Mural Arts (Painting)

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The Mural Arts program teaches methods and systems of development, creation and reproduction in the different artistic techniques and media used in this specialization, Students carry out projects related with the pictorial and mural  environment, experiment with new procedures and materials and consider the plastic, artistic, technical and economic aspects of work proposals.

Upon completing the program, graduates will be in charge, among other things, of carrying out and directing pictorial and mural works projected by students or professionals, planning and drawing up artistic environments and installations, and researching and investigating materials and processes of both a traditional and technological nature.

 

Prerequisites for Admission to Advanced Vocational Training Programs

The conditions for admission and enrolment are established by the Catalan Government’s Department of Education every academic year and published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia (Diari Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya – DOGC).

As a general rule, prospective students must:

a) Hold at least one of the following qualifications:

- Batxiller or equivalent: Advanced Level Secondary Education diploma, High School diploma, etc.
- University degree
- One of the following degrees, diplomas, certificates or accreditations: University Orientation Diploma (A-Levels) or university preparatory studies, Specialist Technician Certificate, Advanced Vocational Training Certificate, Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate or Sports Education Certificate, accreditation of having passed the general part of the admissions exam for Advanced Vocational Training or Advanced Vocational Training in Sports, accreditation of having passed all parts of the university admissions exam for those at least 25 years of age or an admissions exam to experimental professional modules.

b) Pass the specific studies part of the admissions exam.

However, regardless of Section a) above, prospective students can be admitted to Advanced Vocational Training without holding any of the academic qualifications indicated by passing both the general and specific parts of the admissions exam indicated in the corresponding Government Resolution.

To be eligible to take the general and specific admissions exams, prospective students must be at least 19 years of age, or turn 19 during the calendar year in which the admissions exam is taken, or be at least 18 and hold an Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate in Fine Arts and Design or an equivalent certificate in similar studies.

Qualification:
Certificate of Advanced Vocational Training in Fine Arts & Design, Specialization in Mural Arts

Professional Group
Mural Arts

Level
Advanced Vocational Training

Courses:

History of Mural Arts

105 hours

History of Contemporary Art

60 hours

Artistic Drawing and Projects

225 hours

Audiovisual Media

105 hours

Methodology and Management of a Work

60 hours

Avant-Garde Expressions

135 hours

Pictorial Language Expression Workshop

390 hours

Ornamental Painting Applied to Mural Techniques Workshop

180 hours

Ceramic Cladding, Stucco and Sgraffito Workshop

180 hours

Stained Glass Workshop

180 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

60 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

45 hours

Final Project

75 hours

Location
Sant Andreu

Hours
Afternoon

Career opportunities with the Certificate in Mural Arts include a variety of activities and procedures in the arts as applied to walls and murals. Mural artists can work as freelance professionals or in association (to different degrees) with a workshop, multidisciplinary team or company. Activities can include:

  • Design and production of pictorial works in all sorts of materials and on a variety of supports

  • Reproduction and recreation of works

  • Artistic installations: set design, props and ornamentation for theater, cinema, television, multimedia productions and infography and for different instances of artistic performance and expression.

  • Promotion and management of the artist’s own works and/or those of others.

  • With a Certificate of Advanced Vocational Training in Fine Arts & Design, graduates can also continue related studies at university. See "Opportunities for Further Study".

With the Advanced Vocational Training Certificate you are eligible for the following university studies:
-Architectural Technician Studies
-Education / Teacher Training (3-year university degree or diplomatura)
-Advanced Fine Arts and Design Studies, with a qualification equivalent to a 3-year university degree or diplomatura (specializations: Fashion Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design)
-Undergraduate studies in Fine Arts (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History of Art (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Industrial Design Engineering
-Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets (specializations: Graphic Documents, Sculpture, Archeology, Painting)