Visual arts education of the St. Petersburg I. E. Repin Institute
in Kotka , Finland 2009 - 2010
Application deadline 20 May 2009 ( 20.5.2009)
The St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (presently the St. Petersburg I. E. Repin
Institute) was founded in 1757 by order of Empress Elizabeth, and today it is
the most important art education institution in Russia . Instruction includes
daily work in the areas of painting, drawing and composition. It also comprises
lectures and plenty of practical work.
The visual arts education in Kotka will be provided by professors and teachers
of the St. Petersburg I. E. Repin Institute. Interpreter services will be
utilized in the instruction. The central subjects are: drawing (perspective and
plastic anatomy), painting (technology of painting) and composition. The number
of lessons is 25-30 per week.
You can apply for the education by submitting a free-form application together
with your CV and a minimum of five and a maximum of ten samples of your work.
The work samples can be in the form of photos, slides or actual artworks.
Applicants may be called to an interview. The deadline for applications is 20
May 2009 . Please mail your application to: Aleksandra Hintsala, Metsontie 41 A,
FI-48220 Kotka, Finland
or: [email protected]
The instruction takes place in the arts classroom of the Kotkan Höyrypanimo.
Students can rent accommodation from Kotkan Opiskelija-asunnot Oy. The nearest
student housing complex, called Koskisoppi, is located two kilometres from
Höyrypanimo. The education costs 140 euros per study week, of which there are
32 in all. The education begins on 1 September 2009 and ends on 20 May 2010.
Contact details: Project Manager Aleksandra Hintsala,
tel. +358 (0)40 595 5893, [email protected]