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Summer Art Camps

Summer Camps are back for the 2024 season! If camps are posted as sold out, please feel free to email me if you would like to be placed on the wait-list. Here are the details for this year's camps: 

 

Elementary Art Camp (Grades K-5th) June 17th-21st: SOLD OUT

  • Monday: Gel Block Printmaking Workshop: Students will use gel blocks, acrylic paints, papers, and a variety of other materials to create unique gel prints on paper.

  • Tuesday: Laura Owens Reverse Coloring Book Mixed Media Boards: Students will study the works of artist Laura Owens and create mixed media compositions using a combination of reverse-coloring book pages, inks, markers, paints, yarn, collage papers, and fabrics on canvas.

  • Wednesday: Jean Arp Wire and Clay Sculptures: Students will study the works of Surrealist artist Jean Arp, sketch up designs for their sculpture, and assemble and sculpt surrealism-based works using wire under forms and clay. 

  • Thursday: African Textile Art & Wallhangers: Students will study textile arts from various African nations and tribes and create a decorative and patterned wall hanger using yarn, wood, and markers. 

  • Friday: Camp at the Nasher Sculpture Center Featuring Sarah Sze: Students will tour the exhibition featuring the works of artist Sarah Sze, and tour the permanent collection after their gallery talk and activity. Campers will use photos, papers, tape, and wire to create freeform sculptures. Camp will take place at the museum from 1:00-3:00pm. 

 

Middle & High School Art Camp I (Grades 6-12) (July 7th-July 12th): SOLD OUT

  • Monday: Woodburning Workshop: Students will learn the basics of woodburning, including drawing, shading, and texturizing techniques. Students will create compositions on basswood plaques. 

  • Tuesday: Chihuly-Inspired Hanging Sculptures: Students will study the works of artist David Chihuly and create cascading hanging sculptures using wire, plastic, hot glue, and paints. 

  • Wednesday: Altered Canvases: Students will be given a canvas that has a unique alteration to it. Each canvas will be different and have a surprise twist to it in which students must use their creativity to incorporate the feature of the canvas into an overall composition using acrylic paints and acrylic mediums.  

  • Thursday: Pantyhose Sculptures: Students will study surrealism sculpture masters, and then sketch out a design for their piece. Students will then create freeform and abstract sculptures using woodblocks, wire, pantyhose, spray paints, Posca markers, and acrylics. 

  • Friday: Camp at the Nasher Sculpture Center Featuring Sarah Sze: Students will tour the exhibition featuring the works of artist Sarah Sze, and tour the permanent collection after their gallery talk and activity. Campers will use photos, papers, tape, and wire to create freeform sculptures. Camp will take place at the museum from 1:00-3:00pm. 

Middle & High School Camp II (Grades 6-12) (July 22nd-July 26th): SOLD OUT

  • Monday: Woodburning Workshop: Students will learn the basics of woodburning, including drawing, shading, and texturizing techniques. Students will create compositions on basswood plaques. 

  • Tuesday: Chihuly-Inspired Hanging Sculptures: Students will study the works of artist David Chihuly and create cascading hanging sculptures using wire, plastic, hot glue, and paints. 

  • Wednesday: Altered Canvases: Students will be given a canvas that has a unique alteration to it. Each canvas will be different and have a surprise twist to it in which students must use their creativity to incorporate the feature of the canvas into an overall composition using acrylic paints and acrylic mediums.  

  • Thursday: Pantyhose Sculptures: Students will study surrealism sculpture masters, and then sketch out a design for their piece. Students will then create freeform and abstract sculptures using woodblocks, wire, pantyhose, spray paints, Posca markers, and acrylics. 

  • Friday: Camp at the Nasher Sculpture Center Featuring Sarah Sze: Students will tour the exhibition featuring the works of artist Sarah Sze, and tour the permanent collection after their gallery talk and activity. Campers will use photos, papers, tape, and wire to create freeform sculptures. Camp will take place at the museum from 1:00-3:00pm. 

All camps will take place from 9:00am-12:00pm Monday-Thursday in the studio, and from 1:00-3:00pm at The Nasher Sculpture Center. Camp spots are sold as first come, first serve. Maximum camp capacity is 4 students per camp. After a parent requests a spot in the camp, a registration form will be sent to the parent immediately. Camp tuition payment is due April 30th. Camp placement is NOT guaranteed without payment. Tuition is $275.00 per student. All supplies, exhibition tickets, snacks, and drinks are included. Payments may be made via Venmo, Zelle, Cash, or Check. Parents are responsible for bringing their child to the studio at 9:00am and picking up their child from the studio each day at 12:00pm at the studio Monday-Thursday. Parents must also drop off their child at The Nasher Sculpture Center at 1:00pm and pick them up at 3:00pm on Friday (the final day for all three camps).

If you would like to register, please email laneartstudios@gmail.com to request a registration form. Camp placements are first come, first serve. 

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