SVA Arts Abroad Program: Information Session & Reception

SVA Arts Abroad Program: Information Session & Reception

School of Visual Arts (SVA)

January 24, 2011
SVA Arts Abroad Program: Information Session & Reception
InvestReplenishBarcelona • Florence • Istanbul • Provence • Puerto Rico • Rome • Shanghai •
Southern France • Venice

March – July 2011

Information Session & Reception
Wednesday, January 26 at 6pm
SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street
Learn which SVA Arts Abroad program will best serve your creative needs. Whether your passion is photography, painting, design or art history, SVA has a program that will open new pathways for your career and art making. Learn more at

Action Surf Photography in Rincon, Puerto Rico
Instructor: Art Brewer
March 5 – 13
Dive into surf culture in this eight-day workshop taught by leading photographers with professional surfers in action as your subject.

Inspiration From the Past – Interior Design Solutions for the Future: Florence and Venice
Instructors: Elisabeth Martin, Stuart Mager
May 16 – 31
Discover how Italy’s architectural marvels influence contemporary design. Participants will sketch and analyze historic sites to uncover the vital elements that inspire today’s designers.

The Artist’s Journal: From Istanbul to Florence
Instructor: Peter Hristoff
May 24 – June 10
Unleash your creativity through a daily practice of observation and drawing. The journey begins in Istanbul and traces the migration of scholars to Florence and their impact on the Renaissance.

Masters Workshop: Design History, Theory & Practice in Venice & Rome
Instructors: Steven Heller, Lita Talarico, Louise Fili
June 5 – June 12
In this workshop taught by leading Italian and American designers, participants will analyze the roots of typography while exploring the ancient ruins and monuments that gave birth to Western type.

Art History in Southern France
Instructor: Tom Huhn
June 2 – 15
With daily explorations of ruins, amphitheaters, and medieval architecture, participants will be immersed in the grandeur that inspired Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Cézanne.

Digital Photography in Shanghai
Instructor: Abby Robinson
June 4 – July 2
Shanghai is rich with photographic possibilities. Participants will engage with the Shanghai art community while savoring the city’s colors and interweaving of Western ideas with Eastern traditions.

Painting in Barcelona
Instructors: Tom Carr, Carmen Miguel
June 22 – July 9
Participants will deepen their artistic vision as they explore this colorful Mediterranean city that was home to Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró.

Discover the Light of Provence: Digital Photography in Southern France
Instructor: Jean-Marc Veillon
June 24 – July 7
Provence has been an inspiring destination for centuries. With the goal of creating a new body of work, participants will unlock their inner passion as they discover the beauty of southern France.

Lighting For Portrait and Fashion Photography in Barcelona
Instructor: Janusz Kawa
July 9 – 17
With its exquisite light and Mediterranean locale, Barcelona is a fashion editor’s dream. In both studio and outdoor classes, participants will learn to react quickly to ever-changing lighting situations, while discovering the best tools for shooting portraits.

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