PATA Summer Academy

The PATA network´s summer academy offers courses for printmaking and textile art at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts Łódź. Deadline: 30 June 2017

For the 5th time the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts Łódź in cooperation with KAUS Urbino has the pleasure of inviting artists and art enthusiasts to participate in the International Summer Courses Printmaking and Textile Art PATA 2017. Four previous editions brought to Łódź artists from all over the world. As in the past, also this year the course offer is addressed to both beginners and experienced artists.

Our special guests and course leaders in fisrt session of PATA 2017 (18-30 July, 2017) include Renata Papista from the University of Sarajevo who specializes in spatial graphic art and Daniela Krystyna Jałkiewicz who realizes installations which combine elements of sculpture and textile art. They will guide and support participants in realizing their individual artistic projects. The special guest of the second session of PATA (8-20 August, 2017) will be Master Hiromi Inayoshi, world famous graphic designer from Tokyo, who will run a course of graphic design – personal logo, poster and artistic book.

The programme of PATA 2017 also includes printmaking courses (relief and intaglio techniques as well as linocut, etching, aquatint, lithography, silk-screen) and textile art courses (innovative interior object, textile print). The programme is enriched by interdisciplinary courses. This year these include a graphic design course – newspaper, zine and book art and a course of comics and game and film pre-production. For the first time this year the Footwear and Leather Accessories Design Studio offers a course on accessories in the fashion world.

Both, July and August sessions will be a time of extremely intensive work. During the two weeks spent in Łódź participants will realize 90 working hours. All activities will be held in the well-equipped studios under the guidance of professional artists - outstanding academic teachers of the Łódź Academy. Participants will have an opportunity to present the final results of their work during the exhibition organised at the end of the course.

All PATA participants will receive a certificate of completion and a document confirming the learning outcomes which entitle them to 3 ECTS points recognized by both academic and professional circles.

PATA is also a meeting place which allows to exchange artistic experience within the international community of participants and course leaders. Small groups foster creating strong bonds, especially on the line master – student. During the upcoming edition participants will have an opportunity to take part in additional events such as exhibitions and lectures.

We encourage you to get acquainted with the detailed course programme at and on Facebook: Summer-Courses-PATA. You may also contact us by e-mail: pata(at)  patanetwork.  org


Total cost of the course (A+B): 470 Euro (including registration fee and full fee)

A - Registration fee: Each course 100 Euro
The registration fee can only be returned if the scientific committee rejects the application or if a single course is cancelled.
The registration fee /A/ should be covered in EURO or PLN by a bank transfer to the bank account of the Academy of Fine Arts Łódź by June 30, 2017.

Bank name: Bank BGK
Recipient’s name: Akademia Sztuk Pięknych im. Władysława Strzemińskiego w Łodzi
Recipient’s address: ul. Wojska Polskiego 121, 91-726 Łódź
Account number: 96 1130 1163 0014 7148 7820 0041
IBAN: PL 96 1130 1163 0014 7148 7820 0041
Designation: „Course number…, name and surname”

B - Full fee: Each course: 370 Euro
The total amount includes the technical support of the studios and the costs of the materials used (paper, ink, yarns, cotton, wool, polyester, solvents etc.) with the exception of the printmaking plate costs and the costs of unconventional textile materials. The full fee B should be paid by bank transfer to the bank account of the Academy of Fine Arts Łódź a week before the start of the chosen course at the latest or it may be paid before together with the registration fee.

Application deadline: June 30th, 2017

We cordially invite you to Łódź – the centre of printmaking and textile art!

Further information

Further information