Sheridan Students Return from Ba@Italy Summer Abroad

Did you know that over 300 Sheridan Arts students have achieved credits towards their Bachelor degrees while studying in Italy?

Sheridan Bachelor Programs Study Abroad @Italy Student Exhibition / 2017 Course Trip Information Session

This past May and June, 26 students from Bachelors programs in Illustration, Animation, Photography, Interior Design and Craft & Design participated in Sheridan Bachelor Programs @Italy, a unique study abroad opportunity.  Currently on view in the A wing Showcase hallway is the process and production of their amazing efforts.

Faculty, Students Return From Italy Art & Culture Course

And there are pictures… Arts faculty Clemente Botelho has been organizing trips to Italy for Sheridan arts students since 2004, and it has been a degree elective course since 2007. This year, 30 Bachelors degree students participated (16 Illustration, 9 Animation, 5 Interior Design). The course centers around Italian art and culture, linking art works explored – historical, modern and contemporary – to the culture that students are exposed to. Students did a lot of reading, visiting sites, and attending lectures on cultural rituals. Classroom activities were hosted by Eurocentres Florence, who delivered a Survival Italian Language Workshop (non-credit) that each student completed. Support faculty Tony Tarantini and Lisa DiNatale delivered supplementary lectures in class and onsite at various museums and locales. Tony also led a non-credit on-site drawing and painting sessions. The primary classroom was Italy itself: the museums, palazzos, studios, markets and neighbourhoods as a locale of our cultural… Read More