• All Levels
  • Youth

This fun and exciting course allows students ages 14-17 to explore their imagination and sample various techniques with a hands on approach in traditional and contemporary methods, ultimately find their own voice through the arts. Through (life) drawing, painting, sculpture/object making, collage, assemblage, mixed media, students learn technical skills, knowledge of contemporary visual arts and art history, and are encouraged to develop their own personal creative process. Field trips to museums and galleries as well as exhibition are also an integral part of the program.

Tuition fee: $475 | Materials fee: $40 | TOTAL: $515

Notes: Students will draw from a life model; model will wear athletic attire. Winter term: no class Saturday February 16, Family Day Weekend

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
925Tina Oehmsen-ClarkJan. 19, 2019 to April 6, 2019
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12-week courses$515.00

What you will learn

  • In a safe, fun and professional studio environment students will learn to work in 2 and 3 dimensions including drawing, painting, (mono)printing and sculpture/object making.
  • Students will learn about supports and their preparation, various wet and dry media and their application through drawing, painting and mono printing. They will be introduced to 3-dimensional art making including materials like wood, plaster, paper, wire and more learning about balance, weight, positive and negative space, line, contour, planes, textures and more.
  • Individual and group critiques as well as showcasing their work will help students to improve their skills.
  • Field trips to museums and shows, hands on demonstrations, introductions to artists and art forms  will help students place their work into contemporary and historical context.

Materials to Bring

Materials provided. Any materials students should bring will be discussed during the first class.