Date(s) - 07/31/2017 - 08/04/2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Week 10 | July 31 – August 4 | Kehinde Wiley
American painter Kehinde Wiley creates large-scale photorealistic portraits often depicting young African-American subjects in heroic poses. His works frequently fuse together bright colors, patterns and art history. Whole Foods Market will provide free healthy snacks for all summer camps.
- Grades K-1 | Kiddie Classics | Kelly Smith
Young artists will study classic paintings and reimagine them in fun ways just like contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley. Children will dress up as characters from classic paintings, act out the paintings’ events and learn to critically look at an art piece. They’ll also learn printmaking and sculpting skills. Combining art history and contemporary art has never been more fun!
- Grades K-1 | Portrait Perfect | Autumn Brown
Your camper will have a blast trying out all the different ways they can paint, draw, print and build portraits using repetition and shapes. Using a variety of techniques and mediums, campers will explore how to create portraits and self-portraits. This camp will encourage their imaginations, grow their art skills and make for a picture-perfect week!
- Grades 2-4 | Costume Design | Dayna Brown
Students will learn the elements of costume design, including color families, period, texture and character traits. Campers will master the basics of sewing, building patterns and choosing color-altering clothes. They’ll build a unique costume to wear at the Costume Design Fashion Show in Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase!
- Grades 2-4 | All the World’s a Stage: Performance Art | Tayler Daniels
To camp or not to camp …TO CAMP! This active performance-art camp will teach young thespians how to work together to create and execute a skit. They’ll build props and exercise vocal and performance skills all while having a blast! On Friday, campers will act out their skit for family and friends at the Camp Contemporary Showcase.
- Grades 5-6 | Hip Hop | Angel Little and Song Kimpton
The Foundations of Hip Hop program is created to educate and empower the culture of hip hop and its primary elements. Participants will engage in the elements of graffiti, DJ-ing, MC-ing and Breaking, as well as learn the dependency between each one. This class offers a basic introduction to the history and inspirations of the culture. It also provides an environment that supports community encouragement, critical understanding and self-motivation.
- Teen: Grades 7-9 | Clay Sculpting | Perla Carreon
Join us this week to learn the fundamentals of creating with clay. Students will put their creative minds to work and make an original clay piece using hand building, sculpting techniques and alternative surface finish processes. They’ll take home an art piece they’ll be proud of and that’s guaranteed to impress!
For more information: 405-951-0000