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Learning outcomes

The aim of the study courses to obtain the first level Degree of the School of Painting is to provide artistic skills in the training of qualified professionals who, taking account of the diversity of the languages and innovations in techniques, are able to pursue individual research in the field of painting linked to the traditional techniques, and their elaboration in the context of experimenting with new expressive languages. Graduates of the School’s degree courses must: 1) possess sufficient technical-operational mastery of the methods and contents regarding the research sectors in their various fields of the arts, the techniques and technologies of painting for the purpose of acquiring autonomy and personal knowledge of artistic production; 2) possess methodological and critical instruments in order to acquire expertise in the expressive languages, techniques and the most advanced respective technologies; 3) be able to effectively use the English language, in addition to the mother tongue, in the specific area of expertise and for the exchange of general information; 4) possess sufficient expertise and instruments to communicate and manage information, especially with digital tools.

Employment prospects

Graduates of the School will conduct professional activities in various fields, both as freelance artists and in the field of visual arts and creative activities, as well as collaborating, in relation to the various fields of application, in the planning, design and implementation of specific interventions of painting, both with traditional tools and new technologies, in addition to the new linguistic expressions that may be encountered at national and international exhibitions. The Academy will organise, in agreement with public and private organisations, the most appropriate internships and work placements in order to attain the specific professional skills, in addition to defining specific training models for each study course.

Study plan

1ABAV01Artistic Anatomy 1660
 ABST47History of Contemporary Art 16 
 ABAV05Painting 110 
 ABAV06Painting Techniques6 
 ABST55Anthropology of Arts6 
 ABST47History of Modern Art6 
 ABTEC39Information Technology Basics4 
2ABAV01Artistic anatomy 2660
 ABPR47History of contemporary art 26 
 ABST58Theory of Perception and Psychology of Form
/ Psychology of Art
 ABAV05Painting 210 
 ABAV02Chalcographic Engraving Techniques 16 
 ABTEC38Digital Image Processing6 
 ABST59Pedagogy and Art Education6
  *Elective training and learning activities2 
3ABAV05Painting 31060
 ABST51Phenomenology of the Contemporary Arts6 
 ABST52Contemporary Methods and Techniques6 
 ABPR36Performance Techniques for the Visual Arts6 
 ABTEC43Digital Video6 
 ABLE70Economics and the Art Market6 
 ABAV02Chalcographic Engraving Techniques 26 
  *Elective training and learning activities8 
  *Total amount of credits to be obtained with elective training and learning activities during the three years (seminars, workshops, stage…):10 
  Final project12 

new plan (work in progress)