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Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art

http://www.studioincamminati.org/

info@studioincamminati.org

340 North 12th Street, Suite 400, Philadelphia, United States

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Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art exists to meet the express needs of students eager to learn the aesthetic and philosophical techniques and principles of humanist realism.

Modeled on the traditional Italian accademia and French atelier, Studio Incamminati provides a dynamic teaching program to produce skilled artists who can call upon their abilities to create art with depth of purpose. We teach artists whose art and teaching will in turn inspire others. At Studio Incamminati, our students master the practices needed to develop rewarding careers and lives in the arts while using the talents and skills to give back to society.

The school name is filled with symbolism. In Italian, "Incamminati" means "moving forward." It also invokes the spirit of its namesake studio founded by the great Renaissance artist, Annibale Carraci. Studio Incamminati reflects Founder and Artistic Director Nelson Shanks' commitment to handing this philosophy and techniques to a new generation.

Facilities include 13,000 square feet of renovated studio space bathed in north light, a cast studio, art supply store, common kitchen and computer for student use. Advanced Fine Art Program artists have 24/7 studio access. The school also offers frequent lectures on subjects such as art history and career progression as well as exhibition opportunities and trips to major museums.

Studio Incamminati is in the heart of Philadelphia's arts district, an ideal setting for pursuing an arts education. From nearby world-class art museums such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the new Barnes Foundation Museum to the diverse array of galleries, venues and schools, the region is brimming with arts and culture opportunities. The Philadelphia cultural scene is cited as a national leader in supporting the local economy.

Studio Incamminati is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and is recognized as a nonprofit organization under Chapter 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Advanced Fine Art Program students can choose from several tuition payment options and may be eligible for a limited amount of individual scholarships. In appreciation to those who have served our country, Studio Incamminati is approved to accept students wishing to use their Veterans Education Benefits.

The Advanced Fine Art Program

The Advanced Fine Art Program, requiring approximately four years of study, is designed for artists of all ages and levels of ability, from professionals seeking to expand their skills to high-school students just embarking on their artistic journey. Studio Incamminati offers two $5,000 and six $3,000 scholarships annually to current students and those considering enrollment in the program full-time. Students also are eligible to apply for Federal Student Aid. The school is authorized to accept non-immigrant students and is part of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System. A part-time program features the same award-winning instructors, rigorous curriculum and dynamic atelier studio setting, but is constructed to fit your busy schedule and your financial situation.

www.studioincamminati.org/advanced-fine-art-program

International Students

Studio Incamminati welcomes international students. It has enrolled students from five continents and boasts alumni working as professional artists in places as far-flung as India and Israel. Studio Incamminati is authorized to accept non- immigrant students and is part of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), a networked computer system that tracks information on non-immigrant international students and scholars.

www.studioincamminati.org/advanced-fine-art-program/international-students

Financial Aid and Scholarships

To make its education as accessible as possible, Studio Incamminati sets its tuition fees as low as possible. The school also provides a number of options for students who need assistance including financial aid and scholarships.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/financial-aid

Bachelor of Arts at Chestnut Hill College

Studio Incamminati and Chestnut Hill College's new Integrated Art Studio Major allows students to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree while taking studio classes at Studio Incamminati.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/b-a-at-chestnut-hill-college.

Continuing Education

These weekly classes are based on the techniques and philosophy taught in the Advanced Fine Art Program. Specific elements are extracted from our curriculum and aimed at practicing artists as well as artists at all levels of experience. These programs allow participants to focus on particular areas of their skill development.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/continuing-education

Workshops

These one or two-week intensive sessions are taught by Studio Incamminati instructors, outstanding artists selected by Nelson Shanks. They allow artists to build upon their knowledge. A growing number of our international alumni return regularly to advance their skills and add insights to the workshops.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/workshops

Art Educators Workshops

These week-long workshops introduce teachers to the concepts and methods of drawing and painting as taught at Studio Incamminati. Classes are open to all teachers, with middle and high-school teachers especially encouraged to apply. The content addresses Pennsylvania Academic and National Standards for Art Education and Pennsylvania teachers can earn 30 hours of PDE Act 48 credits. New Jersey teachers can earn state Continuing Education Credits.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/art-educators

In Your Town

Studio Incamminati now brings its popular and innovative workshops to artists around the country.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/in-your-town-workshops

Emerging Artists

Studio Incamminati offers a rare opportunity for serious high-school art students to learn the fundamentals of life drawing and painting in a traditional atelier environment.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/emerging-artists

Open Studio

Get a taste of the Studio Incamminati experience at these weekly studio sessions. Artists bring their own supplies to draw or paint from a live model in a studio setting. An easel and taboret are provided.

www.studioincamminati.org/programs/open-studio

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Website http://www.studioincamminati.org/
Contact email info@studioincamminati.org
Founded 2002
Course languages English
Accreditation
Part-Time Instructors 15
Accommodation Yes
Costs

Part time: USD 8820 / year

Full time: USD 12600 / year

Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art

340 North 12th Street, Suite 400

Philadelphia, United States

info@studioincamminati.org

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John by Darren Kingsley

M.B. by Kerry Dunn

Miranda by Robin Frey

Tank Cars, Afterglow by John de Martin

Fumiko by Joseph Dolderer

Blind Justice by Leona Shanks

Spilled Milk by Jafang Lu

Tori by Natalie Italiano

Brandon by Peter Kelsey

Blue Bird by Nelson Shanks

Persian Archer by Dan Thomas

Carol by Peter Kelsey

Toto and I by Kerry Dunn

Meriam by JaFang Lu

Korean Child's Hanbok by

13 July 2017 to 16 July 2017

Portrait Painting: Form and Color


76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840


550 USD

Students are provided with fundamental skills of the portrait painting process by examining its two integral components— form and color.

16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017

Portrait Study


1421 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343


550 USD

Students study the portrait through a series of quick oil sketches as well as longer poses.

12 March 2018 to 16 March 2018

Portrait Painting Fundamentals


1740 Ridgeway Rd, Memphis, TN 38119


599 USD

Students are introduced to fundamental portrait painting concepts based on the Studio Incamminati curriculum.

10 July 2017 to 14 July 2017

Painting the Costumed Portrait Model


111 1st Ave, Haines, AK 99827


599 USD

Students are taught the progressive stages of painting a portrait model from life. Each stage of painting will be studied, along with the corresponding visual principles.

02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017

Painting the Figure in the Environment


1506 W Lacey Ave, Hayden, ID 83835


599 USD

Students, beginning and experienced, are guided through a series of exercises designed to teach the stages necessary to create a figurative painting from life.

19 June 2017 to 22 June 2017

Floral Painting


340 N 12th St, Suite 400, Philadelphia, PA 19107


499 USD

Florals can be a daunting subject and we will try to make sense of the the beautiful forms which have fascinated and frustrated artists for centuries.

26 June 2017 to 30 June 2017

Long and Short Pose Life Drawing


340 N 12th St, Suite 400, Philadelphia, PA 19107


599 USD

Students receive a thorough study of both long and short pose drawing. During the long pose, students key on the most important objectives for each phase of the figure’s development, beginning with the "action" and ending with the "modeling of form."

03 July 2017 to 08 July 2017

Emerging Artists 2017 Summer Youth Program, Week One: Figure Drawing in Graphite


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


499 USD

The Emerging Artists Summer Youth Program is a series of three, five-day workshops offering high school student artists the opportunity to advance their art skills in a professinal setting.

10 July 2017 to 14 July 2017

Emerging Artists Summer 2017 Youth Program, Week Two: Portrait in Color Study


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


1350 USD

The Emerging Artists Summer Youth Program is a series of three, five-day workshops offering high school students the opportunity to advance their classical fine-art skills in an atelier setting. In Week Two: Portraiture in Color Study, students focus on the anatomy of the human head, neck and shoulders.

13 July 2017 to 16 July 2017

Portrait Painting: Form and Color


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


550 USD

Students are provided with fundamental skills of the portrait painting process by examining its two integral components— form and color.

17 July 2017 to 21 July 2017

New Workshop - Figure Painting Fundamentals


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


599 USD

Students focus on the fundamental principles essential to achieve a convincing three-dimensional representation of the human figure in oils.

24 July 2017 to 28 July 2017

NEW WORKSHOP Portrait Painting Fundamentals


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


599 USD

Students are introduced to fundamental portrait painting concepts based on the Studio Incamminati curriculum.

24 July 2017 to 28 July 2017

New Workshop Composition and Design


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


599 USD

Students from all levels are immersed in a fascinating and practical overview of design.

31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017

Form Painting with the Figure


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


699 USD

Students focus on the principles essential to achieve a convincing three-dimensional representation of the human figure in oils.

31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017

Figure Painting for ART EDUCATORS


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


550 USD

Students are introduced to the opening stages of figure painting.

07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017

Structure of the Human Figure and Portrait Head


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


599 USD

Using the écorché method, students are taught the in-depth structural analysis of the figure and the head.

07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017

Structure of the Human Figure and Portrait Head


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


599 USD

Using the écorché method, students are taught the in-depth structural analysis of the figure and the head.

20 August 2017 to 26 August 2017

New Workshop The Long Pose Master Figure Painting


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


899 USD

Working with a live model, students focus on a seven-day long pose.

16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017

Portrait Study - In Your Town/Minnesota


1421 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN


550 USD

Students study the portrait through a series of quick oil sketches as well as longer poses.

16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017

Portrait Study - Hopkins, MN


1421 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343


550 USD

Students study the portrait through a series of quick oil sketches as well as longer poses.

12 March 2018 to 16 March 2018

Portrait Painting Fundamentals


1740 Ridgeway Rd, Memphis, TN


599 USD

Students are introduced to fundamental portrait painting concepts based on the Studio Incamminati curriculum.

10 July 2017 to 14 July 2017

Painting the Costumed Portrait Model


111 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104


599 USD

Students are taught the progressive stages of painting a portrait model from life. Each stage of painting will be studied, along with the corresponding visual principles.

02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017

Painting the Figure in the Environment


1506 W Lacey Ave, Hayden, ID 83835


599 USD

Students, beginning and experienced, are guided through a series of exercises designed to teach the stages necessary to create a figurative painting from life.

18 September 2017 to 20 November 2017

Painting the Portrait


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

By learning how an image is built on a series of relationships, students learn the process of painting the head from a live model and learn the visual principles at each stage of development.

19 September 2017 to 21 November 2017

Figure Drawing in Graphite


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

Starting with short block-in drawings and progressing to long pose, students learn to see the figure as a whole and push a drawing to the highest level.

20 September 2017 to 29 November 2017

Alla Prima Painting Painting


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA


399 USD

Students study all the stages of a painting process from executing quick-sketch heads to longer studies by exploring concepts essential to mastering the technique of a direct (wet-on-wet) painting.

20 September 2017 to 29 November 2017

Anatomy and Ecorche Drawing


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

Students are given a thorough anatomical understanding of the human body so they can depict it convincingly in portraiture, figurative, historical and genre paintings.

21 September 2017 to 30 November 2017

Structure and Anatomy of the Portrait in Graphite


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

Students are presented with structural and anatomical information for each of the features and also for the head as a larger mass.

21 September 2017 to 30 November 2017

Painting the Human Figure


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

Students learn the fundamental principles of constructing the figure in oil paint.

22 September 2017 to 01 December 2017

Figure and Portrait Drawing Morning Class


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

Students are taught to draw the figure and portrait. The morning and afternoon class are complementary of each other.

22 September 2017 to 01 December 2017

Figure and Portrait Drawing Afternoon Class


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


399 USD

Students are taught to draw the figure and portrait. The morning and afternoon class are complementary of each other.

04 June 2017 to 06 August 2017

Enjoy a Free Introductory Open Studio Session


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


12 USD

There are two ways to pay: 1. Pay $12 per each 3-hour session, payable at the door. 2. Purchase a 10-visit discount card for $90—only $9 per session. Your card is punched each visit and may be shared. There is no expiration date.

26 June 2017 to 30 June 2017

Still Life Painting


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


550 USD

Students focus on the basic principles essential to creating a still life painting.

31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017

Figure Painting for Art Educators


340 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


550 USD

Students are introduced to the opening stages of figure painting.

07 November 2017 to 31 December 2017

Legacy


10 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204


For nearly 40,000 years mankind has been contributing to a vast visual record of the human condition. Weaving creativity with convention, each generation of mark-makers would pass along to the next an evolving visual vocabulary that would eventually overcome barriers of time, distance, language, and culture. Today, art educators prepare new generations of creatives to contribute new chapters to this unique, ongoing epic. Legacy is a celebration of these educators.