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Teen Summer Art Camps

June 10 – August 16

*No camp on July 4 or 5

For kids 12 years and younger, please see: Summer Art Camps

These week-long fine art camps for teens will spark students’ creativity and imagination. Students in these camps will explore a variety of media through projects grounded in artistic movements, techniques, and concepts.

Camp will run from 2pm-5pm every weekday (there is no camp July 4 or 5).

With a different theme or focus each week, students can sign up for any combination of weeks.

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Camp Calendar

7/8 – 7/12:
Explorations in Painting
Yvette Gellis

In this camp students will become versed in painting techniques and concepts. This camp will cover a broad range of subjects including still life, landscape, abstract and portrait.

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7/16 – 7/19:
Ceramics
Davida Raffa

In this camp students will create functional and sculptural pieces out of clay. Students will develop basic hand building and potter’s wheel skills. Emphasis will be placed on surface decoration by creating textures and working with underglazes. Students of all levels are welcome!

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7/22 – 7/26:
Explorations in Abstract Painting
Brandon Barr

Students will learn abstract techniques in painting (and a little bit of sculpture!) by smearing, dripping and mixing colors.

Students will explore and reference artists such as Mark Rothko, Mark Bradford and Francis Bacon… how do these artists use abstraction to create an experience and tap into the subconscious?

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7/29 – 8/2:
Ceramics
Leah Gonzales

In this camp students will create functional and sculptural pieces out of clay. Students will develop basic hand building and potter’s wheel skills. Emphasis will be placed on surface decoration by creating textures and working with underglazes. Students of all levels are welcome!

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8/5- 8/9:
Printmaking & Collage
Kate Savage

In this camp, students will get to explore the many expressive possibilities of printmaking and collage, with opportunities to combine both approaches. Printmaking projects will include foam prints, lino cuts and collagraphs. Collage techniques will include transfer and hand-painted papers for use in artworks that explore each student’s identity and interests.

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8/12 – 8/16:
Inspired by the Masters
Kate Savage

Students will be using the artwork of such artists as the Surrealists, Vermeer, Van Gogh, and Georgia O’Keefe as springboards for their own creativity. With an emphasis on observational drawing and painting, each project will focus on learning the skills needed to tackle classical subject matter such as perspective, portraiture and natural objects. Materials to be explored will include acrylic and watercolor painting, charcoal, and pastels.

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