Iconography

Icon Painting Summer School – August 2020!

Latvian Christian Academy in AUGUST 10-16, 2020, organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING to go through all phases of Icon painting starting from preparation of the Icon board until the final varnish of the ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis for canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 10-16, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in the premises of Latvian Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.

Excursion of art students to unique monasteries in Pskov

Students of the Biblical art study programme together with their teacher, Icon painter K.Tambovskaya, visited the world-famous monastery in Pechori (Pskov, Russia). They visited the Kremlin, its splendid Cathedral of St. Trinity, churches of John the Baptist and St. Basil the Great, and historical reservation of the old Russian architecture “Поганкины палаты”. They saw icons […]

Dedication of the Icon of the Holy Family at Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Riga Old City .

Studies at Latvian Christian academy are attended by Roman Catholics, Orthodoxes and Lutherans. One of the students, Laura Valle, being Roman Catholic, has made a research in the history of iconography of the Holy Family, painted an icon and defended her Bachelor thesis in Arts this spring. Icon was conceived as a gift to the […]

Evaluation of the master study programme “Biblical art”

In October 23-24, 2013, evaluation of the Master study programme “Biblical art” was held at Latvian Christian academy by experts’ team of the Ministry of Education of Science. The study direction “Arts” has been accredited for maximum duration till 2019 earlier in May 2013. The Master study programme received very high estimation due to “high […]

Study direction „Arts” accredited for 6 years

In June 3, 2013, Accreditation committee of Latvian Ministry of education and science awarded 6 years accreditation (till 2019) to the study direction “Arts” at Latvian Christian academy. The study direction comprises two academic study programmes: that of Bachelor of humanities in arts and Master of humanities in arts.

Choose studies in the intensive icon painting course!

The next course is scheduled in February 2013 and will be supervised by Fr. Alexander Shabelnik (Italy) and well-known Russian Icon painter Georgy Mironov (Moscow). More information…

Visit of the Study Branch Accreditation experts in Bible Art, November 22

Biblical art study programme received excellent evaluation. Four international experts (head of the group Dr. Valdas Jaskunas, Vilnius University, Lithuania) visited LChrA in November 22 for evaluation of the Bible art study programme, Bachelor level. The visit was held within the frame of the European Social Fund project „Evaluation of higher education study programmes and […]

Exhibition “Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” in Liepāja in May-June, 2011

An icon exhibition of teaching staff and students „Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” (Iconography and theology of Resurrection of Christ) in Liepāja city St. Joseph Cathedral, 26.05.-26.06.2011. [nggallery id=43]

Exhibition “Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” in Rīga, April-May, 2011

An icon exhibition of teaching staff and students „Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” (Iconography and theology of Resurrection of Christ) in Rīga, Jāņasēta, St. John church. Church, 17.04.-02.05.2011. [nggallery id=47]

“Climate Symbols in Theology and Art” (master-class) at LCA in November, 2010 – January, 2011

International exhibition within the international NORDPLUS project „Climate Symbols in Art and Theology”, in Jurmala city Artist’s House of Cultural Centre, 30.11.2010.-08.01.2011. [nggallery id=52]