Originally founded in 1982 by Rod Taylor and Heather Nicholson, the Adelaide School of Art is a private, non-profit institute, that provides higher education for courses in visual arts. Located in central Adelaide, Australia, the school offers an associate degree in Visual Art and also a Bachelor of Visual Arts. Students can also choose to study short courses and attend workshops and classes. By the end of the term, students will be able to understand the disciplines of drawing, painting, theory, art history and alongside educations as per their requirement. The school also has a gallery known as The Adelaide Central Gallery, which was opened in 1991.