Southeast Announces Lineup for 2019 Summer Art Workshops at River Campus

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The Southeast Missouri State University Art Academy workshops will be held this summer offering engaging and creative learning experiences in a wide variety of media for ages 6- 15.

The workshops will be held in the Southeast Missouri State University Art Studios, under the guidance of highly qualified master art instructors and art professors with the assistance of Southeast art education students. Classes are limited to 15 students.

“The summer Art Academy offers youth the opportunities to develop their personal artistic skills and ideas through creative problem-solving, visual thinking and critical thinking strategies,” said Carol Horst, art education instructor at Southeast. “The Art Academy allows students to explore their artistic abilities in a creative and supportive environment with qualified art professionals.”

The summer will culminate with the students’ work to be displayed and celebrated at two venues in August. The Young Potter and Children’s Ceramic student work will be on exhibit for pick up at the Ceramics studio, 835 Broadway, on the corner of Pacific and Broadway on Friday, Aug. 2, from 5-8 p.m. The other student work will be on exhibit at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri at 16 North Spanish Street in Cape Girardeau through the month of August. An opening reception will be held Aug. 2 from 5-9 p.m. Students may pick up their artwork following the exhibit at the Arts Council Aug. 27- Sept. 7.

Registration for Art Academy Workshops is available online at semo.edu/artacademy.

Art Workshops for Children Ages 6-9:
Workshops for children ages 6-9 are being offered at a cost of $110 per student per class.

Futuristic Fun
Flying vehicles, robots, aliens, vacations to another planet – what does the future look like? Using paint, glitter, glue and lots of imagination, students will design the future of their wildest dreams. Instructed by Cristy Crites.
June 3-7, 9 a.m.-noon
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Drawing with Imagination
Students will use their imagination to enhance their drawings of animals, people and places. Instructed by Brenda Seyer.
June 10-14, 9 a.m.- noon
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Cartooned
This workshop will dive into animation by having students complete a cartoon of themselves. Students will learn some basic Adobe Photoshop and complete animated GIFs. Instructed by Kevin Hand.
June 17-21, 9 a.m.-noon
River Campus Seminary Building, Computer Lab Room RCS002

Children’s Ceramics
In this beginning ceramics class, students will make animals, masks and simple pottery with terra cotta and low fire glazes. Instructed by Benjie Heu.
June 17-21, 9 a.m.-noon
Ceramics Studio, 835 Broadway

Character Creation
Students will invent their own characters in a variety of media, including paint, drawing, collages and sculpting, and have a blast bringing their personalities to life in this fun and productive class. Instructed by Andrea Schneider.
June 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Children’s Ceramics
In this beginning ceramics class, students will make animals, masks and simple pottery with terra cotta and low fire glazes. Instructed by Benjie Heu.
June 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon
Ceramics Studio, 835 Broadway

Painting
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.
July 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Makerspace 3D Art
Students will create a variety of relief and in-the-round sculptures using paper, wire, wood and found objects. Instructed by Julie Kinneman.
July 15-19, 9 a.m.-noon
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Interior Design Basics
Students will explore interior design through color, pattern, lighting, designing their own textile, building a model, and more. Instructed by Morgan Campbell Schmid and Michelle Brune.
July 22-26, 9 a.m.-noon
Main Campus, Scully Building, Room 113

Art Workshops for Children Ages 10-15:
Workshops for children ages 10-15 are being offered at a cost of $110 per student per class.

Steampunk Art
Students will learn about the popular genre of steampunk and create cool gadgets and machines reflecting the steampunk ideas. Instructed by Cristy Crites.
June 3-7, 1-4 p.m.
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Drawing from Life
Students will use their imagination to expand their drawings from nature, observation or memory. Instructed by Brenda Seyer.
June 10-14, 1-4 p.m.
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Animation JAM!
Students will work as a team to create an animation to run on the Internet. They will also learn basic Adobe Photoshop and Quicktime editing. Instructed by Kevin Hand.
June 17-21, 1-4 p.m.
River Campus Seminary Building, Computer Lab Room RCS002

Young Potters
Students will operate a potter’s wheel to make pottery including bowls and cups, and explore hand building with clay. Instructed by Benjie Heu.
June 17-21, 1-4 p.m.
Ceramics Studio, 835 Broadway

Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths and Fables
Students will learn about and create their own versions of mythological creatures, fairy tales and fable characters in a variety of media. The only limit is their imaginations. Instructed by Andrea Schneider.
June 24-28, 1-4 p.m.
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Young Potters
Students will operate a potter’s wheel to make pottery including bowls and cups, and explore hand building with clay. Instructed by Benjie Heu.
June 24-28, 1-4 p.m.
Ceramic Studio, 835 Broadway

Painting and Mixed Media
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.
July 8-12, 1-4 p.m.
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

3D Design
Students will experiment, explore and create sculptural forms using a variety of media, including cardboard, masking tape and papier mache. Instructed by Julie Kinnaman.
July 15-19, 1-4 p.m.
River Campus Center, Mezzanine Level, Room M101

Interior Design
Students will explore the art and science behind the interior design profession through hands-on learning activities involving the elements and principles of design, including space planning, fabric and paint selection, and model building. Instructed by Morgan Campbell Schmid and Michelle Brune.
July 22-26, 1-4 p.m.
Main Campus, Scully Building, Room 113

Art Academy Scholarships are available. Contact Carol Horst at chorst@semo.edu  for additional information.

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