Visual Arts Summer Program for Grades 6-9

The Intermediate Visual Arts program is for students in grades 6-9 who desire to develop fundamental art skills while growing in their artistic expression, style and visual vocabulary. The students' work is influenced through group and individual critiques, art history discussions and guest artist lectures and workshops.

Program length: 3 weeks
Program dates:
June 21, 2014 to July 12, 2014
July 13, 2014 to August 4, 2014
Tuition: $5,005
Age range: Grades 6-9

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Through chosen two-hour focused studios, seminar hour, and an additional elective of choice, students are given opportunity to explore multiple media.

Students will choose their courses after the enrollment process. Students who are seeking a wider variety of course options are encouraged to attend both three-week sessions, and will receive a multiple session discount.

All Visual Art students participate in the Visual Arts Studio Seminar.

Students choose two of the following two-hour visual art studiosone in the morning and one in the afternoon:

Morning Studios
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Sculptural Forms
  • Black and White Film Photography - FULL
  • Printmaking Techniques
  • Experimental Fashion
Afternoon Studios
  • Metals Studio
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Figure Drawing

Students choose one of the following one-hour visual art electives or an elective from another arts area. 

  • Drawing Techniques
  • Drawing Nature
  • 2D Mixed Media
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Digital Arts
  • Fibers: 3D Soft Construction
  • Artists' Books
  • Jewelry Design

There are open studio tutorials offered two evenings a week.

Students will choose their courses after the enrollment process.

This program does not require a portfolio for admission. It enrolls on a first-come, first-served basis, so early application is advised.

Additional Opportunities

Photo Galleries

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