AVA’s Art Camp offers weeklong in-depth classes led by professional artists that cover a range of topics in 2-D and 3-D art. A variety of age-appropriate classes (ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11), each with a different focus, are offered throughout the months of June and July.
AVA Art Camp is held at the Ireland Fine Arts Center located at Baylor School in Chattanooga. Enrollment is limited to 15 participants per session. Early registration is encouraged to ensure space in the program of your choice. Lunch and drinks will be provided. Bring an afternoon snack for full day programs Pre-registration is necessary.
Session 1/June 3 - 7
Expressions and Impressions/Ages 10-11
Eric Keller/Dennis Palmer
Students will learn about the magic of color, collage, painting, and found object sculpture.
Session 2/June 10-14
It’s All About Me/Ages 8-9
Sarah Cardillo Nichols/Stacey Alverson
Participants will learn about color and composition through a series of hands on projects focused on self-exploration.
Session 3/June 17-21
Wild Things/Ages 6-7
Sarah Cardillo Nichols/Doug Boals
Using cardboard boxes and brightly colored paint, children will create animal totems. Students will explore found sculpture, various painting experiments, and printmaking.
Session 4/June 24-28/ 9 am - noon
Mini Masters/Ages 4-5
This session will introduce children to the fundamentals of the visual language, such as line, color and shape. Participants will get a chance to create their very own masterpieces.
Session 5/July 8-12
Picture This/Ages 10-11
Kimerlen Moore/Jake Kelly
Using painting, collage, and printmaking techniques, children will explore the art of portraits as well as create stories through visual art.
Session 6/July 15-19
Don’t Fence Me In/Ages 8-9
Kimerlen Moore/Dennis Palmer
Utilizing printmaking and painting techniques, participants will learn about color and composition by illustrating their imagination.
Session 7/July 22-26
Creature Features/Ages 6-7
Dennis Palmer/Maria Cardillo
Using paint, sculpture, and collage, students will use their imagination to create unique creatures and tell a story through art.
Full Day Programs: $235 (non-AVA members) | $185 (AVA members)
Half Day Programs (4&5 years): $115 (Non-AVA members) | $95 (AVA members)
For more information about AVA Arts, please visit www.avarts.org
Register online at http://www.baylorschool.org/summer or www.avarts.org/artcamp or contact AVA’s Director of Programs, Lauren Goforth, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423.265.4282 ext.105 for more information.