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Visual artist, illustrator, digital artist

Characteristics of the course of study

The Course aims to ensure artistic skills and knowledges to manage the expressive devices that form, in close sense, the basis of painting (drawing, oil, water colors, acrylic etc.) and that, taking into account the diversity of languages and technical innovations of visual arts, are able to develop an individual research prospective also in the contemporary artistic research field: installations, sensitive and interactive environments, plastic forms, site specific art, video art and digital art. On this basis, the graduate will be able to point his research towards the study of working methods aimed at stimulating and identifying the necessary strategies for a reconfiguration of the sensorial experience, neutralizing ordinary perceptive clichés and contributing at unveiling new possible dimensions of reality.

I Year

  • Drawing (6 CFA)
  • Fundamentals of computer science (4 CFA)
  • Illustration (6 CFA)
  • English (4 CFA)
  • Painting I (12 CFA)
  • Sculpture I (10 CFA)
  • History of ancient art (6 CFA)
  • Techniques for marble and hard stones I (6 CFA)
  • Pictorial Techniques I (6 CFA)

II Year

  • Artistic anatomy - Course of Painting (6 CFA)
  • Photography (4 CFA)
  • Painting II (12 CFA)
  • Sculpture II (10 CFA)
  • Medieval Art History (6 CFA)
  • History of modern art (6 CFA)
  • Techniques for marble and hard stones II (6 CFA)
  • Hand engraving techniques (4 CFA)
  • Pictorial Techniques II (6 CFA)

III Year

  • Digital video (4 CFA) *
  • Digital image processing (Photoshop) (6 CFA)
  • Aesthetics of visual arts (6 CFA)
  • Painting III (8 CFA)
  • History about cinema and video (4 CFA)
  • Contemporary art History (6 CFA)
  • History of artistic techniques (6 CFA) *
  • Techniques and technologies for visual arts (8 CFA)
  • Visual Arts latest trends (6 CFA)
  • Final test (6 CFA)



Job perspectives

visual artist, illustrator, digital artist

The outgoing professional figure is an artist consciously master of the painting expression techniques and entered in contact with the contemporary art dynamics and market. Besides having the possibility of continuing their studies for possibly future teaching posts, graduated, even thanks to the cultural activities concerning the contemporary art languages and new visual art tendencies and to the concrete participation to the exhibition proposed by the institution, will be able to carry out professional activities in the different fields pertaining to the freelance sector of visual arts, as well as to research and plan, organize cultural events connected to tradition as well as those related to new expressive languages found in the national and international contexts.

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Accademia SantaGiulia - Vincenzo Foppa Società Cooperativa Sociale ONLUS - Via Cremona, 99 - 25124 Brescia
Num. Iscr. Reg. delle Imprese di Brescia e partita IVA: 02049080175 - R.E.A. 291386 - CAP. SOC. Euro 25.148,68