Repin-instituutti Art Education program in Kotka (Finland) is an independent Art Program which is arranged by Kymenlaakso Summer University in close cooperation with the Arts Academy in St. Peteresburg. (The St. Petersburg Academy of Arts was founded in 1757 by order of Empress Elizabeth, and today it is the most important art education institution in Russia.)
Our Art Program is designed for those aiming to establish an artistic practice, career in field of art and design or ambitious independent students. The program helps you develop the in-depth technical skills needed to take your art practice forward.
The program is focused on Classical Art. Studies consist of daily work in the areas of classical painting, drawing, plastic anatomy, perspective, technology of painting and composition. The Repin-instituutti program will be provided by the professors and teachers of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts and other local expert tutors who are all practising artists themselves and have a background in academic painting and drawing.
Lessons are held mainly in Russian and interpreter services will be utilised in the course of the instruction. The number of lessons is 32–40 per week.
The semester begins on 30 August 2021 and ends on 20 May 2022.
Studies takes place in the picturesque surroundings and premises of the Kymenlaakso Summer University in Kotka.
Address: Laivurinkatu 7, 48100 Kotka, Finland.
Academic year program in Finnish:
Student accommodation can be acquired from the Kotkan Opiskelija-asunnot Oy www.kotopas.fi.
Student fee for semester 2021-2022 is 2700 eur.
You can also apply for the education by submitting a free-form application and motivation letter together with your CV and a minimum of five and a maximum of ten samples of your work. The work samples can be in the form of photos, slides or actual artworks.
Please mail your application to:
Aleksandra Hintsala, Kymenlaakson kesäyliopisto, Laivurinkatu 7, FI-48100 Kotka, Finland.
For additional information:
Project Manager Aleksandra Hintsala,