About Sacral Arts Department
The concept of Sacral Art chair activity involves the revival and popularization of the Ukrainian icon painting, its original stylistics. The achievements of the sacral art of the Knyaz era, Galicia-Volhynia school of icon painting of the 14th-16th centuries, as well as the achievements of the Ukrainian artists of the first half of the 20th century were taken as the main directions of the educational and creative activity of the chair. The creative work of teachers and students of the Sacral Art chair is being carried out in the following basic directions:
- temple interior complex decoration;
- performance of temple polychromy in fresco, painting, mosaics, stained-glass windows, sgraffito techniques;
- implementation of iconostasis and wall altars project;
- painting icons in tempera, encaustic (and other) painting techniques.
Students of the chair receive professional knowledge in major (composition, work in the material, iconography on a board, on a wall (fresco, sgraffito, mosaic, stained-glass windows), theoretical disciplines (technology, history of art in speciality, icon theology, iconography).