Summer 2016 Art Camp and Course Descriptions

Space One Eleven (SOE) is offering exciting art camps for rising 2nd through 12th graders. Join professional artists in our studios to draw, paint, and create with clay and fabric arts! Specialized camps in a variety of mediums are available for middle and high school students. Creations will be displayed during the annual Student and Teaching Artist Exhibition to be held in SOE’s art galleries on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

Fees are based on a sliding scale. Through the generosity of local foundations and private contributors, families may qualify for free or reduced tuition.

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SOE Summer Art Camps and Courses 2016



GRADES 6 – 12

Clay Sculpture Workshop
Grades 6 – 12
Date: July 11 – 15, 2016
One week
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Rod Porterfield
Tuition: $215
Practice and stretch skills while learning all about the techniques of hand building, surface decorating and glazing. Students explore form, texture, and color while designing and constructing their own ceramic pieces.
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GRADES 6 – 12

Screens, Stencils, and Squeegees!
Screen Printing 101
Grades 6 – 12
Date: July 11 – 15, 2016
One week
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Laurin Humphries
Tuition: $215
Students are introduced to the screen printing process, from initial artwork creation and setting up a press, to pulling the squeegee and printing. Students will print their own designs on a variety of surfaces.
Students will be asked to bring a T-shirt to print on.
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Fabric and Fiber Fun!
Textile Art
Grades 6 – 12
Date: July 18 – 22, 2016
One week
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Rachel Bates and Rachel Ejem
Tuition: $215
Students develop color and pattern on fabric through hands-on techniques including ice dyeing, color resist, texture rubbing, stenciling and stamping.
Students will also explore a painterly approach to embroidery by using basic embroidery stitches along with collage techniques to create mixed media embroidery artwork.
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Portfolio Development
Date: July 18 – 22
One week
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Instructors: Dr. Mary Ann Culotta, Lanette Parker
Tuition: $285
Are you a serious high school art student who plans to major in art or design in college? Are you a younger student who would like to apply to an art-focused high school? If so, this intensive, one week course will help you build or enhance your portfolio.

Students will have the exceptional opportunity of individual portfolio reviews and recommendations to be conducted by Dr. Mary Ann Culotta, former Examiner of Art and Design in the Southeast for the International Baccalaureate Organization. Following Dr. Cullota’s recommendations, teaching artist Lanette Parker will guide students to develop their individual projects. Students will strengthen foundation skills by rendering works from life, and will have the experience of peer critiques in progress.

A partial supply list will be provided at registration, and a complete supply list will be provided on the first day of class following portfolio reviews.

Class size is extremely limited to ensure individualized instruction.

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GRADES 2 – 5

I’m an Alabama Artist, Too!
Grades 2 – 5

Date: June 06 – 10 and June 13 – 17, 2016
Two weeks
Time: 8:30 am – noon
Instructors: Rachel Bates, Pete Hall, Laura Mitchell
Tuition: $300
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Or

Date: June 27 – July 01, 2016
One week
Time: 8:30 am – noon
Instructors: Pete Hall, Trista Nabors, Rod Porterfield
Tuition: $ 150
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Students will work with a variety of media to create 2 and 3 dimensional projects that are influenced by historical or present-day artists from Alabama and that coincide with the theme, I’M AN ALABAMA ARTIST, TOO!

GRADES 6 – 8

Fired Up!
Clay Workshop
Grades 6 – 8
Date: June 20 – 24, 2016
One week
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Rod Porterfield
Tuition: $215
Students learn all about the techniques of hand building and surface decorating while creating a variety of decorative and functional objects. Projects are then fired up in our kilns at nearly 2000° F!
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Modern Masters
Drawing and Painting
Grades 6 – 8
Date: June 20 – 24, 2016
One week
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Instructor: Laura Mitchell
Tuition: $215
Use a variety of drawing and painting media to create your own masterpieces! Students will look at modern and contemporary artists including Frida Kahlo, Rene Magritte, Joan Mitchell, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Realism not required!
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