Art Through the Ages: Summer Art & Craft Camp

Sponsored by the OSU Craft Center, this 2-week , ½ day camp will have student artists fully engaged  exploring  various mediums & techniques. Each day they will rotate between two studios, working with two experienced art teachers. Half of the class day will be spent experiencing 2-D and 3-D art/craft techniques and mediums, drawing inspiration from: primitive art, the masters, cubism, pop-art, animation and more! The second half will focus on ceramics techniques that will include: various hand-building methods as well as learning how to throw on the pottery wheel.  Functional & sculptural works will be explored. Fun hands-on learning, creative freedom, and lots of projects combine to make great summer memories!

 

Information

Grades: 6-9 (As of Fall 2016) 

Dates: July 9-20, 2018

Days: Monday-Friday

Times: 8am-12:30pm

Location: OSU Craft Center, Student Experience Center, SW Jefferson St., Oregon State University

We're excited to partner with the OSU Kidspirit program this year!

Registration/Information: 

Register in person at the KIDSPIRIT office in Langton Hall or on-line: http://kidspirit.oregonstate.edu/

Cost: TBA  (estimate $300)

Limited spaces …early registration strongly recommended.

 

Schedule

First day: Artists will Check- in at Kidspirit Office & be escorted to the Craft Center. Two groups are planned to keep class sizes small and allow for lots of individual attention. One group will start the morning with ceramics/pottery the other group will begin with 2D and 3D art mediums.

Tie dying t-shirt 1st day, (weather permitting)- Smocks will be provided; however we strongly recommend artists dress in clothes/shoes that can get soiled.

Daily: At 10am the groups will have a short break. Artists may bring a daily snack & beverage that may be enjoyed during the break. After break the groups will switch to the other studio.

 

Second day & Beyond: 

Artists will head directly to their 1st rotation studio & sign-in with the instructor.

Please arrive on time…We want the young artists to have as much time as possible to create & work. Introductory instructions happen in the 1st part of the session.

Departure: Students will be dismissed at 12:30pm daily. 

Dress Accordingly: Each young artist will be working with a wide variety of materials, some of which may stain clothing. Please have artists dress accordingly or bring a smock. Some aprons are available on site. (White shoes & clothes not recommended.)

 

For more Details visit the OSU Craft Center, Student Experience Center (basement level),  541-737-2937 

Hours of Operation:  M-1pm-10pm and Sa/Su 11-5pm.