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Visiting Instructor Program
If you are a fine artist or art educator (Painting and Drawing) with a student following of 2 or more students and you have always wanted to teach art in Italy, you may be interested in applying for the Studio Borgo Visiting Instructor Program. This is a wonderful opportunity for faculty or professional development.
As a visiting faculty member, you will earn a share of 50% of the one or two week net revenue for the artists/students you have brought to the program. The chosen candidate will possess all qualifications listed below and will receive final acceptance as Instructor once the minimum of 2 students have been enrolled in our program. Students must be fully enrolled for the 2013 season and paid in full with Studio Borgo. These are non-refundable enrollments. Instructors without a student following of at least 2 need not apply. Note that the special prices for Hotel Universo are also available for the Visiting Instructor.
To ensure that applicants are fully compatible with Studio Borgo, please browse the rest of our website to learn
about our program.
To Apply, potential instructors must submit:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A minimum of 5 works of art (JPG or PDF format)
- A letter of intent explaining why you want to teach at Studio Borgo
Email your CV, letter of intent and samples of work to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Candidate must bring at least 2 students to enroll at Studio Borgo (These are non-refundable enrollments).
Visit our Artist Workshop page to learn more about the workshop for students.
- Because our program emphasizes formal aspects of drawing and painting, the candidate must have experience teaching painting or drawing at the college level. M.A. in Art Education or M.F.A in Painting or Drawing required.
- For 2013, candidate must be available to teach their 1 or 2 week workshop during the months of the 2013 schedule. Schedule may be extended in the future.
June 3rd - 7th
June 10th - 14th
June 17th - 21st
July 1st - 5th
July 8th - 12th
July 22nd - 26th
July 29th - August 2nd
August 5th - 9th
Workshop Prices For Your Students
For complete details about booking the workshop for students, click here to visit "The Artist Workshop" page on our site.
1 week at Studio Borgo (5 days, Mon-Fri) - $925
2 weeks at Studio Borgo (10 days, Mon-Fri) - $1850
Hotel Universo Cost - 79euros - 100euros per night (depending on the month)
We recommend arriving one day before your workshop and leaving one day after your workshop, totalling 6 days and 6 nights in Lucca. Of course, if you choose to, you can stay longer at Hotel Universo at the Studio Borgo discounted rate.
For example, if you arrived in Italy on a Sunday for a one week workshop and left Italy on Saturday:
Your workshop would cost $925 + 6 nights at Hotel Universo.
Visiting Instructors 2012
|Val Nelson - 2012
An award-winning visual artist and sought-after instructor, Val was educated at Emily Carr University of Art and Design and in workshops with Florence-trained Paul Chizik and Lee Makalak.Short-listed for the Royal Bank painting prize, her work is in many private and corporate collections such as the Canada Council Art Bank, and she is included in Carte Blanche Vol. 2: Painting, a book on the current state of painting in Canada. Val is represented by commercial galleries in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal.