Welcome to the Swedish Academy of Realist Art

Last application date for Spring 2022 is 20th of August 2021 - Apply now!

The Swedish Academy of Realist Art (SARA) was founded in 2006 by Hans-Peter Szameit and Sanna Tomac
as Scandinavia’s first school of fine art dedicated to traditional, realistic drawing and painting.

like you have always dreamed

Draw & Paint

SARA provides the highest level of training in realistic drawing and painting using traditional techniques and methods of the Renaissance, 18th and 19th-century European and Russian academies, as well as outstanding contemporary methods.

Students acquire skills that allow them to create personal, contemporary works of art that meet the standards of excellence and professional craftsmanship set by master artists centuries ago.

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

The Swedish Academy of Realist Art 

is supported by Simrishamn county

SARA is officially recognised by the Swedish National Board of Education and the education is overseen by the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education (Myndigheten för Yrkeshögskolan). 

The Swedish Academy of Realist Art 

is ARC ApprovedSM