Ashland University Coburn Art Gallery to Hold Summer Art Camp

Ashland University Coburn Art Gallery to Hold Summer Art Camp

4/18/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Art Gallery on the Ashland University campus will hold a Summer Art Camp, which offers two one-week sessions and several one-day art experiences throughout this summer.

Students in a variety of ages will learn how to use many art media and experience activities including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture. They will develop a cultural appreciation and aesthetic awareness as they explore different art forms as well as developing their own talent for self-expression.

The Summer Art Camp sessions are $65 per child and the camps are open to those ages 8 to 16. All materials are provided and the camp ratio is 1:7.

Session 1 of the Art Camp, titled “Digital Dynamics,” will include activities such as investigative practices in photography, video, film and Photoshop from June 13 to 17 from 9 am to 12 noon.

Session 2 of the Art Camp runs from July 11 to 15 and it is titled “Light and Glow Camp.” Its activities include exploring light through different mediums: painting, sculpture and photography.

Summer Art Days for younger artists are scheduled for:

-- June 23 day titled “Pre-K Picassos” that will allow ages 3-6  to explore painting and collage.

-- Aug. 2 day titled “Buggy Bug,” that will allow ages 4-7 to exploring buggy creations.

Each Art Day is from 10:30 am to 12 noon and is $10 per child.

Enrollment is limited. Registration and payment is due prior to the class date. For more information or to register for the summer art activities, call 419.289.5652 or emailcoburngallery@ashland.edu.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###