1. From June 13 - 17th, an exhibition of artwork by SARA faculty and students will be part of Festival O/Modernt in Ulriksdals Slottsteater Confidencen. The exhibition will be open to the public for 1 hour before the beginning of each concert. You may see the program and buy tickets at http://www.festivalomodernt.com/sv/

    Music Festival O/Modernt is a retrospective that celebrates the relationship between previous works with artistic and intellectual expression in contemporary music, visual arts and more. The festival will feature music by the great opera composer Christoph Willbald Gluck, who was a contemporary artist at the time Ulriksdals Slottsteater Confidencen was decorated. 

    Friends of SARA members may be placed on the guest list and receive free admittance to the concerts. Write to kim@atelierstockholm.se. 

  2. Pictures from the vernissage of the SARA exhibition at Riddarhuset on May 11, 2014. To be invited to our future events join Friends of SARA. 

  3. Thank you to our lovely guests - friends and family of SARA students and faculty who attended our annual OPEN HOUSE on Sunday! 

  5. Today we visited our next exhibition space, Ulriksdals Palace Theatre, Confidencen. Work by SARA students and faculty will be exhibited from 13-17 June during the 2014 edition of Festival O/MODƏRNT. 

    "Festival O/MODƏRNT celebrates this “looking back” to the past by exploring the relationships between the work of old composers and the artistic and intellectual creations of modern culture, be it in music, art, dance, theatre, film, poetry, literature, academia and so forth.

    Each year a single composer closely contemporary with the period when the Ulriksdals Palace Theatre Confidencen first rose to life will be the guiding spirit of the festival.  In 2014 it will be the great operatic composer Christoph Willibald Gluck. Gluck reacted strongly against the overly-ornate and often superficial operatic practices of his contemporaries and, in his own music and plots, strove for what he called a “noble simplicity.” It is this neoclassical turn that lends this year’s edition of the festival its guiding concept.”

    To learn more, visit http://www.festivalomodernt.com/. 

  6. Come to Bergshamra Gård on Sunday, June 1st from 13 - 16 to view work produced by SARA students during the 2013/14 year, learn about our full-time and public programs and meet our students and faculty.

  7. Max Patte, fine artist and head of Weta Workshop’s sculpture department in New Zealand lead a sculpture workshop for 2nd year SARA students. Over the course of this week, students studied the 3D shape of the head, starting with a rough block-in, making accurate comparative measurements and developing the bust in stages of increasing detail.

    To see more of Max Patte’s work, visit his website, http://www.maxpatte.com/. 



    Monday, May 12th - Friday May 16th 11.30 - 12.30

    WELCOME TO THE VERNISSAGE on Sunday, May 11th from 13.00 - 16.00

  9. SARA students have returned from the Easter holiday to resume work on individual projects and figure drawings and paintings. Shown here are intermediate students working on grisaille studies of casts, the first day of a 5-week long figure pose and advanced students working on still life paintings. 

  10. The Swedish Academy of Realist Art, Atelier Stockholm (SARA) offers public summer workshops starting in June 2014!

    Our workshops offer excellent training in realist art in an idyllic location. SARA’s elegant home was built in 1930 on the site of the old Bergshamra Gård Manor House and is located on the fringes of the Royal National City Park. It is close to Brunnsviken Lake and is within walking distance of Ulriskdal Palace Park and Haga Park, as well as the University, Botanical Gardens. 

    SARA’s 2014 adult summer workshops will be led by our primary instructors, Sanna Tomac, Hans-Peter Szameit and Nathan Sowa. We also offer a workshop for children and teenagers, led by SARA graduate Ulrika Westerberg

    For more information on each workshop - Figure painting, Landscape painting, still life painting, Etching, and youth workshops - visit our website or write to info@atelierstockholm.se.

    Register here!