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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
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PRE-COLLEGE ILLUSTRATION

Ages 14 – 18
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PRE-COLLEGE WORLD BUILDING

Ages 14 – 18
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PRE-COLLEGE OIL PAINTING

Ages 14 – 18
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PRE-COLLEGE SCULPTURE

Ages 14 – 18
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PRE-COLLEGE ANIMATION

Ages 14 – 18
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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 2021, students looked to Leonardo da Vinci, Frida Kahlo, and Alberto Giacometti 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.

FRIDA KAHLO

Ages 11 – 13
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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

Ages 11 – 13
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LEONARDO DA VINCI

Ages 11 – 13
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