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Aegean Center for the Fine Arts: Spring & Summer Programs for Academic Credit

ADDRESS: The Aegean Center, Paros 84400 Kyklades Greece, Paros, Greece

PHONE: +30 2840 23 287

WEBSITE: http://www.aegeancenter.org/index.html

COURSES OFFERED: The printmaking courses are focused in the intaglio method. Monoprinting will act as an introduction into the medium. Students will be taught applications of soft & hard ground, aquatint, and drypoint. Through these processes comes the basic procedures of wiping a plate, paper handling, and the operation of a printing press.  Once the student grasps the basic understanding, further techniques will be explored by creating a zinc etching.

FACILITIES: The Spring session is held at the Neoclassical facility on the Paros Island within the port city of Paroikia, while the Fall & Spring sessions take place in both Italy & Greece. The session begins at the Italian facility located in the beautiful 16th century Tuscan villa. The villa is above the hills in Pistoia, which is approximately thirty miles from Florence. The sessions begin in Italy and conclude in Greece.

ADMISSIONS: The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts is now accepting applications for the Spring & Fall sessions. The Spring 2015 session begins on March 7th-June 7th. The Fall 2015 session begins September 5th-December 13th 2015. The application form is available online. Financial aid is available through scholarships, grants, and other possibilities.

FACULTY: John Pack, Jane Morris Pack, Jeffry Carson, Elizabeth Carson, Orfeas John Munsey, Jun-Pierre Shiozawa, and Peter Abbs.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact, studyart@aegeancenter.org

 Florence School of the Fine Arts: Undergraduate Studies (Semester & year, Summer term, J-term & Maymester), Post-baccalaureate Studies in Art, & Non-credit Studies

ADDRESS: Borgo Santa Croce 8, Florence, Italy, 50122

PHONE: +39 331 102-0023

WEBSITE: www.theflorenceschool.it

COURSES OFFERED: Etching, Lithography, Letterpress.

FACILITIES: The Florence School of Fine Arts is located in the heart of the city. The studios are spacious and allow a flow of natural light. The painting and printmaking facilities are located in Vasari’s original workshop.

ADMISSIONS: Although the application deadlines remain, rolling students are encouraged to submit their applications by the priority deadline. Online application materials maybe requested.

The semester/year long program, Fall deadline must be received in Florence by: June 15 2015

The Spring semester deadline: December 15 2015

Short Term Programs: Summer term: May 1 2015

Maymester: April 1 21015

J-term: May 1 2015

Scholarship Deadlines: Scholarship materials need to be received in Florence by,

Fall deadline: February 1 2015

Spring Deadline: October 1. 2015

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact, info@theflorenceschool.it

Limerick Institute of Technology, School of Art & Design: BA (Honors) in Fine Arts

ADDRESS: Limerick Institute of Technology, Moylish Park, Limerick Ireland (Printmaking classes are located on the Clare Street campus.)

PHONE: +353- 61- 293000/School of Art & Design: +353 – 61- 29 3870/3871

WEBSITE: http://www.lit.ie/default.aspx

COURSES OFFERED: The program is divided into four years with each year printmaking processes are introduced along with other fine art processes and academic studies. Year 1: Entry into printmaking, Year 2: Printmaking processes: etching, woodcutting, stone lithography, silkscreen, & collography, Year 3: photo etching, colour separation, photo silkscreen, 3d & alternative print processes, plate lithography & carborundum, Year 4: Self-directed themes and printmaking studio practices.

ADMISSIONS:Initial CAO Application deadline: February 1 (Also Mature Applicant & Restricted Application Course closing date)Late CAO Application deadline: May 1. CAO Change of Mind deadline: July 1. Application materials are available online or by contacting the Limerick office of admissions at Tel: (061) 293262/E-mail: admissions@lit.ie

FACULTY: Dr. Sercan Sahin, Martin Healy, & Noelle Noonan

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact, Breda Lynch, Program Leader Tel: 061 293396 Email: breda.lynch@lit.ie

National Art School, Sydney, Australia: BFA, BFA (Honors), MFA

ADDRESS: National Art School, Forbes Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

PHONE: +61 (0)2 9339 8744

WEBSITE: http://www.nas.edu.au/

COURSES OFFERED: The BFA program is divided into four sections over four years. Studio Introduction (Printmaking)-Introduction to elementary level printmaking processes, Studio Elective I (Printmaking)-‘Single-matrix’ Intaglio, Printmaking Major II-Intaglio, Relief, Silkscreen,& Lithography, Printmaking Major III,

ADMISSIONS: BFA-last round of applications deadline: February 20, 2015 by midnight. Application deadlines for BFA (Honors) & MFA deadlines: ARE NOW CLOSED. Application information is available online, or for more information please contact, student.services@nas.edu.au.

FACILITIES: Printmaking studios are in a dedicated place on campus.

FACULTY: Peter Burgess (Co-head of Printmaking department), Helen Mueller (Co-head of Printmaking department), Carolyn McKenzie-Craig (Lecturer).

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Peter Burgess (peter.burgess@nas.edu.au) or Helen Mueller (helen.mueller@nas.edu.au)

Santa Reparata International School of Art: Semester & Year Program/Summer Program, Short Term Program/Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

ADDRESS: Via San Gallo 30, Florence, 50129, Italy

Send Correspondance to: Registrar’s Office 2941, Mossrock Suite 201, San Antonio, Bexar, TX, 78230, US

PHONE:+39 055 4627374

WEBSITE: http://www.santareparata.org/

COURSES OFFERED: Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Woodcut, Serigraphy, Book Arts, Advanced Book Arts, & the Artist Book

ADMISSIONS: Before submitting an application, please read the information on the website then decide when and what you like to study in Florence. There are two ways to apply to the program: Fill out the online enrollment application or print out the online enrollment application and mail it to the Admissions Office in San Antonio, Texas.

FACILITIES:Printmaking Facilities at Florence Campus:

Etching and Monoprinting: Bendini Motorized Press 104 cm bed, Bendini hand press 70 cm press bed, Conrad etching press 30cm pressbed, two inking stations with hotplates, exposure unit, copy camera, 50 cm plate shear, print drying area, and large flat files for storage of prints and proofs. The school stocks a large number of PlexiGlas plates for monoprints.

Lithography: Two classic Bollito hand presses, two inking stations, large number of rollers, and over 70 stones of various sizes.

Relief Printing: Two Swiss made Letterpresses with motorized inking and press beds 40 cm X 60 cm. The school has a large number of lead fonts and a valuable collection of rare wooden type in very large sizes.

FACULTY: Patricia Silva (Professor of Printmaking & Book Arts)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact, info@santareparata.org

Leeds College of Art and Design: BA (Honors) Fine Art, Summer programs,


PHONE: +44 (0)113 202 8000


WEBSITE: www.leeds-art.ac.uk

COURSES OFFERED: SHORT TERM WORKSHOPS: Lino Printing (March 14 2015), Beginners to Bookbinding (March 28, 2015), Discover Printmaking (April 21-July 30 2015) (Tuesdays/Summer), Intro to Screen-printing (April 22-May 20 2015) (Wednesday/Summer), Discover Printmaking (April 22-July 1) (Wednesday/Summer), Explore Printmaking (April 23-July 2 2015) (Summer), Explore Letterpress Printing (July 2-7 2015) (Summer), Intro to Printmaking (June 3-July 1 2015) (Summer).

ADMISSIONS: Short courses can be booked online, http://www.leeds-art.ac.uk/study/short-courses/

BA(Honors): “You can simultaneously apply for up to five programs. The closing date for applications is 18:00 on January 15. Applications submitted to UCAS after this date will be forwarded to our College until 30th June; it is at the College’s discretion as to whether we will consider these late applications. Please note that we do not process any Post-15th January applications until due consideration has been given to all on time 15th January applications. This could mean that your application is held until the end of May before it is considered.”

FACILITIES: “Our fabulous, state-of-the-art resources and libraries offer you the best possible opportunities for proving your talent and your potential. You’ll be able to produce work which meets or exceeds the demands of modern practice in art and design.”-Leeds College of Art

“Our workshops and studios are equipped to industry standards, and are run by highly skilled staff who contribute significantly to our teaching. Most workshops and studios have a drop-in facility, including on Saturdays, so you can carry on working in your own time.”-Leeds College of Art

FACULTY: For BFA (Honors) program: Shelia Gaffey (Sculpture strand lead), Dr. Sarah Taylor(Painting & Printmaking strand lead), Garry Barker, Dr. Dan Robinson, & Tom Palin.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: For more information on general inquiries/courses please contact info@leeds-art.ac.uk and for Short Courses contact, shortcourses@leeds-art.ac.uk

 Mount Allison University, Department of Fine Arts: BFA

ADDRESS: 53 York Street, Sackville, NB E4L lC9, Canada

PHONE: (506) 364-2490

WEBSITE: http://www.mta.ca/Prospective/Default.aspx

COURSES OFFERED: Printmaking: Lithography, Silkscreen, Intaglio, Letterpress & Relief.

First year: Introduction to a broad range of topics. Second & Third year: More in depth exploration of interested areas of study. Final year: Student will develop a body of work.

ADMISSIONS: Application for the Fine Arts program is February 15. You will be notified of your acceptance within six weeks. You can access the Fine Arts requirements online at http://www.mta.ca/fineartsapply/

FACULTY:Erik Edson (Associate Professor in printmaking, drawing & open media), Dan Steeves (Part-time Lecturer and Printmaking Technician, teachers printmaking)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact the Fine Arts department, Gairdner (building), Phone: 506-364-2490, Fax: 506-364-2625, E-mail: lbonang@mta.ca