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Erasmus plus for teachers and staff KA121 - KA122 - Professional Developement Coursses Scuola Internazionale di Grafica

Erasmus plus for teachers and staff - KA1

Professional Development Courses in Venice

Erasmus plus for teachers and staff KA1→ at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica provides the opportunity to enrich your professional skills in the unique location of Venice, where the tradition of Italian art is enhanced by the presence of the most important contemporary art events worldwide.

With more than 50 years of experience in arts education and the collaborative contributions of artists and art teachers from around the world, the Scuola’s programs represent a harmonious fusion of academic rigor and creativity.

Erasmus plus for teachers and staff - KA1

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica

Why the Scuola stands out:
  • Emphasis on Hands-on Workshops: We have always been dedicated to practical experience.
  • Study and work in the enchanting city of Venice, one of the world’s finest cities for historic and contemporary art.
  • Established in 1969, the Scuola has over 50 years of experience in teaching art.
  • Our laboratories are equipped and safe, employing sustainable methods and materials.
  • Over the years, we have hosted art professors from around the globe.
  • We have engaged in collaborative projects with Italian and international academies, universities, museums, and biennials.
Erasmus + for teachers
Erasmus plus for teachers

Erasmus plus for teachers and staff - KA1

Courses & Programmes

  1. Experience the Printing Revolution→
    Recommended for Humanities teachers.
  2. Creativity and Manual Skills in the Classroom→
    Recommended for primary and secondary school art teachers.
  3. Introducing Sustainable Processes in Printmaking→
    Recommended for Art teachers of secondary art schools, academies, and art universities.
  4. Erasmus plus one to one→
    1 or 2 Week Programmes for individuals or small groups of participants (max 3). Offered to art professsors and non-teaching staff.
  5. Erasmus Plus Independent Mobility→
    1 or 2 Week Individual work and research for professors with experience in Printmaking.

More Information

Educators, trainers, school administrators, and other personnel from educational institutions are qualified to receive an Erasmus+ grant, which caters to all costs related to participation in our training courses. This inclusive grant encompasses travel, accommodations, meals, cultural activities, and all associated fees.

Our Erasmus plus for teachers and staff training courses for teaching and non-teaching staff fall under Key Action 1 (KA121-SCH and KA121-SCH in the field of school education, KA121-ADU and KA122-ADU in the field of adult education, KA121-VET and KA122-VET in the field of technical and vocational education and training)

Roberta Feoli De Lucia

Engraver, printer, teacher, Feoli specialized in Printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino. She experimented with managing a print shop during her Erasmus at the Faculty of Fine Arts Alonso Cano in Granada. 

She continued her studies at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, where she later became the print shop manager for about ten years.

In 2018, she was a Guest Artist in the USA for Mixit Print Studio and Boston Printmakers, who invited her to give lectures to American universities and print shops. She also became the first Italian printmaker to obtain a specialization in less toxic printmaking techniques at Zea Mays Printmaking studio, in Florence (Northampton), Massachusetts. She currently collaborates and serves as an external consultant for the Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studio in West Newton, Massachusetts.

In 2023, she partnered with Silvana Gaspari on the project “Charta picta – Opificio d’arte 2023,” an artist residency, traveling exhibition, and workshops related to the Vas Paper Mill. A member of the “People of Print” community, she is an active supporter of respectful and sustainable printing, organizing courses and conferences on the subject for years.

Franco Vecchiet

Born in Trieste, Vecchiet studied in Urbino, at the Academy of Ljubljana, and with H. Goetz in Venice. Until the 1980s, he primarily dedicated himself to printmaking, later adding painting to his repertoire and experimenting with artist books and installations.

He directed the School of Etching “Carlo Sbisà” in Trieste, and in 1999, he was invited to teach at the Higher Academy of Art in Paris. Subsequently, in 2009, he taught at Indiana University in the United States.

He has curated over seventy solo exhibitions in various cities in Italy and abroad, participating in international exhibitions and biennials.

In 1989, he was awarded the national Preseren Fund Prize in Ljubljana, and in 2004, he won the international competition for the mosaic on Transalpina Square in Gorizia.

In 2006, he received the special jury prize at the Ex Tempore in Piran (Slovenia). In 2008, he was honored with the “Homage to Spacal” award for painting organized by the Kons association, and in 2012, he received the SKGZ recognition in Trieste for his artistic activity.

In 2009, he was awarded the Grand Prix at the International Print Biennial in Sarcelles, Paris. In 2014, he was the protagonist of a personal retrospective exhibition at the Revoltella Museum of Modern Art in Trieste.

Alessia De Bortoli

Engraver, printer, and book artist, De Bortoli graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Printmaking. She continued her studies at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, following the teachings of the Scuola’s Masters: Matilde Dolcetti, Roberta Feoli, Franco Vecchiet, Loretta Cappanera, and international artists periodically present at the institution.

Since 2019, she has been working in the print shop of the Scuola, initially as an assistant, then as the print shop manager and teacher of courses.

From 2018, she has participated in group exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Since 2019, she has particiipated in artist residencies in Germany at the Kloster Bentlage center in collaboration with the Münsterland Festival.

Subsequently, in 2022, she completed a residency in the USA at the Zea Mays Printmaking studio, where she earned the “Green Printmaking certificate” for sustainable intaglio engraving methods.

She has taken part in various group exhibitions, including the VI Biennial of Engraving and Contemporary Graphics at the Civic Museums of Bassano del Grappa, the exhibition “Water – Works on Paper” at the Artery Cooperative in Northcote, Australia, and “Changing Landscapes – Paesaggi che cambiano,” organized by DARS for GrabGroup space in Pordenone.

Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Upon request, they may also receive the Europass Mobility Certificate. These certificates adhere to Erasmus Quality Standards and provide a brief description of the course, its learning outcomes, dates, venues, the course provider’s name, and the course teachers.
Please be aware that you are required to reach out to your Europass National Centre at https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/about/national-europass-centres to acquire the Europass Mobility Model.

Once the course is confirmed, we will dispatch the official Learning Agreement document model, inclusive of all pertinent details regarding our courses and organization, to applicants and school coordinators. You are required to sign and stamp the document before returning it to us via email.