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Art Adventures Camp: August 10–11, 2020

Location: 203, Center for the Arts, UW-La Crosse
For kids entering grades 6–9 in the fall.

Choose your own adventure with UW-La Crosse's Art Adventures Camp for kids entering grades 6–9 in the fall. Choose up to 4 different sessions. Learn, explore and create in the University's art education studio!

Young artists will be exposed to an array of artistic practices and media techniques while developing their studio practices and art authorship. All art materials for the sessions will be provided. Choose from: 

  • Art to Change the World
  • Form Follows Function
  • Multiples and Methods Mania
  • Painting with Beeswax and Pigments

Monday, August 10, 2020: Designer Studio

Session 1: 8:15–11:45 a.m.
Art to Change the World

Explore how ideas imbued in art can influence. You will design your own series of buttons and sticker to champion an important idea for world change. 

Session 2: 12:30–4 p.m.
Form Follows Function

Explore how objects are designed for functional use. You will design your own series of objects for use at home utilizing an array of materials such as clay, fabric and cardboard.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020: Artist Studio

Session 3: 8:15–11:45 a.m.
Multiples and Methods Mania

Engage in traditional artist studio processes to devise printed images using Gelli printing techniques. Your resulting prints can be stand-alone artworks or they can be used in the afternoon session and embedded into Encaustic works using beeswax and pigments.

Session 4: 12:30–4 p.m.
Painting with Beeswax & Pigments

You will work with a guest Encaustic artist, Carissa Brudos, to explore ancient and contemporary techniques in Encaustic (painting with beeswax and pigments). You may choose to incorporate prints made in the morning sessions or you can try something completely new.