Course title: Together (porcelain painting workshop)
Teaching period: 06.06. – 13.06.2019 (5thJune – arrival, 14thJune – departure)
Teacher(s): prof. Dainis Lesins, asoc.prof. Liga Skarina, asoc.prof. Eugenia Loginova.
Guest lecturer prof. Sergey Rusakov fromThe Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design
Level: BA / MA
Available places for CIRRUS students: 2
CIRRUS grant: 70 EUR weekly + travel grant 330 EUR (Iceland 660 EUR)
Requirements: to prepare some sketches of your design for painting on 2 porcelain plates (25cm) and 2 cups. Working tools (various brushes, palette scraper, pen with a nib and etc.) shall be taken along with you. Accommodation & working material cost for all participants – local & international: 180 EUR (see details below).
Application deadline: 01.05.2019. (results will be announced on 03.05.2019.)
How to apply:
Please send a short motivation letter (mention also your home university, study level, contacts) and some photos of your art works (could be portfolio, electronic version or web link) to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students’ porcelain painting praxis will take place within the framework of the International Porcelain painting symposium ‘Together’. The students will be given a unique possibility to be introduced to professional artists, their oeuvre. Symposium participants come from different countries – Lithuania, Germany, USA, Poland, Spain, South Korea, Turkey, Russia and Latvia.
During the course the classical overglaze painting technique will be taught to the students.
It is envisaged to provide an intensive study course – lectures, workshops, professional practice and evening seminars by demonstration of individual presentations of participants.
Assignment: The course is focused on overglaze painting. A simple shaped porcelain ware will be given and used.
Envisaged results: Students are taught and are acquainted with the work process of overglaze porcelain painting technique.
Venues of the symposium – a splendid and picturesque resort by the seaside in Jurmala.
Participation fee is compulsory for all the participants, for students (with discount): 180 EUR. It covers costs of accommodation in double room, working materials and firing. Catering is not provided, but each room is equipped with fridge, teapot, microwave.