Master Program in Ceramics

Accademia Riaci

Program Description

Master Program in Ceramics

Accademia Riaci

Master Program in Ceramics

Taught in Italian only

The studio-based Master program in Ceramicsat Accademia Riaci is intended to broaden and advance the conceptual, critical, historical, and practical knowledge needed to sustain a contemporary studio.

The program has been designed to meet the needs of artists holding BFA or BA degrees or comparable professional practice who are pursuing a Master in Ceramics within a time frame that accommodates their employment or academic year schedule. To exploration in the major, students pursue interdisciplinary investigation in studio topics common to each discipline and address contemporary critical issues and methodology in seminars. During the program, students complete independent studios, projects, and independent thesis. Students maintain contact with studio faculty and present studio work at specific intervals throughout the off-campus semester and at final critiques held at the end of the program.



  • Advanced Ceramics: Handbuilding
  • Major Studio I
  • Major Studio II:Terracotta
  • Developing Successful Portfolio
  • Independent study in Drawing
  • Diploma Project

**Curriculum would be changed without prior notice.

Admission Requirements

1. Graduates of Riaci's Basic and/or One - Year course, or...
- Graduates of 4 year colleges in art or design / Equivalent working or training exerience in a specific field, and desires to pursue their studies in a further advanced level.

2. Sufficient language proficiency in either Italian, English, or Japanese

3. A qualification exam including a 12 piece portfolio that best represents the student's work style is required for admission.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
1 year
Full time
12,000 EUR
Start date Oct. 2017
Italy Florence
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 12,000 EUR
€14,000.- for non-EU students