Painting Studio I

Painting I (Bc.)

Bachelor's program specializing in Painting 1 offers a comprehensive and professional education in the field of art painting. This specialization is focused on examining painting with emphasis laid on painting strokes in figural painting, expression of narrative and psychology of myth and its typology.

Specialization Painting 1 is designed as an art studio to study both traditional painting techniques and their overlaps into new, non-traditional or digital forms. The teaching is focused on determining and re-evaluating creative artistic strategies and reflecting their development. Students follow a fascinating history of painting art being developed from its origins until present times and they are invited to incorporate their findings into their artistic activities. They learn to work not only with the visual surface and expressing the form of a given theme, but also tuning into overall spirit of the installation, alongside with comprehending the artistic impact on the spectator. Development of painting forms of concrete, figurative or abstract forms and their re-framing for use on the contemporary art scene is examined. Limelight is on new techniques and materials in painting and use of digital technologies or its influence in image creation. The program consists of exams, case studies and offers personal consultations to the extent proportional to the student's interest in the subject. The quantitative plan of study follows and matches the qualitative development of student's creative personality.

As a student of the program, you will learn to: create a painting on a quality artistic level, create a painting series or other artistic realizations and being able to argue it through critical art reviews, master traditional and non-traditional painting methods of image creation or other artistic realizations, master basic digital technologies for image creation, prepare a separate exhibition or project, learn basic knowledge of artistic and topographic anatomy, effectively use the principal art terminology, gather knowledge of the most important art works in the field, get oriented in historical layers of ancient, modern and contemporary art with emphasis laid on painting medium, get oriented in primary and secondary literature related to the field, create his/her own art work presentation in the form of a portfolio, catalogue or as a digital output.

Painting I (MA.)

The follow-up master's program specializing in Painting 1 offers comprehensive and professional education in the field of art painting. This specialization is focused on examining painting with emphasis laid on painting strokes in figural painting, expression of narrative and psychology of myth and its typology.

Specialization Painting 1 is designed as an art studio to study both traditional painting techniques and their overlaps into new, non-traditional or digital forms. The teaching is focused on determining and re-evaluating creative artistic strategies and reflecting their development. Students follow a fascinating history of painting art being developed from its origins until present times and they are invited to incorporate their findings into their artistic activities. They learn to work not only with the visual surface and expressing the form of a given theme, but also tuning into overall spirit of the installation, alongside with comprehending the artistic impact on the spectator. Development of painting forms of concrete, figurative or abstract forms and their re-framing for use on the contemporary art scene is examined. Limelight is on new techniques and materials in painting and use of digital technologies or its influence in image creation.

Master's studies place great emphasis on setting the creation process into a conceptual frame, from conceiving the artistic idea, processing it formally and having its culmination in actual realization of the artwork in a gallery environment. The program consists of exams, case studies and offer personal consultations to the extent proportional to the student's interest in the subject. The quantitative plan of study follows and matches the qualitative development of student's creative personality.

As a student of the program, you will learn to: create a painting on a quality artistic level, create a painting series or other artistic realizations and being able to argue it through critical art reviews, master traditional and non-traditional painting methods of image creation or other artistic realizations, master basic digital technologies for image creation, prepare a separate exhibition or project, acquire profound knowledge and understanding of painting in the context of contemporary art discourse, effectively use the principal art terminology, get oriented in Czech and World Post-1945 art, get an elementary knowledge of modern interpretive strategies, from iconographic and iconological methods through formalistic/aesthetic, structural and semiological methods up to psychological, phenomenological or sociological approaches, cultivate the ability to step forward as an independent author/artist and being able to defend and creatively solve theoretical and/or practical problems in artistic life, encourage the ability to question established artistic standards and applying professional and interdisciplinary knowledge to one's own artistic practice, get oriented in historical layers of ancient, modern and contemporary art with emphasis laid on painting medium, get oriented in primary and secondary literature related to the field, create his/her own art work presentation in the form of a portfolio, catalogue or as a digital output.


Updated: 14. 04. 2021