CAMPS 2017



June 2017

Week 1: June 19 - June 23, 2017  Ages 10 - 13 Incredible Edible Art with Elizabeth Galecke 

Farm to Table seasonal cooking, documentary photography and Cookbook Design. We will be learning about local foods, meeting people from the local food world, and preparing creative regional and ethnic meals while photographing the process and then creating a cookbook with the recipes, stories and photographs from the class.

Week 2: June 26 - June 30, 2017  Ages 7 - 9 Summer of Love great artists of the 60's with Jill Huffman

Peace, love and flower power! Campers will explore the Iconic “Sixties’ art of Robert Rauschenberg and Peter Max to create a variety of mixed media patriotic imagery. Some of the activities will be; learning to paint The Statue of Liberty, tie dye, creating a Rauschenberg inspired flag from recycled materials and making, gathering and pressing flowers, and creating beaded necklaces.

July 2017

Week 3: July 3 - 7, 2017 (NO CLASS JULY 4) Ages 10 - 13 Advanced Batik with Anne Courie Meulink

During this session students will tap into prior knowledge to dig deeper into their understanding of the art of Batik and explore new techniques.  We will challenge ourselves to create art that expresses our thoughts, moods and beliefs.  Last summer we learned about batik art in Indonesia. This year we will expand our borders to include Australia, South American and African countries. Even if you missed Batik camp in 2016 do not worry! The first day will be a refresher and all students will be comfortable using the tools and materials used throughout the week.

Week 4: July 10-14 Ages 7 - 9 Exploring Art from Around the World with Cynthia McMorris

Come and explore the artwork of Mexico, France, Italy, and Japan during this hands-on art camp! We'll use: paper mache, plaster, paper, yarn, sugar, ink, and paint as we (pretend)travel around the world with our art supplies making interesting works to take home!

Week 5: July 17 - 21, 2017 Ages 10 - 13 Urban Sketch and Plein Air Painting with Cynthia McMorris

Let's go on a walk in Raleigh with our art supplies like other artists did!( Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Georgia O'Keeffe to name a few!)  We will learn more about Raleigh; it's parks and architecture by going out on location to draw and paint!  First, we'll practice drawing from observation in the studio and different architectural styles and then go and apply it in the real world!  We will go to various sites within the city as a group and have a group show at the end of the week to share our new works!

Week 6: July 24 - 28, 2017 Ages 7 - 13 Painting with Karen Rose

Painting will include foundation drawings, watercolor, plein air city and landscapes, still life, self portrait, figurative and abstract works.

August 2017

 Week 7: July 31 - Aug 4, 2017 Ages 7-13 "The Chicken or The Egg?" with Jill Huffman

Chickens, chickens, chickens! Using live chickens, Campers will learn to draw from observation, paint and create a mixed media collage. In addition, the class will include creating an egg shell mosaic, a soft sculpture and paper mache. The week will culminate with scientific exploration eggs, with an egg bounce.

Week 8: August 7-11, 2017 Ages 7-9 Dimensional Visual Design Camp with Jill Huffman

Create a variety of relief sculptures, free-standing sculptures, mobiles and wall art! using a variety of recycled and found objects. Each project will be inspired by the "great! masters" of visual art combined with a variety of media. Build, paint, form and weave materials to bring each camper's ideas to the next level. Each camper will create works as unique as themselves.