Dates/Times: A series of six different workshops is offered each summer in June and July. Each workshop is two days long, for 6 hours each day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Number of participants: Maximum of 14 teens per workshop
Fee: $60 per workshop (may be discounted based on need), includes art materials and lunch. Pre-registration required.
Location: Art Access, 230 South 500 West #125, Salt Lake City
Jean LaSarre Gardner
Summer 2014 Workshops:
Experimental Collage — Paper Collage taught by Liberty Blake - Tuesday, June 10th and Wednesday, June 11th
The Art of Repoussé — Embossed Metal Work taught by Nancy Starks - Thursday, June 12th and Friday, June 13th
Healthy Habitats — Pastel Drawing taught by Brain Bean with Suzanne Zgraggen Academic & Community Programs Coordinator from Utah's Hogle Zoo - Monday, June 23rd (at Hogle Zoo) and Tuesday, June 24th (at Art Access)
The Deeper "Selfie" — Photography & Image Transfers taught by Jackelin Slack - Thursday, June 26th and Friday, June 27th
Print-O-Rama! — Printmaking taught by Stefanie Dykes - Monday, June 30th and Tuesday, July 1st
Animal Adaptations — Drawing & Painting taught by Carel Brest van Kempen with Suzanne Zgraggen Academic & Community Programs Coordinator from Utah's Hogle Zoo - Monday, July 7th (at Hogle Zoo) and Tuesday, July 8th
What Teen Workshop Participants Said About Their Experiences:
"The best part of the workshop was being creative and making new friends."
"The other teens taught me to take risks with my art."
"I liked the artist's good suggestions and help, but also her willingness to let us do our own thing."
"I just wanted to push myself and do something I've never done before!"
"It was a really accepting community."
"I learned that we are all creative I our own ways and we should try to have our own styles to express ourselves."
"It was so fun! Just a really good time for anyone who enjoys art."
"My expectations were greatly exceeded in this workshop."
"I liked that we go to have our art in the gallery."
"I loved working with other kids my age. I like sharing common interests."
This program is provided under a contract with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.