The 2007 Summer Workshop of Multi-Plate Color Etching in Tuscany run by the printer and graphic artist Swietlan N. Kraczyna is once again ready for this years intake of students for his intensive 4 weeks workshop.
As in previous years the number of persons who can participate in the workshop is limited to just 9 people.
Studio for Color Etching is located in Via di Borgo 12, a building complex of the Comune (City Hall) of Barga, in the Province of Lucca, at the foothills of the Garfagnana mountains, 65 miles north-west of Florence. Italy
The fee for the 4-week workshop (July 2-28, 2007) is $2,000. The workshop is limited to only 9 participants. More information in the full article
In Section A – all materials (paper, inks, plates, and various studio
supplies) are provided by the Studio.
Section B – basic
materials are included – but paper, plates, and inks are extra.
Both Sections A and B are tought each day (Monday-Friday) from 9:30 to 12:30 am. The Studio remains open until 7:30 pm. On weekends, the Studio is closed to encourage participants to visit places near Barga: Lucca (23 miles), Pisa (32 miles), Versilia -Tuscan Riviera (30 miles), Carrara marble quarries (30 miles), Cinque Terre (40 miles), Florence (65 miles).
For those who care to venture further by train or car – Rome, Milano, Venice
(4 1/2 hours).
Upon acceptance into the workshop, a non-refundable deposit of $800 is
required, and the balance of $1200 must be paid by May 1, 2007. This fee of $1200 is refundable in case of withdrawal before June 1, 2007.
$900 for a double occupance room in an apartment from Monday July 2 to
Saturday July 28, 2007, which must be paid in full by May 31, 2007. If anyone wishes to arrive in Barga a day or two before, in order to acclimatize oneself and get over jetlag before starting the intense course, please specify the date of arrival and calculate an additional $40 per night.
Food costs vary according to the way one eats. A full meal in a restaurant with wine and dessert costs about $20. Barga has restaurants, trattorias, pizzerias, snack bars, and food stores- thus providing one with many choices at various prices. All apartments are equipped with a kitchen.
More information can be found on Swietlan’s Multi-Plate Etching site