The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts welcomes your application to participate in one of its 22 courses. Special features this year are topical positions in painting (Varda Caivano, Melissa Gordon), sculpture and installation (Nora Schultz), as well as unusual and rarely-taught artistic techniques such as miniature painting (Imran Qureshi), ceramics as a sculptural medium (Aaron Angell), and stone sculpture (Andreas Lolis). Summer Academy also focuses on current questions in curatorial theory and praxis (Alya Sebti and Joanna Warsza) as well as on writing about art (Kimberly Bradley).
2016 Summer Academy Teachers
Aaron Angell, Kimberly Bradley, Varda Caivano, Bernhard Cella, Distruktur – Melissa Dullius/Gustavo Jahn, feld72, Melissa Gordon, Valérie Jouve, Ben Katchor, Andreas Lolis, Maha Maamoun, Marc Monzó, Irina Nakhova, Senam Okudzeto, Lukas Pusch, Imran Qureshi, Tex Rubinowitz, Nora Schultz, Alya Sebti, Ahlam Shibli, Joanna Warsza, Nicolas Wild
See here detailed descriptions of courses and biographies of the teachers
Why study here?
The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, founded in 1953 by Oskar Kokoschka as the “School of Vision”, in Hohensalzburg Fortress, is the oldest of its kind in Europe. Every year, some 300 participants from more than 50 countries attend some 20 courses.
- open for application to anyone interested
- unique opportunity to study with outstanding artists/curators/writers who mostly don’t hold a professorship elsewhere
- during 1–4 weeks, you can devote yourselves exclusively to reflecting on and producing art.
- individual attention, one-on-one critiques as well as group discussions
- fantastic atmosphere in the ancient locations