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Pre-College Summer Art Program   

PSAD’s Pre-College Summer Art Program for high school students is a two-week studio experience in our world-class studios at 919 Madison Street and 905 Harrison Street. All materials are included in the $185 tuition fee, with lunch available for purchase from the Kitchens Café located onsite. Students will take home finished works in each discipline. The program is limited to 18 students, with 9 students per class to maintain social distancing and studio seating capacities. Masks will be required. Morning and afternoon schedules may vary according to enrollment numbers, but morning and afternoon meeting times will remain the same regardless.

Students will take both classes each week, either in the morning or afternoon session. Students who register for the Pre-College Summer Art Program, and ultimately enroll in college classes at PSAD, will receive a WKCTC tuition scholarship during their first semester for one 3 credit hour art class for unmet financial need after all other aid is applied

Week one July 11-15

Screenprinting - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. • 2D and Graphic Design Building • 905 Harrison Street
Instructor: Erich Neitzke, PSAD Adjunct Printmaking Instructor
This class introduces students to the basics of screenprinting as a fine arts medium. Students will learn to prepare images using hand or digital positives, coat screens,register, and print multiple color images.

Oil Painting - 9 am - 12pm  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. • 2D and Graphic Design Building • 905 Harrison Street
Instructor: Tanya Neitzke, PSAD Painting Instructor
Students will learn wet-on-wet as well as overglazing techniques working from still life arrangements and photographs. Course work will also cover basic color theory, how to mix color, and how to set up the palette..

Week Two July 18-22

Etching - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  • PSAD Sculpture Building  • 905 Harrison Street                            Instructor: Erich Neitzke                                                                                                                                            This class introduces students to the basics of intaglio print making, exploring both drypoint and etching techniques on copper plates.  Students will produce finished fine art prints.

Scupture - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  • PSAD Sculpture Building  • 919 Madison Street                                            Instructor: Evin Dubois, PSAD sculpture instructor Through the investigation of form and space, students will apply the conceptual principles of 3D design to create a variety of objects that communicate ideas and imply narratives. Traditional and mixed media will be explored through plaster, wood, and metal.

FRIDAY, JULY 22   4 pm - 5pm Parent and Family Open House:
Participants will share their experiences and their work with friends and family at 905 Harrison Street.

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