The Summer Academy offers numerous grants, covering tuition fee to participate in one of its 18 courses. Application deadline for grants is3 April 2017. Please upload your application here:

„Why produce art?“ is the motto of this year’s International Summer Academy, which takes up a global perspective. The courses will be directed by renowned artists, curators and writers from all over the world, like Tony Chakar, Diana Campbell Betancourt or Andreas Lolis. There is a focus on painting this year, that highlights the diversity of this medium. Paulina Olowska uses painting as a tool for the future. Aisha Khalid teaches how traditional techniques such as miniature painting can be applied on contemporary pictorial worlds and subjects.

Teachers in 2017
Michael Beutler, Kimberly Bradley, Diana Campbell Betancourt, Tony Chakar, Distruktur – Melissa Dullius/Gustavo Jahn, Melissa Gordon, Valérie Jouve, Aisha Khalid, Andreas Lolis, Bernhard Martin, Till Megerle, Sabrina Möller/Sabine B. Vogel, Marc Monzó, Ruth Noack, Paulina Olowska, Lukas Pusch, Tex Rubinowitz, Mark Van Yetter

See detailed description of the courses and biographies of the teaching artists here:

Regular application
All prospective participants must apply for acceptance. On the basis of the submitted dossier, the teachers select participants. The fees are between € 450.- and € 1,200.-, depending on the duration of the course. Students are entitled to a reduced fee. All applications received by 2 May 2017 will be treated equally. Later applications are welcome, and will be processed in the order received, according to vacancies in the courses.
More information:

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