teacher Massimo Chiappetta

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 develop individual research in the field of  Sculpture  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 fields of  the arts, the techniques and technologies of sculpture. They will possess the 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 and 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 or 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 sculpture works, from the fields of architecture and urban planning and the restoration area to the new technologies and new forms of expression which may be encountered at national and international events.

Thanks to the current agreements with  the city Museums, and in particular with the “Museo di Sant’Agostino” where the courses of Sculpture of the Accademia are held, the “Scuola Comunale di Ceramica, Albisola” and private institutions, the  Accademia Ligustica will organize 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
Modern Art History II
Sculpture I
Techniques for the Sculpture
Pedagogy and Didactics of Arts
Editing Techniques
Photography History
Theory and Methods of Mass Media


Artistic Anatomy II
Marble and Hard Rocks Techniques
Sculpture II
Engraving Techniques
Ceramic Techniques
Digital Photography
Cultural Marketing Basics
Cultural Anthropology
Contemporary Arts History


Design Methodology
Theory of Perception and Psychology of the Figure
Sculpture III
Smeltery Techniques
Digital Modeling Techniques
Phenomenology of Contemporary Arts
History and Methodology of Art Critic
Ornamental Plastic
Computer Technology Basics
Foreign Language – English