This program will allow students to experience the culture of Italy and its vast and deep roots in art in general and ceramics in particular. This is a studio course in ceramics, which will begin in Rome, and follow with the bulk of the term in residence at La Meridiana International School of Ceramic Art in Tuscany. Students will spend the final few days in Venice. Italy is well known for work with ceramics and in particular works in terra cotta vessels, ceramic sculpture as well as Italian ceramic tiles. Students will have the opportunity to register for Special Topics 410L, Ceramics Workshop or for Ceramics I- 2050, Ceramics II-3650, or Ceramics Sculpture -3450.
Credit Hours and Courses
The courses available are: Art Special Topics 410L, Studio Special Topics, Ceramic Workshop, Ceramics Study in Italy. All courses are 3 credit hours.
Lodging and Meals
Upon arrival to La Meridiana in Certaldo the study-abroad group will be housed in double-occupancy facilities at the institute and in restored Tuscan country homes a few minutes walking distance from the studios. Lunch and evening meals will be provided as part of the program package.
Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor.