Miami CCA Students Studying in Pilsen, Czech Republic

Study in Pilsen, Czech Republic
Study in Pilsen, Czech Republic

Miami University College of Creative Arts students recently attended the 10th Annual ArtCamp at the University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic that took place July 5-25, 2014. Miami faculty John Humprhies, Susan Ewing, Samantha Skelton, Ann Taulbee, and alumna Sandra Gross led workshops and courses along with pedagogues of the Ladislav Sutnar's Faculty of Design and Art and visiting international artists from Germany, Poland, Serbia and Portugal. ArtCamp is the largest summer school of art in the Czech Republic with participants of varying ages, nationalities and personal interests.

There were a total of 17 Miami students who participated in the three-week long summer school program. Of the group 10 chose their own combination of applied studio courses with offerings that included jewelry design, graphic design, interior design, animation, photography, fashion, drawing, painting and book binding.

Additionally, 7 Miami University students representing the College of Creative Arts, College of Arts and Science, and the Farmer School of Business, along with 4 Czech students, worked intensively in the fashion studio headed by Czech professor Helena Krbcová, designing on the theme of black and white. The last week concluded with a public runway show that took place in Pilsen's Park Hotel ballroom.

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