The Dingle peninsula on the southwest coast of County Kerry is world famous for its magnificent scenery: mountains cascading into the ocean, lush green farmland, and charming fishing villages. The town of Dingle is colorful and lovely, with sandy beaches, seafood restaurants, art galleries, craft shops, summer theater, and pubs filled with fantastic musical performances.
About the Instructors:
From the State University of New York College at Cortland, George Dugan is a painter who has had vast numbers of exhibitions throughout the United States and in Ireland and is well represented in private collections. He has served as Artist in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, and SUNY Binghamton, and has received numerous awards and grants, including a SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in teaching and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A Central New York Artist, Patricia L. Hunsinger, has taught at a variety of schools, including Parsons New School for Design, Syracuse Univerity, Long Island University at C.W. Post, SUNY Cortland, Ithaca College and Cazenovia College. Patricia prides herself in building student technical knowledge while inciting a love of learning and creating. Patricia L. Hunsinger Biography & CV
A professional painter and monotype printmaker, Neil Berger is based in Brooklyn and Ithaca, New York. A long history of plein air landscape painting has earned him numerous prestigious awards including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in printmaking, and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in painting. His personal web site is at neilberger.com
Dingle Penisula, County Kerry, Ireland
Summer 2014 ***Please Note: There is a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 15 participants for each session***
Dingle I: June 1 - June 27
Dingle II June 29 - July 25
Credit Hours Earned: 6 to 12.
Dingle I: 6 Undergraduate Painting Credits
Dingle II: 6 Undergraduate/Graduate studio art credits. This course is designed for studio non-art majors, art majors, and art educators. Dingle I is not a prerequisite for Dingle II but they may be combined earning you 12 credits hours in 8 weeks.
Summer Admission: April 1, 2014
For Dingle II Applicants: April 1- June 1: Applications accepted under the condition that the Non-Web Registration Form is submitted within 2 weeks of acceptance with full payment of billable charges (program fee, tuition and fees).
Dingle I & II Undergraduate Students: Download, complete and return -
Dingle II Graduate Students or Working Art Professionals: Download, complete and return -
Non-Cortland students must return completed Judicial Review and Code of Conduct forms along with the SUNY application.
Dingle I: June 1- June 27th
Depart U.S. May 31st-Arrive Shannon June 1st
Dingle II: June 29th - July 25th
Depart U.S. June 28th - Arrive Shannon June 29th
Suggested flights to be announced after April 1.
Accepted students will receive an updated budget as a part of their acceptance packet.
|Program Course Information||
Dingle I - Painting and Drawing- 6 undergraduate credit hours:
June 1 - June 27
Earning 6 credit hours in four weeks will require intensity and focus. Each weekday will begin with breakfast and a brief lecture. Monday through Friday mornings will be devoted to drawing in the studios; afternoons will be spent painting outdoors.After dinner Mondays through Thursdays, there will be critiques of the day's work as well as talks by local artists, poets or historians. Friday evenings and weekends will be free for independent work or travel. Details concerning supplies and materials will be available from the instructor upon acceptance to the program
Dingle I participants now have the opportunity to continue their work to the next level with Dingle II add-on program. An additional 4 weeks of intense study will earn each participant an additional 6 credits giving them a full time course load for their Summer Art in Ireland experience!
*Note: Dingle I can also easily be paired with SUNY Cortland's University College Cork Summer Irish Studies Program and, together will earn participants up to 12 credits.
Dingle II- Mixed Media- 6 undergraduate or graduate credit hours:
June 29- July 25.
Earn 6 credits in this program designed for graduate students, practicing art educators, and undergraduate students. This mixed media course will be co-taught by Patricia L. Hunsinger and Neil Berger. Work will include Landscape Painting and Drawing, Photography, and Print Making. Speical lectures and exhibits by Irish guest artists throughout the program.
Dingle I - Syllabus
Dingle II- Syllabus
All Participants Stay in the beautiful Ballintaggart Holiday Homes
Email one of our student mentors to learn more about Dingle summer Art!