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Pre-College Academy

The Pre-College Academy for students ages 14-18 offers beginning- to advanced-level art instruction through a series of workshops designed to foster creativity, build artistic skills, and develop a clear personal point of view. Each one-week session includes learning the fundamental principles of drawing, painting, and sculpture, while introducing contemporary perspectives and dialogues. For students wishing to explore the exciting worlds of illustration and digital art, workshop offerings include: Illustration Essentials, World-Building, and Animation. All Pre-college programs are taught by exceptional college faculty in the Academy’s state-of-the-art facilities. Perfect for those young artists developing their portfolios.

PRE-COLLEGE DRAWING

Ages 14 – 18
June 28 – July  1
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $375

PRE-COLLEGE ILLUSTRATION

Ages 14 – 18
July 11 – July 15
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $375

PRE-COLLEGE WORLD BUILDING

Ages 14 – 18
July 25 – July  29
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $375

PRE-COLLEGE OIL PAINTING

Ages 14 – 18
July 18 – July  22
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $375

PRE-COLLEGE SCULPTURE

Ages 14 – 18
August 1 – August 5
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $375

PRE-COLLEGE PRINTMAKING

Ages 14 – 18
July 5 – July  8
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $350

PRE-COLLEGE CLASSICAL BOOTCAMP

Ages 14 – 18
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Middle School Academy

The Middle School Academy, or “Apprentice Program,” offers students ages 11-13 week-long workshops concentrating on a significant artist in history.  In the summer of 2022, students look to Edgar Degas, Sandro Botticelli and Georgia O’Keeffe for inspiration, creating original works that reflected the qualities specific to each master. The Apprentice program is a fun, hands-on opportunity to work in a professional artist’s studio, while learning about iconic artists and art movements.

EDGAR DEGAS

Ages 11 – 13
July 11 – July 15
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $325

SANDRO BOTTICELLI

Ages 11 – 13
July 18 – July  22
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $325

GEORGIA O’KEEFFE

Ages 11 – 13
July 25 – July 29
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuition: $325