, 7th Teachers’ Academy 2015, ENACT: learning in/through the Arts in Tilburg, The Netherlands; Session Chair, ‘Handing on Teaching Exercises: a (subjective) History of the Foundation Course in Art and Design’, FATE Biennial Conference, Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S, April 2013; Collaboration with Art School Educated (Tate Research) on a two-part event called ‘The Foundation Course in Art and Design: A History Uncovered, A Future Imagined, Paris/London, 2012-2013; Presented at, ‘V&A Connects -‘A way in’: an event articulating the process and potential of art and design education at Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2013. From 2003-2005 she worked as an interviewer and transcriber for Audio Arts magazine, London.

Recent Exhibitions and Projects
‘Flora’, solo exhibition, Chez Cécile, Paris, 2016; ‘Dessin Libre au Jardin’, a series of events and publications designed to encourage people to explore and draw in the parks and gardens of Paris, sponsored by the Mairie de Paris and Ecole du Breuil, 2016; ‘Taking a Line for a Walk’, an exhibition about art school assignments, 26th International Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno, 2014.

Publications Project, ‘Instructions for a Drawing Class’, included in preface, ‘Taking a line for a walk’, by Nina Paim, Corinne Gisel and Emilia Bergmark, Spector, 2016; ‘72 Assignments: The Foundation Course in Art and Design Today’, published by PCA Press Fall 2013, stocked at Printed Matter NYC; ‘Interview with Sarah Rowles’, 15 Methods: 20 Questions’, Q-Arts , London 2013



PCA Launches Two New MA/MFA Programs

Paris College of Art is excited to announce the expansion of our Master’s degrees offerings to include two new NASAD accredited Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Fine Arts (MFA) programs, an incredible opportunity for students to establish their art practice...