Listing: art camps


Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:14 p.m.

Paper Play: Using found objects, paper materials, and non-toxic art supplies, students are led through a comprehensive project to transform an ordinary space into one realized from the fiction, fantasy and play of the collective group. Dedicated art teachers, art students, and master artists help students become fearless creators using their own imagination through guided, skill-building fun. Each session ends with a student art exhibition attended by parents and friends.

Dates: June 24-28 or July 8-12.

Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ages: 9-14.

Cost: $175/week, includes art supplies and sketch book.

Location: Peaceful Paths Education and Training Center, 2100 NW 53rd Ave., Suite A, Gainesville.

Contact: Patrick Grigsby at 226-7598 or create@paperplay.us.

P.K. Yonge Fine Arts Summer Camp: Campers explore a variety of artists and art mediums. At the end of each week, campers celebrate by hanging an art show in the Blue Wave Gallery. Activities include printmaking, bookmaking, drawing, painting, collage, clay, photography, collaborative art making and innovative art activities.

Dates: June 10-14, June 17-21 and June 24-28.

Hours: 8 a.m.-noon.

Ages: Incoming third- to eighth-graders.

Cost: $125/week.

Location: P.K. Yonge.

Contact: Susan Johnson at 213-7746 or sijohnson@pky.ufl.edu.

Harn Museum of Art Summer Camps: Students enjoy gallery explorations and fun art-making projects using a variety of materials in small classes taught by well-qualified art instructors. One-week camps provide many opportunities to be creative and learn about art.

Dates: Weekly from June 10-Aug. 9. Options include "Self-portraits: Faces and Figures," "The Art of Nature," "Horsing Around with Art," "FUN-tastic Figures in Art," "Dynomite Digital Photography," "Animation Creation," "Art of Asia," "Build It, Shape It, Sculpt It," "Printmaking: Color, Line and Shape," " Color Theory: How to Mix Colors and Why it Matters to Artists," "African Art: Yesterday and Today," "Harn Museum: Where Art and Geometry Meet!," "Artists Drawing Inspiration from Music" and "Recyclable and Reusable Art."

Hours: 9 a.m.-noon (morning session) or 1-4 p.m. (afternoon session).

Ages: 7-10.

Cost: $140 (9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.) or $280 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.). Discounts for Harn members available.

Location: Harn Museum of Art, 1329 Hull Road.

Contact: Lisa Stevens at lstevens@harn.ufl.edu or 392-9826, ext. 2112

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