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SUMMER 2016 SUMMER CAMPS

CAMP: Words can Dance!

INSTRUCTOR: Susan L. Wiesner

AGES: 5-8

DESCRIPTION: For kids who love to wiggle, jiggle, and jive. This class for ‘littles’ will work on learning to move in response to stories. Each day a different storybook will be read and inspire movement. I will bring a book and the kids can bring one, too. Join Dr. Seuss, Mercer Meyer, Froggy, and other authors and characters in this exploration of words and movement.

DATES/TIMES: M-F 10:30-12:30, August 1-August 5

LOCATION: Studio 20

COST: $175, Check payable to Susan L. Wiesner

CONTACT: Susan L. Wiesner, rangeofmotion.va@gmail.com, 678-362-1340

CAMP: Mud Masterpieces Pottery Camp!

INSTRUCTOR: Rebekah Wostrel

AGES: 4-7

DESCRIPTION: For kids who love to get dirty and use their hands! Campers will have fun drawing and painting on clay and creating colorful pottery and sculpture while learning a variety of building techniques (including wheel-throwing). We’ll look at lots of art, meet other working McGuffey artists and have some creative, inspirational outdoor play/work each day! Other media may include mosaics, paper-mache and plaster. All materials are non-toxic and food-safe.

DATES/TIMES: 

Session 1: May 30-June 3, M-F 10:30-12:30

Session 2: June 6-June10, M-F 10:30-12:30

LOCATION: Studio 6

COST: $185, Check payable to Rebekah Wostrel

CONTACT: Rebekah Wostrel, rawostrel@gmail.com, 434.333.0420

CAMP: Party Time Pottery! Clay Camp

INSTRUCTOR: Rebekah Wostrel

AGES: 7-11

DESCRIPTION: It’s time for a POTTERY PARTY! Kids will make a variety of fun, colorful, party-themed projects such as ice cream goblets, cake plates, cupcake jars, luminarias, noise-makers, masks, party hats and more! Students will create with clay as well as explore other media such as mosaics, paper-mache and plaster. Camp culminates in a party for campers to celebrate their art making and put their pots to good use! All materials are non-toxic and food-safe.

DATES/TIMES: 

Session 1:  June 13-17, M-F 10:30-12:30

Session 2: June 20 -24, M-F 10:30-12:30

LOCATION: Studio 6

COST INCLUDING WHO TO MAKE CHECK OUT TO: $185 Check payable to Rebekah Wostrel

CONTACT INFO: Rebekah Wostrel, rawostrel@gmail.com, 434.333.0420

Summer Art Camp with Lee Alter

INSTRUCTOR: Lee Alter

AGES: 3 and up

DESCRIPTION: We work with watercolor, graphite, and collage and have something special to do each day.

DATES/TIMES:  

Session 1: June 20-24, M-F 10-12:30

Session 2: June 27-July 1, M-F 10-12:30

Session 3: July 4-July 8, M-F 10-12:30

Session 4: July 11-15, M-F 10-12:30

Session 5: July 18-July 22, M-F 10-12:30

Session 6: July 25-July 29, M-F 10-12:30

Session 7: August- August 5, M-F 10-12:30

Session 8: August 8-August 12, M-F 10-12:30

LOCATION: Studio 6 (Basement, Park side)

COST: $250 per session, payable to Lee Alter

CONTACT INFO: Lee Alter, 434-963-0540, leealter@mac.com

Pathfinder’s art and nature camp

INSTRUCTOR: NInni Baeckström

AGES: 7-15 years old (see dates for age specifics)

DESCRIPTION: Pathfinder’s is a small camp with room for 8 children and lots of individual attention and time for explorative work. Children will sculpt, paint, create mosaics, hike, swim, and make nature installations. Camp is based out of the McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville with daily field trips to nature areas. 

DATES/TIMES: all camps meet Monday-Friday 9:00 am-3:00pm 

June 13-17 for age 9-15,

June 20-24 for age 7-12

June 27 to July 1 for age 9-15 

LOCATION: The McGuffey Art Center studio #22

COST: $295/ week, Check payable to Ninni Baeckstrom

CONTACT: Ninni Baeckström, kreativskulptur@hotmail.com, (434) 882-1589, ninnibaeckstrom.com

CAMP: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

INSTRUCTOR: Susan Northington

AGES: K-6th grade

DESCRIPTION: An art camp unlike any other. Create! Laugh! Enjoy! A week filled with creating fun stuff. Watercolors, acrylics, collage, jewelry, journals, yoga and more. Girls are to bring a snack, water bottle and lunch. All supplies are included and space is limited.

DATES/TIMES: Camp day is 9-3:30

June 6- June 10

June 13-June 17

June 20-June 24

June 27-July 1

July 4-8

July 11-15 

LOCATION: Studio 5

COST: $295 per camp week, Check payable to Susan Northington Art

CONTACT: SusanNorthingtonArt@gmail.com

CAMP: Drawing For Teens: Working Large & Bold

INSTRUCTOR: John A. Hancock

AGES: High School aged teens (14 yrs+)

DESCRIPTION: Students will explore traditional techniques and contemporary strategies for creating challenging and potentially surprising drawings working with wet and/or dry media on a large format and/or with un-expected materials. We may take advantage of current exhibitions on the downtown mall. The instructor has almost 30 years experience working instructing HS and college students. This is a good class for students wanting to create a piece for college and art/design portfolios. All supplies provided except for a small sketchpad.

DATES: Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00pm, June 20-June 24

LOCATION: Starnes classroom, McGuffey Art Center 

COST: $179, Check, credit or debit cards to McGuffey Art Center

CONTACT: (McGuffey registration) 434-295-7973 or (John A. Hancock for info) 434-939-7445, www.johnahancock.com/classes.html, johnahancock@ntelos.net

CAMP: Drawing For Teens: Telling a Story!

INSTRUCTOR: John A. Hancock

AGES: High School aged teens (14 yrs+)

DESCRIPTION: Students will explore traditional techniques and contemporary strategies for creating challenging and potentially surprising drawings working with wet and/or dry media on a large format and/or with un-expected materials. We may take advantage of current exhibitions on the downtown mall. The instructor has almost 30 years experience working instructing HS and college students. This is a good class for students wanting to create a piece for college and art/design portfolios. All supplies provided except for a small sketchpad.

DATES/TIMES: Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00pm, June 27-July 1 

LOCATION: Starnes classroom, McGuffey Art Center 

COST: $179, Check, credit or debit cards to McGuffey Art Center

CONTACT: (McGuffey registration) 434-295-7973 or (John A. Hancock for info) 434-939-7445, www.johnahancock.com/classes.html, johnahancock@ntelos.net

CAMP: Drawing For Teens: Creating Images With Texture

INSTRUCTOR: John A. Hancock

AGES: High School aged teens (14 yrs+)

DESCRIPTION: We will explore traditional techniques and contemporary strategies for creating challenging and potentially surprising drawings using perceived, found, and created Texture. Working with wet and/or dry media on large and un-expected surfaces and formats, we may take advantage of the use of text (lots of words) as a visual texture element. This is a good class for students wanting to create a piece for college and art/design portfolios. All supplies provided, except a small sketchpad.

DATES/TIMES: Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00pm, July 11-July 14

LOCATION: Crozet Arts

COST: $179 + $6 registration fee, contact the instructor for more information

CONTACT: John A. Hancock 434-939-7445, www.johnahancock.com/classes.html, johnahancock@ntelos.net

CAMP: Drawing and Oil Painting

INSTRUCTOR: Renee Balfour

AGES: 6 to 17

DESCRIPTION:  This class will study basic drawing concepts that will be applied to creating strong compositions in painting. Students will explore the versatility of oil paint while learning concepts and techniques that they will be encouraged to incorporate into their own work. Projects will include still life, landscape, trompe l’oiel and animal paintings.

DATES/TIMES: M-F, all classes are from 9:00am-1:00pm

June 27-July 1

July 5-July 8

July 18-July 22

July 25-July 29

August 8-August 12

LOCATION:   Studio 24 McGuffey Art Center

COST: $350 All Materials included, Register and make payments to McGuffey Art Center

CONTACT: Renee Balfour, reneebalfour@ymail.com, 434-960-5115

CAMP: THREE DIMENSIONAL PAINTING

INSTRUCTOR: Renee Balfour 

AGES: 7 to 17

DESCRIPTION:  Emphasis will be placed on the discovery of sculptural concepts through the construction of a series of sculpture projects using various materials including, wood, cardboard, paper, wire and mixed media. Students will explore color application and painting techniques as it relates to a three-dimensional surface while developing a better understanding of tools and materials.

DATES/TIMES: M-F, all classes are from 9:00am-1:00pm

June 6-June 10

July 11-July 15

LOCATION: Starnes classroom, McGuffey Art Center

COST: $350, All Materials included, Register and make payments to McGuffey Art Center

CONTACT: Renee Balfour, reneebalfour@ymail.com, 434-960-5115

CAMP: McGuffey Art Extravaganza 

INSTRUCTORS: Renee Balfour, Charlene Cross, Brielle DuFlon, Jane Skafte and Vee Oswald

AGES: 7 to 17

DESCRIPTION: Explore 5 different mediums with five outstanding McGuffey artists. Students will spend each day working with a different artist exploring a different medium and completing a project. Come and work in a broad range of disciplines while learning from some of McGuffeys’ best:

-Renee Balfour – Oil Painting

-Charlene Cross – Jewelry, 

-Brielle Duflon- Collage and bookmaking

-Jane Skafte – Textile  

-Vee Oswald – Stained Glass

DATES: M-F 9:00am-1:00pm, August 1-August 5

LOCATION: McGuffey Art Center

COST: $350 All materials included, Make checks payable to McGuffey Art Center

CONTACT: For a detailed project listing contact Renee Balfour, reneebalfour@ymail.com, 434-960-5115