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

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 ( 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.                                                                                ###