Academy of Watercolor and Fine Arts of Sergey Andriaka

General Information

The Academy of Watercolor and Fine Arts of Sergey Andriaka was founded on December 2, 2002, according to the Moscow Government resolution. The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation is the academy’s regulator. The Academy of Watercolor and Fine Arts is an art institution of higher education and the best place to study art in Russia and study Russian culture in all.

The academy is the first institution in Russia that provides an educational program in Painting and Fine Arts. Along with learning art of drawing and painting, which is essential for every professional artist, students try different techniques and types of fine art. The academy trains different kinds of artists. The academic program includes such disciplines as watercolor courses, tempera and oil painting courses, pastel courses, etchings courses, monumental painting courses, stained glass courses, Roman and Florentine mosaic studies, ceramics studies, porcelain modeling studies, porcelain and ceramics painting courses, and book illustrations studies and some others.

The educational program is based on classical methods and a system of training, which allows local students to progress consistently to the highest level of skill. To provide an all-around education, along with the core disciplines the program includes additional courses in different spheres, such as Information technology, History of Russia, History of Russian and Foreign Art and Culture, Philosophy and Mythology, History of Costume, and some others.

Students will get invaluable hands-on experience in actual production. After graduation, the academy will provide all possible assistance in the employment of its students based on their professional interests, and individual abilities.

Study Programs

University provides studying processes in the following departments:

  • Art School
  • College of Culture and Arts
  • University of Arts and Culture

Accommodation and Housing 

The university offers comfortable hostel rooms on a sharing basis for students of the same gender. Common hostel facilities for students include shared kitchen space for self-cooking, laundry, internet, cooling, and heating system. For all migration-related issues, students can take help from the Center for International Education.

The hostel provide all needed facilities for students as modern furniture, changed bedding, TV, free Wi-Fi, reading rooms, studying rooms, a hostel library, a common kitchen, and separate bathrooms and toilets. Hostels are under 24/7 CCTV surveillance, so every student can feel safe and comfortable. Wi-Fi connectivity is accessible 24/7 to make studying and resting more useful.