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If you feel you have the passion and determination needed to study at the Swedish Academy of Realist Art, please find dates and application forms below.  If you are concerned that your lack of skill might keep you from being accepted, please visit our Before and After gallery.  No one considering studying at SARA should hesitate to apply due to his or her lack of skill.

We look forward to hear from you!

Application deadline for spring 2018 is November 16.

Students are welcome to send in applications to the Academy after the application deadline, as there may be unexpected openings or unfilled spaces still available.  

Please call or email to inquire. 


Application forms for art courses at SARA

3 year program:

 KK0004 application form

1 year programs:

Traditional Realist Drawing Techniques ET0010

Intermediate Realist Drawing and Painting Techniques ET0011

Advanced Realist Painting Techniques ET0012

How to Apply

All prospective students are welcome to apply to any of our programs. For student visa application purposes, it is recommended that students from non-EU countries apply to our one-year programs.

Return the application form for the chosen program (see below) and the five (5) required photographs of your work (traditional media only – no digital art)  by post (NOT email) to our office at:

The Swedish Academy of Realist Art SARA
Lilla Norregatan 17
272 31 Simrishamn

Contact SARA


The Swedish Academy of Realist Art (SARA)      Lilla Norregatan 17     272 31 Simrishamn, Sweden     +46 (0)414 68 44 71

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