teacher Pietro Millefiore

Learning objectives

The course aims to provide the artistic skills required by qualified professionals who, taking account of the diversity of the styles and technical innovations of contemporary art, can pursue  individual  research in the field of  Painting  linked to traditional techniques and their development,  while experimenting with new forms of expression.

Graduates will acquire a sound knowledge, both technical and operational, of the methods and contents regarding  research in their own field of the arts, of the techniques and technologies of painting in order to achieve self-awareness of the artistic creation.

They will possess critical and methodological tools  to master new  forms of expression, techniques and state-of-the-art technologies. The course will include the study of a European Union language other than the mother tongue language, in the main field of expertise, for the exchange of general information and assistance for  IT self-updating (consultants, texts, tests and access to IT laboratories), the use of digital tools and digital communication.

Employment prospects

Graduates of the School will carry out  professional activities in a number of different   areas, both as freelance artists and in the field of visual arts and creative activities, besides collaborating, for the various fields of application, in the planning, design and implementation of specific painting works with traditional tools and new technologies as well as  with new forms of expressions which may be encountered at national and international events.

Thanks to the current agreements with the city Museums, the “Museo di arte contemporanea”, Villa Croce, “Borsa Arte Giovane” “GAI (Giovani Artisti Italiani network) , and private institutions, the “Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti” will organise the most suitable work placements and internships in order to forge specific professional skills, in addition to setting specific training goals to achieve for each course of study.



Artistic Anatomy I
Modern Art History I
Painting I
Engraving Techniques – Chalcography
Theory of Perception and Psychology of the Figure
Photography History
Cultural Marketing Basics


Artistic Anatomy II
Modern Art History II
Digital Photography
Painting II
Painting Techniques
Theory and Methods of Mass Media
Materials Technology
Ornamental Plastic
Multimedia Installations
Contemporary Art History
Pedagogy and Didactics of Arts
Editing Techniques


Painting III
Artistic Anatomy III
Phenomenology of Contemporary Arts
History and Methodology of Art Critic
Cultural Heritage and Environmental Assets
Scientific Drawing
Performative Techniques for Visual Arts
Computer Technology Basics
Foreign Language – English