Glass Art One-YearAccademia Riaci (Florence, Italy)
- Florence (Italy)
Frequent Asked Questions
1. High School Diploma or its equivalent / College Degree or its equivalent 2. Sufficient language proficiency in either Italian, English, or Japanese 3. If available, a portfolio on CD-ROM of 12 artworks that best represent the student's work style.
[Taught in Italian on English]
The Glass Art Department at Accademia Riaci in Florence, Italy considers glass to be an artist's material having remarkable and complex expressive range, as well as a studio discipline with limitless potential and a unique history that incorporates sculpture, architecture, design, craft and decorative art. The department is a specific Tiffany Style stained glass, mosaic and fusion program that combines this rich and diverse heritage with an unending material and process investigation of glass, and a corresponding commitment to conceptual development and artistic criticality. Glass majors are asked to value and nurture their native curiosity as the basis for a personal aesthetic that engages a wide world through continual experimentation and artistic striving. The glass department provides its students with a thorough technical foundation and broad resources for specialized material exploration. An extensive curriculum offers a full range of glass working processes.