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Feb 26 13

The Alpine Fellowship. A residential prize for classical painters

by Basilio de San Juan Guerrero

The Alpine Fellowship is a residential programme that brings together students of classical painting with philosophers and professional painters. The aim is to foster a community with clear values, a reconnection with nature, and an ongoing dialogue with aesthetics.​

The aim of the fellowship is to: reconnect and study nature, improve craft and skills in painting, foster a dialogue in philosophy and aesthetics.​

General information

The prize is aimed at intermediate to advanced students of classical painting and aims to assist and improve their technical skills; broaden their cultural and aesthetic vision; reconnect with nature and study the natural world; foster a new community of painters with a clear purpose and vision. Prize winners will be invited to reside in the Swiss Alps for the month of September.

Prize Specifics

Up to 4 places (two of which will be chosen from the Florence Academy of Art second year student body)
Three weeks (1.09.13 – 21.09.13) free accommodation (not including meals) and studio space
Weekly readings
Weekly seminar/painting tutorial with AJ Lawson
Visiting speakers and guest painters

for more information please click here

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Daniel Graves exhibits at Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York. March 14 – April 20

by Basilio de San Juan Guerrero

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Open Studio at FAA Sweden. March 16th

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Drawing of the Week

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Feb 9 13

Great Drawing

by Basilio de San Juan Guerrero
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Feb 4 13

Drawing of the Week

by Basilio de San Juan Guerrero


by Dagnon Bouveret

Feb 2 13

Etching Lecture with Daniel Graves

by Basilio de San Juan Guerrero
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