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Saturdays, Mar 7 - Apr 4 | 1-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/CS-CHILD-2185
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Students go on safari in Providence as they visit RISD's Edna Lawrence Nature Lab and the RISD Museum in search of animals, creatures, plants and other elements of the natural world. They then use the visual forms and artworks they’ve discovered as inspiration for a variety of creative projects. In the process, they build basic art and design skills, and develop natural science awareness.


Instructor
  • Name: Barbara Voccola (Bio)
Course Details

Saturdays, Apr 18 - May 16 | 9am-12pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/CS-CHILD-3766
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

This course is a fun (and fundamental) introduction to drawing and sketching. Assignments include still lifes, landscapes, portraits -- basically drawing anything and everything. Students develop confidence with pencil, pen and ink, felt-tip marker and charcoal and gain exposure to the "stuff" of the art world with a visit to the RISD Museum.


Instructor
  • Name: CJ Guilfoyle (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Feb 17 - 21 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/CW-CAMP-3239 ( Class has Started )
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $15


Description

Art is in abundance all around us -- especially in the natural surroundings found at Tillinghast Place in Barrington, RI. In this week-long camp, young artists will explore concepts of abundance and conservation in our surroundings and in our culture, and will create 2D and 3D artwork inspired by nature. Model and mold making, as well as traditional block printing, will allow students to create multiple reproductions of their own designs. Throughout the week, students will use an abundance of creativity while exploring a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional design and artmaking techniques.


Instructor
  • Name: Cheryl Johnson (Bio)
Course Details

Saturdays, Mar 7 - Apr 4 | 9am-12pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/CS-CHILD-1267
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Join us for a creative journey through time where we explore ideas, art and artifacts from the past to design and create for the future. While on their expedition, students view artworks, objects and inventions from a variety of eras, places and cultures to gain inspiration for their own designs. Using a wide range of materials, projects entail art- and design-related challenges to develop creative thinking and problem solving.


Instructor
  • Name: Tiffany Mendez (Bio)
Course Details

Saturdays, Apr 18 - May 16 | 1-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2020/CS-CHILD-1266
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

The art studio is where artmaking happens! Students are introduced to a variety of art media and basic art concepts, processes and skills. Drawing, painting, printmaking and constructing in 3D all combine to develop your young artist's imagination and expand their sensory awareness. Trips to the RISD Museum and the Nature Lab provide inspiration for studio projects.


Instructor
  • Name: Barbara Voccola (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Apr 13 - 17 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/CS-CAMP-3246
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $15


Description

Here Comes the Sun is a dynamic week during which students learn important artistic skills, explore their imaginations and share their creations. This course is a celebration of the sun and the life it brings. While learning about painting, sculpture, photography and costume making, students make their own sundials, sculpt giant flowers, build faux stained-glass mobiles, craft bug and critter costumes from their imaginations, and create cyanotypes outdoors using natural materials.


Instructor
  • Name: Cheryl Johnson (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Apr 20 - 24 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/CS-CAMP-3246-02
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $15


Description

Here Comes the Sun is a dynamic week during which students learn important artistic skills, explore their imaginations and share their creations. This course is a celebration of the sun and the life it brings. While learning about painting, sculpture, photography and costume making, students make their own sundials, sculpt giant flowers, build faux stained-glass mobiles, craft bug and critter costumes from their imaginations, and create cyanotypes outdoors using natural materials.


Instructor
  • Name: Steven Hayes (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jun 15 - 19 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/SE-CAMP-1470
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $10


Description

In this camp, young artists capture the power of the summer breeze at Tillinghast Place in Barrington, RI. Designing kites, whirligigs, windmills, kinetic sculptures, and chimes, students immerse themselves in the art-making process while having fun creating and collaborating with others. This camp combines artistic design, outdoor adventure, engineering and fun!


Instructor
  • Name: Cheryl Johnson (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jun 22 - 26 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/SE-CAMP-1472
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $10


Description

This camp offers an exploration of the mythological creatures that inhabit our imagination and -- who knows? -- our local environment, too! From mermaids to Moby Dick, from the giant squid to the unicorned narwhal, sea creatures have long animated local legends. Close encounters, wild descriptions and the power of creativity have inspired artists to bring these creatures to life throughout time. In this camp, artists will use painting, drawing, printing, sculpture and mixed media to convince viewers that the creatures in the depths of Narragansett Bay really ARE real!


Instructor
  • Name: Donald Chabot (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 20 - 24 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | Tillinghast Place | 2020/SE-CAMP-1474
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $10


Description

There it is, just over the horizon: an idea just waiting to be turned into a visual reality! That is what happens in this spontaneous, zany and thought-provoking course that combines artmaking, playing and being a kid. Budding artists will tackle an idea under the watchful eyes of experienced arts educators, who will help them sort out good, better and best solutions for their exciting and formative projects. Working individually and in small groups, they will draw, sculpt and build as they design a group show for their families.


Instructor
  • Name: Patricia Huntington (Bio)