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The 2018 Art Academy Summer Art Workshops, sponsored by the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri and Southeast Missouri State University, are fun, engaging, and provide creative learning experiences in a wide variety of media for ages six through adult.



SUMMER ART ACADEMY EXHIBITION
The Summer Art Academy Exhibition will take place at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, located at 16 North Spanish Street, during the month of August. An Opening Reception will be held on August 3rd from 5:00 - 9:00 pm during First Friday with the Arts.


Registration

All the workshops are held in the Southeast Missouri State University Art Studios under the guidance
of experienced and highly qualified master art instructors and art professors. Each instructor will have a Southeast Art Education student assistant. All classes are limited to 15 students.

The Young Potter and Children’s Ceramic student work will be on exhibit for pick up at the Ceramics Studio, 835 Broadway, corner of Pacific and Broadway (behind Howard’s Sporting Goods) on Friday, August 3 from 5-8 p.m.

Student work (other than Children’s Ceramics and Young Potters) will be on exhibit at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri at 16 North Spanish in Cape Girardeau through the month of August. Opening reception will be held August 3, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. Students may pick up their artwork following the exhibit at the Arts Council August 28-September 8, 2018. 



Art Workshops for Ages 6 – 9 ($110.00 per student per class type)
Classes held in the Dobbins River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room 101

ART INTERACTIONS
JUNE 4-8 / 9 A.M.-NOON

Discover how art, math, science, and history work together while having fun creating paintings, prints and sculptures. Instructed by Cristy Crites.

DRAWING WITH IMAGINATION
JUNE 11-15 / 9 A.M.-NOON

Students will use their imagination to enhance their drawings of animals, people and places. Instructed by Brenda Seyer.

COLOR CONNECTION
JUNE 18-22 / 9 A.M.-NOON

Explore how color connects with other disciplines while having fun creating mono prints, paintings and sculptures. Instructed by Andrea Schneider. 

CHILDREN’S CERAMICS
JUNE 25-29 / 9 A.M.-NOON.

In this beginning ceramics class, students will make animals, masks and simple pottery with terra cotta and low fire glazes. Instructed by Benjie Heu Ceramics Studio, 835 Broadway (behind Howard’s Sporting Goods).

PAINTING
JULY 9-13 / 9 A.M.-NOON.

Students will have fun using their imagination and creativity painting, printing and sculpting ideas about the natural world while developing new artistic skills. Instructed by Nikki Heuring.

MAKERSPACE 3D ART
JULY 16-20 / 9 A.M.-NOON

Students will create a variety of relief and in the round sculptures using paper mache and found objects. Instructed by Julie Kinneman. 



Art Workshops for Ages 10 – 15 ($110 per student per class type)
Classes held in the Dobbins River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room 101


FULL STEAM AHEAD
JUNE 4-8 / 1-4 P.M.

Discover the interaction of Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math while having fun creating rain sticks, transportation, solar art and clay speakers. Instructed by Cristy Crites.

DRAWING FROM LIFE
JUNE 11-15 / 1-4 P.M.

Students will use their imagination to expand their drawings from nature, observation or memory. Instructed by Brenda Seyer.

COLOR FUSION
JUNE 18-22 / 1-4 P.M.

Students will explore how color fuses with other disciplines while creating mono prints, paintings, and sculptures using fabric, paint, ink and paper. Instructed by Andrea Schneider.

YOUNG POTTERS
JUNE 25-29 / 1-4 P.M.

Students will operate a potter’s wheel to make pottery including bowls and cups, as well as explore hand building with clay. Instructed by Benjie Heu. Ceramics Studio, 835 Broadway (behind Howard’s Sporting Goods) 

PAINTING AND MIXED MEDIA
JULY 9-13 / 1-4 P.M.

Students will learn to paint using acrylic, ink, watercolor and tempera while experimenting with multilayered materials and painting techniques inspired by art history. Instructed by Nikki Heuring.

3D DESIGN
JULY 16-20 / 1-4 P.M.

Students will experiment, explore, and create sculptural forms using cardboard, newspaper and papermache. Instructed by Julie Kinnaman. 



Art Workshops for Ages 16 to Adult ($80 per person per class type)
Classes held in the River Campus Cultural Arts Center

TEACHER BASKET
JUNE 18-19 / 6-9:30 P.M. / ROOM 034

The teacher basket is the perfect size to carry your planning book and fits a 2” three ring binder with ease. Constructed with reed and completed with a cloth shoulder strap.

3D NEEDLE FELTING
JUNE 20-21 / 6-9:30 P.M. / ROOM 034

Learn needle felting or hone your skills in this fun filled workshop. Take home your own personal needle felting kit along with your finished needle felted object. 

TEXTURED METAL JEWELRY
JUNE 25-26 / 6-9:30 P.M. / ROOM 034

Create textured metal pendants, bracelets or earrings with brass, copper, old coins and beads. Learn simple fabrication techniques such as riveting, doming, metal texturizing and twisted wire. Instructed by Caroline Kahler.

JAPANESE STAB BINDING BOOK
JUNE 27-28 / 6-9:30 P.M. / ROOM 034

Learn the art of Japanese stab binding while creating a lovely finished book using your own personal bone folder, needles and awl for future book constructions. Instructed by Caroline Kahler. 

COLLOGRAPH
JULY 2-3 / 5-9 P.M. / ROOM 035

Experiment and have fun adhering materials to a board as a relief, intaglio or a combination of the two through viscosity printing. Instructed by Blake Sanders.

SCREENPRINTMAKING
JULY 9 & 11 / 3-5 P.M. / ROOM 045

Create a two color postcard edition using a photosensitive screenprinting process. Instructed by Hannah Sanders .

PRODIGIOUS PORTRAITS
JULY 16-17 / 6-9:30 P.M. / ROOM 047

Create larger than life portraits with charcoal focusing on proportion and facial structures. Participants should bring a detailed 8”x10” portrait photocopy. Instructed by Josh Newth.