Did you know that over 300 Sheridan Arts students have achieved credits towards their Bachelor degrees while studying in Italy?
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.
This year during the months of May and June 2015, 24 students from Illustration, Animation, Photography & Interior Design programs took part in Sheridan’s Bachelor Programs @Italy, a unique opportunity for students to study abroad. The A-wing Showcase hallway is currently displaying the process and production of their students amazing creations during the study abroad trip.
The Sheridan Gallery featured its latest exhibition last Friday. Il Dolce Dieci will be presented from October 31st until November 14th. Since 2004 under the umbrella of the Sheridan Bachelors Programs, over 250 Sheridan FAAD students have lived, travelled & studied in Italy, and expressed unique responses to this environment. The initiative challenges participants to acknowledge both the traditional art historical heritage, and the irreverence of its vibrant contemporary culture. The exhibition celebrates a decade of the trip’s alumni, and requests these diverse artists to again reflect on the poetics and polemics of the Italian experience. We invite you to savour the samplings of the ‘sweet’ ten. Clemente Botelho, coordinator of the Bachelor of Illustration program, has organized the exhibit. Clemente has taught and lived in Italy helping guide and make the event a success over the past 10 years. They will host a free reception on Friday November 7th… Read More
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