ACADEMIC COURSE IN VISUAL ARTS & PAINTING

The Visual Arts & Painting major of LABA in Florence is designed according to the Ministry’s new academic system (3+2). At the end of the first three years of studies, the student receives the ‘Diploma Accademico di 1° Livello (equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree).

The course prepares the students to work in the Painting and in the Visual Arts sectors, resulting in career paths that range from affirmed artists to professionals in digital applications for visual arts and multimedia for art.

It addresses the various aspects of all-round Visual Arts, from painting techniques to aspects of video-art, from performance to etching, without forgetting the aspects of digital designing of visual solutions for the creativity sector.

USEFUL INFORMATION

ENROLMENT: Open

BEGINS: October 2020

DURATION: 3 years

QUALIFICATION: First level degree

NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 15

LANGUAGE: Italian

WHAT WILL I LEARN BY ATTENTING THE LABA VISUAL ARTS & PAINTING COURSE?


The LABA course in Visual Arts & Painting lasts three years. Each student receives state of the art tools for learning the profession in all of the career paths involving Visual Arts: Professional Artist, Art Director, Curator.

1° Year

  • Drawing for painting
  • Image anatomy 1
  • History of art
  • Painting 1
  • Design for painting
  • Tech. And technologies for visual arts 1
  • Decoration
  • Basic computer science
  • English language

2° Year

  • Image anatomy 2
  • History of modern art
  • Photography
  • Theory of perception and gestalt psychology
  • Painting 2
  • Performative techniques for the visual arts  1
  • Tech. And technologies for visual arts 2
  • Semiotics of art
  • Philosophy of art

3° Year

  • History of contemporary art
  • Painting 3
  • Performative techniques for the visual arts  2
  • Tech. And technologies for visual arts 3
  • Cultural marketing fundamentals
  • Art and teaching pedagogy
  • History of cinematography and of video making
  • Art therapy patterns and references
  • English for artistic communication

VISUAL ARTS & PAINTING

WHICH CAREERS CAN I ASPIRE TO WITH A DEGREE IN VISUAL ARTS & PAINTING?

By attending the LABA Visual Arts & Painting course (Diploma accademico di 1° livello – 1st level academic diploma), you will achieve access to many different careers in many different sectors, such as professional artist and art director.

The educational program by LABA, in fact, allows its students to acquire skills that are easily marketable in the labour market.

The LABA Visual Arts & Painting course creates professional figures capable of securing jobs such as:

PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

Sees to the creation and circulation of all kinds of works of art, ranging from the more traditional, such as paintings and sculptures, to performances, installations and site-specific works.

CURATOR

Oversees all of the aspects regarding the organisation of an art exhibition and is skilled in terms of content, setups, organisation, promotion and financial management of the event. The curator works on behalf of museums, cultural institutions, art galleries and foundations, and also seeks new talents to promote on the art market.

ART DIRECTOR

The figure of reference within a company for the creation of original contents for the communication of added values. Develops an aesthetic concept and a brand capable of expressing the fundamental ideals of the company. Pursues specific graphic coherence for the development of innovative artistic concepts.
Design