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Address: Piazza S. Gregorio, 1
City: Civita Castellana
Area: Viterbo
State/County: Lazio
Zip: 01033
Country: Italy

The JSS in Civita Summer Art School & Residency offers four separate programs for participants:
• Master Class with Israel Hershberg and Master Class Guest of Honor
• Artist Residency
• Affiliate Program
• Campus Program

JSS IN CIVITA Summer Art School and Residency in Italy provides a nurturing incubator-like artistic environment located in legendary Civita Castellana, less than an hour north of Rome – A peerless painter’s paradise in the most pictorially evocative landscape in all of Italy and in a birthplace of open air painting.

Civita Castellana, and its environs, is a place of intoxicating natural beauty. It is steeped in history, both cultural and artistic, going back some eight millennia to the pre-Roman Faliscan civilization. In the Lazio region of Italy, during the 17, 18, and 19th centuries Civita was a Grand Tour epicenter of open air landscape painting for artists sojourning through the Roman Campagna. It has been painted and inhabited by such artistic eminences as Corot, Ingres, Turner, Granet, Michallon, Valenciennes, Dughet, Bertin and played host to the likes of Mozart, Byron, Goethe and others too numerous to list. This is the landscape that set on fire Nicholas Poussin’s and Claude Lorrain’s Arcadian imaginations as they traversed northward from Rome toward Monte Soratte through the Campagna on horseback and on foot, drawing and dreaming. Among the impressive tufa cliffs, gorges, ruins, castles, forts and pastures, all majestically administered by the fabled Monte Soratte, is the immersive and engaging locus that is the JSS in Civita Summer Art School & Residency – a peerless painter’s paradise.
The “JSS in Civita” Italy summer program offers students and artists the possibility of an incomparable engagement with the history of art, its idioms, pictorial conceptions, methods, materials and techniques. The direct experience of Italy’s boundless artistic heritage has the ability to nurture artistic understanding, skill and life-long inspiration.
Our individual Studio Facilities and Studio Classroom, located conveniently in and around Civita’s historic center, are available to Residents and Master Class students who wish to work indoors or couple their open-air work with studio time. The Studio Classroom will be available through advance reservation by Affilliate Faculty whose workshops require an indoor situation.

CURATOR
ADMINISTRATOR
OPENING YEAR
2002
FINANCING
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ITALIAN PARTNERS
FOREIGN PARTNERS
HOSTED ARTISTS
Over one hundred international artists hosted annually
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