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Department of Plastic Arts and Art Sciences

Secretary: Morfo Bitou
Secretary's Office:
Tel.:
+30-26510-07183, 07257, 07305, 07139
Fax: +30-26510-07065
E-mail:  image-email
Website: http://www.arts.uoi.gr/

 

General - Aim of the Department

The Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art is a department of the School of Fine Arts of the University of Ioannina. It is active since the academic year 2000-2001. Its goal is to cultivate and promote the Fine Arts and related research both theoretically and practically. It aims to provide students with the necessary background and skills to art practice to cultivate the debate, between Art, History of Art and Art Theory. The courses offered aim to stimulate artists to acquire theoretical knowledge and to stimulate art historians and theorists to gain some understanding of artistic practice. In short to provide the students with the necessary means for their professional career. The Department intends to contribute to a general aesthetic education and to the local cultural life.
The Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art provides excellent learning opportunities through specialized undergraduate programs and offers expertise in the field of Fine Arts, History and Theory of Art, Painting and  Sculpture including Printmaking, analogue and digital Photography, Computer Animation, Video and Multimedia. The courses offered aim to stimulate artists to acquire theoretical background and to stimulate art historians and theorists to gain some understanding of past and present artistic practice.
The Department offers postgraduate courses and awards degrees up to a doctoral level.

The Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art fills a gap in Art Education in Greece, a country rich in cultural heritage and a challenging field in contemporary art.
STRUCTURE AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES

  •   A four (4) year program of studies which leads to the Basic Degree in Fine Arts and Sciences of Art
  • A two (2) years program of postgraduate studies which leads to the Master’s degree.
  • Doctoral degree of a minimum of three years of research.

DEGREES
The Basic Degree has two (2) main orientations:

  • History and Theory of Art
  • Fine Arts

The Master’s Degree has four (4) orientations:

  • Fine Arts and Sciences of Art (General Diploma)
  • History and Theory of Art - Curating
  • Multimedia (3D-Animation, Video, Film, Digital Graphic Design)
  • Fine Arts  

Doctoral degree (Disertation).

SUBJECT AREAS OF BASIC AND MASTER’S DEGREE
The courses of the Basic and Master’s Degree are organized in eight (8) semesters for the Basic Degree and four (4) for the Master’s Degree.
Courses are a) Compulsory, they form the main core of the program of studies for all students of the Department, and b) Electives, that are designed to give a more specialized understanding of the main courses and a broader idea of the various fields related to Arts. 
The subject areas covered by the offered degrees are focusing on:

  • Theoretical and Practical studies in Fine Arts including Painting, Sculpture, Etching, Photography and Digital Image, Multimedia and Video, Design, Cartoon, Comics, 2D and 3D Animation, etc.
  • Art History and Theory/ Philosophy and Aesthetics of Art (Criticism, Sociology-Anthropology, Didactics in Art Education, etc.)
  • Museum Studies and Administration, Cultural Management etc.

Please visit Department’s main site http://arts.uoi.gr/en/mainEN.html for a detailed description of the program of studies.

Professional prospects

Graduates from the Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art can be employed in the public and private sector as art teachers in primary and secondary education, as curators, administrators in museum and cultural institutions, galleries etc. They can also work as free-lance artists.

Members of Academic Staff

Bitsikas Xenofon, Professor, Painting
Dikefalos Konstantinos, Professor, Sculpture

Adamopoulou Areti, Associate Professor, Art History
Dermentzopoulos Christos, Associate Professor, Anthropology of Art, Cinematography
Dedos Zikos, Associate Professor, Fine Arts with emphasis in Art Education
Gokas Evagelos, Associate Professor, Painting
Katsikoudis Nikolaos, Associate Professor, Art History (from prehistoric times to late antiquity)

Artemis Nikolaos
, Assistant Professor, Fine Arts with emphasis in Digital Art
Bassanos Kostas, Assistant Professor, Fine Arts with emphasis in Sculpture
Christos Charissis, Assistant Professor, Painting
Dimou Tzavara Anastasia, Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Foka Amalia, Assistant Professor, Computer Science: Multimedia Applications for Arts
Galdemis Christodoulos, Assistant Professor, Engraving
Katsaris Manos, Assistant Professor, Video
Papadimitropoulos Panagiotis, Assistant Professor, Photography
Paschalis Vassilios, Assistant Professor, Multimedia (design, sketch, 3D animation, photographic and digital image)
Smiris Georgios, Assistant Professor, History of Architecture
Solomon Esther, Assistant Professor, Museology
Stathopoulou Urania, Assistant Professor, Printmaking

Tsiodoulos Stefanos
, Lecturer, Laography with emphasis in Material Culture and Art

Teaching Fellows
Stavroula Tzima,
Computing

Technicians
Stavros Zorbalas,  Audio-visual support

The Department's teaching duties are supplemented by temporary teaching staff

Past Members of Academic Staff

Christou Athanasios Associate Professor, Art History (Renaissance till today)

More info at  http://arts.uoi.gr/en/mainEN.html

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