This twenty day on-site studio course in Spain will enlighten and inspire students to create new artworks through the collection of visual data principally in the form of photographs and drawings. Students will explore the rich cultural history of Barcelona and Madrid, visiting many renowned art museums, historic monuments, architectural sites, and partaking in culturally enriching activities. Emphasis will be placed on responding to a new cultural/ geographical environment by participating in multiple studio exercises as well as spending three days of the trip creating artwork on-site at an artist residency that will allow the students to respond to the Spanish culture and their experiences.
Exploring Art and Culture in Spain
Application Opens: TBA
- Academic Program
All students will register for HER-R 312 “Exploring Spain as an Artist’s Visual Source”or HER-R511 (depending on the student's status)". This is considered a studio art course and will involve hands on learning, artistic reflection, and the production of artwork on site.
The available coursework is particularly suited for, but not necessarily limited to, the following academic interests: Fine Arts-Studio.
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- HousingStudents will stay in shared rooms in inexpensive hotels or hostels. Most lodging will include breakfast and are located near public transportation or major sites of interest.
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
All applicants must meet IUPUI’s minimum standard eligibility requirements. Additional requirements for this program include:
- Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 (with possible exceptions for students who have demonstrated recent, dramatic improvement in their academic performance)
- Students from any IU school and any major are eligible to participate. The order of preference will be: Current Herron students, IUPUI students, students from other IU campuses, but all are encouraged to apply.
- Student must have completed at least one course of studio art (drawing or photography ideally) and one course of Art History or an Art Appreciation class or have equivalent experience approved by the faculty members leading the trip.
All applicants may be required to do an interview as a follow-up after submitting their application. Interviews will either be conducted in person or over Skype/phone.
Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant.
Students must be able to demonstrate flexibility, resilience, and self-reliance.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid