Study Abroad Programs
Suffolk University offers many opportunities for students to study abroad, including programs held at the University's campus in Madrid, Spain. The University’s Study Abroad Office is an extensive resource for learning about international study opportunities. Among the many study abroad options are the summer programs listed below, which are geared for School of Art & Design students. For a more comprehensive list of study abroad programming, please refer to the Study Abroad Office.
Illustration & Art History Program
Location: Florence, Venice & Rome, Italy
This six-week summer program consists of outdoor studio painting and drawing, lectures on Renaissance art history and culture and field trips to museums, churches and monuments. Explore the dramatic vistas of the sun-drenched Tuscan countryside, its towns and private gardens, as well as its bustling piazzas, and Renaissance architecture – all of which serve as subject matter for the course. (offered alternating years) 2012 Program Details (PDF) For more information about this program contact Professor Wallace Marosek.
Watercolor Painting & Drawing in Greece
Location: Athens, Skopelos Island & Delphi, Greece
This faculty-led intensive program focuses on interpreting and illustrating the landscapes, ancient ruins, cities, churches, harbors and seascapes of Greece through water coloring & drawing en-plein-air while integrating Greece's rich history of art and culture into a meaningful educational adventure. (offered alternating years) For more information about this program contact Graphic Design Program Director Laura Golly.
Foundation: Painting Program
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
This three-week summer program is offered in conjunction with St. Charles University in Prague and is open to Suffolk University BFA candidates, who want to fulfill their Foundation Painting requirements as well as Suffolk students and students from other institutions, who wish to earn elective credits. In this Program, students will study Western art painting techniques using Czech and Central European topography, culture and architecture as a visual context. The curriculum includes Plein Air and in-studio painting sessions, combined with walking tours and visits to key cultural sites. For more information on the Prague program, contact Professor Susan Nichter.
Interior Design: Studio & Art History Program
Location: Madrid, Spain
This five-week summer program is offered at Suffolk University's Madrid campus and is open to Interior Design BFA and MA candidates. From theory to practice, students are guided through a broad cultural and historical overview of Spanish art and architecture practices, which they will then apply to problem solving in their studio work. Students in the program will have the opportunity to travel to local museums, where they will experience first-hand contact with some of the most influential Spanish works. For more information about this program contact Professor Anna Gitelman.
Additional Information on Studying Abroad
The Study Abroad Office has developed a series of pages to help prepare students to live and study oversees. The staff in this office is trained to answer questions about travel, housing, health and safety, academics and discuss the adjustments students often face while living in a different culture.
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