Coburn Art Gallery to Hold Summer Art Camps

Coburn Art Gallery to Hold Summer Art Camps

4/9/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Art Gallery on the Ashland University campus will hold Summer Art Camps that will offer two one-week sessions and several one-day art experiences during the summer.

Students ages 4 to 12 will learn how to use a variety of media and experience activities including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture during these art camps. They will develop a cultural appreciation and aesthetic awareness as they explore different art forms as well as develop their own talent for self-expression.

Art Camp Session 1 is titled “Sculpture - Exploring the 3-D World” and these activities will include investigative practices in materials, mask building, clay work and environmental art on June 22-26 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Art Camp Session 2 is titled “The Landscape - Painting and Photography” and these activities will include plein aire painting, exploration of painting methods and seeing the landscape through a lens on July 13-17 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Summer Art Camp sessions are for ages 7 to 12 and the camp ratio will be 1:7. These sessions are $60 per child and all materials are provided.

Summer Art Days for younger artists ages 4 to 6 years old will be held on June 18 and titled “Minion Picassos’ - Exploring the World of Robots” and on July 23 and titled “WOOF! Animals in Art - Exploring Animal Creations.” Each Art Day is from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is $5 per child.

Enrollment for all camps is limited, and registration and payment is due prior to the class date. For more information or to register your child for summer art activities, call 419.289.5652 or email coburngallery@ashland.edu.

Ashland University 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. ###