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  • Locations: Krosno, Poland
  • Program Terms: Summer 1
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Program Dates: May 19 - June 3, 2018

Description:

Glass blowingKrosno, Poland, is a renowned European glass-making center. This study abroad program provides students with a unique international travel experience focused on an artistic discipline (glass) that is not offered at East Carolina University. Hands-on workshops will be presented and led by European glass masters in functioning artists studios. The Glass Heritage Center, on the town-square in Krosno, will be a focal point of workshops and events. The Center is a museum, visitors’ center, and functioning glass studio demonstrating a variety of glass techniques. At the Glass Heritage Center students will spend their days working in 4-person groups on different aspects of glass making for 8 hours a day: operating glass-making instruments (furnace, etc.), glass formation, glass adornment, glass cutting and polishing, stained-glass workshop, glass painting, and forming glass with a gas heater.

Itinerary:

May 19, 2018 Arrive in Krosno
June 3, 2018 Depart for U.S.

Cost: $2,700

Includes:
  • tuition for 6 c.h.
  • international health insurance
  • in-program transfer transportation
  • lodging
  • excursions
  • protective clothing & materials to work with glass
  • in-country support
Does not include:
  • airfare
  • passport fees
  • visa fees (if applicable)
  • most meals
  • spending money

Glass blowingUndergraduate Courses:

ART 1001: Color & Design
ART 1010: Art Appreciation
ART 3000/3001 Intermedia Studio I
ART 3500/4500 Independent Study
ART 3515 Directed Field Study in Studio Art

Graduate Courses:

ART 6515 Directed Field Study in Studio Art
ART 6991/6992/6993/6994 Problems in Interdisciplinary Studies in Art

Accommodations & Meals:

Students will be housed in double occupancy rooms.  Students are responsible for the majority of their own meals.

Highlights:

  • Workshops at professional glass studios
    • Sabina Glass Studio
    • Hebrat Glass
  • Tour of the Krosno Glass Factory
  • Day-trip to Lancut Castle
  • Visit to the Oil Industry Museum in Bóbrka
  • Day trip to historic Krakow and the Salt Mines in Wieliczka

Accessibility: ability to walk up to five miles per day

Eligibility:

Minimum 2.0 GPA
Preference given to BFA Art, BFA Art Education, MFA Art, and MAEd Art Education students
Selection will be based on student interest in glass making/blowing/work
Open to other majors if space permits

Faculty Leaders

  • Professor Seo Eo
  • Professor Michael Tracy 



This program is currently not accepting applications.