ArtQuest 2017

A Summer Adventure in Art

 Classes for ages 8-12

ArtQuest will stimulate interest and increase knowledge in art. Programs are planned and taught by TVAA educators and artists. Students will build skills and develop creativity and their personal style.

Dates & Times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 10 - 13

Ages: 8-12 years old

Classes: 

3D Exploration
Instructor: Barb Hendricks

Students will study three-dimensional art and create their own works using a variety of medium including pottery, mobile, papier- mâché, and wire sculpture. To enrich and enhance our own creations, the class will explore the work of 3-D artists such as Calder, Picasso, and Giacometti.

Barb Hendricks is a practicing artist with a particular love of printmaking. Sje has enjoyed teaching elementary art throughout her adult life. She was the volunteer art teacher for G. W. Trenholm Primary School in Tuscumbia and is currently a lead teacher with the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art’s Educational Outreach Program teaching art in regional schools with follow-up installations of the children’s work at the Museum. Barb has also taught art for the TVMA’s summer art and steAm camps.

2D Adventures
Instructor: Pam Wright

This class will examine methods of producing two-dimensional art using oil pastel, resist, collage, and colored pencil. Students will create a four-paneled work of art using combinations of these different media. They will also discover "Amate" (a Mexican style of painting on bark), and create a bark painting using tempera and ink.

Pam Wright holds a BA in Art Education and MA in Child Development from Western KY University. She has taught at Bowling Green Jr. College; Woodmont Christian School, and the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art’s Educational Outreach Program in regional schools with follow-up installations of the children’s work at the TVMA. Pam has also been an instructor for the Museum’s former Art and summer steAm Camps. She is a free-lance calligrapher, painter, and designer.

The Wonders of Watermedia
Instructor: Jaceena Shepard


A variety of water media techniques will be investigated. Students will learn the elements of design using water-based paint and create their own watercolor paintings.

Jaceena Shepard is an accomplished artist whose paintings and prints are in collections locally and nationally. Her artwork is the result of extensive training and years of professional experience. She continues to attend professional watercolor workshops taught by nationally acclaimed artists. She exhibits at Juried Fine Art and Museum Exhibitions and has received several National awards. Jaceena has taught Art and steAm camp classes at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art for a number of years.

Fees:

• TVAA Members: $165 (Family/Friend level or above) • Non-Members: $195 All art supplies are included.

Registration:

• Enrollment is rolling until classes are filled with a maximum of 15 students. Registration is complete when registration form, waiver of liability & full-payment have been received.

Other info:

• ArtQuest fees are NON-REFUNDABLE after June 26, 2017.

• ArtQuest classes begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Do not drop your child off before 9:50 a.m.

• Parent or approved adult must sign students in and out. 

• An exhibition of student work will be open to friends, family and the public Thursday, July 11 from 4:00 - 4:30.

Dress Code:
• Please dress for mess.
• Closed-toed shoes are required for safety: no flip-flops or sandals.

Lunch:

• Students should bring lunch and a snack. Refrigeration is available. Label your child’s full name clearly.

Student Behavior:

I understand my child must abide by the codes of conduct established by the program staff. The Art Association reserves the right to dismiss a child from class due to disruption behavior including but not limited to verbal and physical aggression against staff or other participants, failure to follow safety or program instructions, and any other behavior that interferes with the learning process for participants. A child’s dismissal will be at the discretion of the director of the Art Association. If a child is dismissed from camp, there be no refund.

Camp Questions? 256.383.0533. 

 

To Register for this Class:

Mail-In Form

 

Class for ages 13-16

Still Life and Value

If you are a serious-minded young artist, this three-day study in charcoal and pastel is for you.

Ages: 13 – 16 years of age
Dates: Monday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time: 10 – noon
Cost: $100 - TVAA Members (Family/Friend level and above)

$125 - Non TVAA Member Class is limited to 10 students.

Course Description: This course is a survey of basic academic drawing and includes the study of value, composition and eye-hand coordination. Participants will use charcoal and pastel to create a still life and learn to use a grid to draw portraits.

Instructor: Martha Carpenter

Martha Carpenter is a professional portrait artist whose career includes private and corporate portrait commissions. She is a graduate of the Alabama School of the Fine Arts in Birmingham and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Western Kentucky with supplemental studies through the Kentucky Institute for European Studies in Bregenz, Austria. Her paintings have been exhibited at the Centre International D'Art Contemporain in Paris, France, among others. Her work is marketed nationwide through galleries, agencies and private exhibitions.

Registration:

• Enrollment continues until the class is filled with a maximum of 10 students.
(Registration is complete when registration form, waiver of liability & full-payment have been received.)

Refunds:

• Camp fees are NON-REFUNDABLE after June 26, 2017.

Daily Schedule:

• ArtQuest classes begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Do not drop your child off before 9:50 a.m.

Student Behavior:

I understand my child must abide by the codes of conduct established by the program staff. The Art Association reserves the right to dismiss a child from class due to disruption behavior including but not limited to verbal and physical aggression against staff or other participants, failure to follow safety or program instructions, and any other behavior that interferes with the learning process for participants. A child’s dismissal will be at the discretion of the director of the Art Association. If a child is dismissed from camp, there be no refund. 

 

To Register for this Class:

Mail-In Form


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