Call for applications: 2016 Salzburg Summer Academy
July 18–August 27, 2016
Grant application deadline: April 8
Priority application deadline: May 2
Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts
Hohensalzburg Fortress, Arbeitshaus
T +43 662 842113
About the 2016 Summer Academy programme
Special features are topical positions in painting (Varda Caivano, Melissa Gordon), and 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).
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 detailed descriptions of courses and biographies of the teachers here
Why study at Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts?
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
–some 80 grants, usually covering participation fee only, are available
All prospective participants must apply for acceptance. On the basis of the submitted dossier, the teaching artists select participants. The fees are between 450 and 1,200 EUR, depending on the duration of the course. Students are entitled to a reduced fee. All applications received by May 2 will be treated equally. Later applications are welcome, and will be processed in the order received, according to vacancies in the courses.
The Summer Academy offers numerous grants, usually covering participation fee only.
Application deadline is April 8.