At Suffolk University we have many study abroad opportunities, including programs held at the University's campus in Madrid, Spain. Suffolk’s Study Abroad Office is an extensive resource for learning about international study programs. Among the many study abroad options are the summer programs listed below, which are specifically tailored for art and design majors.

llustration & Art History Program

Location: Florence, Venice, & Rome, Italy
This six-week summer program consists of outdoor studio painting and drawing, lectures on Renaissance art history and culture and field trips to museums, churches, and monuments. Explore the dramatic vistas of the sun-drenched Tuscan countryside, its towns and private gardens, as well as its bustling piazzas, and Renaissance architecture – all of which serve as subject matter for the course. (offered alternating years) For more information, contact Professor Wallace Marosek.

Foundation: Imagine Making, Summer Studio Elective 

Location: Florence, Italy
Capture the landscape and architecture of Florence, Fiesole, San Gimignano, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Monterchi, and Arezzo through painting, photography, and digital manipulation. Explore the languages of realism and abstraction by working from observation and the imagination both on site and in the studio. Classes include lecture demonstrations, individualized instruction, critiques, and museum visits.  For more information contact Professor Susan Nichter.

Interior Design: Studio & Art History Program

Location: Madrid, Spain
This five-week summer program is offered at Suffolk University's Madrid campus and is open to Interior Design BFA and Interior Architecture MA candidates. From theory to practice, students are guided through a broad cultural and historical overview of Spanish art and architecture practices, which they will then apply to problem solving in their studio work. Students in the program will have the opportunity to travel to local museums, where they will experience first-hand contact with some of the most influential Spanish works. For more information contact Professor Anna Gitelman.