Annual exhibition Einblick / Ausblick from 18 to 21 July

How do art and design students work and research? The Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel is opening its doors from Thursday 18 to Sunday 21 July for its annual exhibition “Einblick Ausblick “. During these days, studios, workshops, lecture theatres, studios and workspaces will be transformed into an exhibition covering around 10,000 square metres: guests can gain unique insights for four days with free admission: More than 600 students from the Fine Arts, Art for Teaching at Grammar Schools, Communication and Industrial Design and Spatial Strategies degree programmes will be showing the projects they have created during the academic year. Visitors to the art academy can find out about the artistic and creative work in art and design – (...)

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Anyone wishing to study at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design from the winter semester 2024/25 can apply from 1 to 15 May. You can apply online. All relevant information on the application process for Bachelor’s and Master’s students can be found here. The link to the digital application portal will also be published here from 1 May.

The only art college in Schleswig-Holstein offers Bachelor students a selection of art and design degree programmes: There are Communication Design, Industrial Design, Scenography / Interior Design, Fine Art and Art Teaching at Grammar Schools. The Master’s degree programmes in Communication Design, Spatial Strategies, Fine Arts, Art Teaching at Grammar Schools and two different Master’s programmes in Industrial Design are also offered: Medical Design and Interface Design. (...)

From 20 to 23 July, the annual exhibition “Einblick / Ausblick” is celebrated

It is a lavish celebration full of art and design: for the annual exhibition Einblick / Ausblick, the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts opens its doors from Thursday, 20 to Sunday, 23 July. On these days, studios, workshops, lecture halls and workrooms will be transformed into an exhibition of around 10,000 square metres: for four days, visitors can gain an insight into the artistic work of students of free art, art for teaching at grammar schools, communication and industrial design as well as spatial strategies. The motto of this year’s Einblick / Ausblick is networking.

“The Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts is a place of culture and a place of social encounter, (...)

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In the study of painting at the Muthesius Academy of Art, students are introduced to various methods of creating images through discussions, seminars, and practical instruction.
Images can represent or depict the world; they can relate to other images; they can be political; they can invoke a surreal or metaphysical world. Images can proclaim ultimate truths or rebel against any asserted truth. They can tell us something about our own perception, about the society we live in, or about the cosmos.
Their materiality also plays a major role – in the question of the possibilities and limits of the image, and in the practice of image-making. Painting can deal with the oldest materials with which humans have symbolically communicated – or with the very newest. Pictures can be created by a brush and paint on canvas, paper, or other image media, by printing processes, or even on the computer. Images can also be photographs or moving images; and they can even reside only in the mind.

In the course of study, the student’s own artistic possibilities are tested and developed. The exchange with the teachers and the other students makes it clear that painting emerges in the conversation of past as well as present images with each other and with the world.
In group discussions, students learn to present and formulate their own work. Talking with others allows for constructive criticism and a fresh look at what they have created. Individual discussions with the professor are designed to help students see their own questions more clearly and to give them further guidance.
Practical courses introduce students to the basics of painting techniques, photography, photo collage, performance, and more. In our painting workroom, traditional techniques of oil painting, tempera, and others are taught on a variety of media by an adjunct instructor. Painting students can also gain practical knowledge in all other workshops of the university, such as the workshop for artistic printing techniques, the media workshop and the workshop for photography.
In accompanying seminars, we deal with a thematic focus each semester, for which we invite lecturers and teachers, go on trips, hold workshops, develop exhibitions and prepare publications in cooperation with the Room for Publication. The Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts offers many opportunities for collaboration with other departments or cooperations with other universities.

The class of painting trains artists and art teachers. Art is an important part of our society and its culture, in which they will participate with their art and art education. Therefore, we want to open the view to diverse forms of culture. We want to test possibilities, to strengthen the students in their respective uniqueness and to help them on their way into art.