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SUMMER 2015 Schedule - Class Schedule

Note: The information on this page is for camps running in July and August. For information on June workshops, please visit the Class Schedule Page.

Registration Info: Spaces are held on a first come, first serve basis once a registration form AND full payment are received (check, cash or money order). Students who withdraw from a summer session before June 15, 2015 will receive a full refund. After that point, an 80% refund will be issued. If a workshop is canceled due to low enrollment, payment will be refunded in full.

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*Rates include all materials unless otherwise noted.
** All workshops are taught by Lindsay Fogg-Willits and held at the Florence studio unless otherwise noted.

Madeline Gibson will be helping out as Assistant Teacher for all three sessions this summer!Maddie is an incoming freshman at the Rhode Island School of Design and an alum of Northampton High School. An intensive art program at the high school, as well as other art experiences (including classes at Art Always!) have helped her develop her art-making skills. This will be Maddie's fourth year working at the studio!! We are lucky to have her expertise, energy and enthusiasm!!

Lindsay is teaching a limited summer program this year as she works her way back from maternity leave. Look for classes to resume in full for the Fall 2015 session.

Session 1: July 6 - 10

A 8:30am - 12:00pm Morning Camp: Art Exploration (ages 5-12) $145

A great program for kids who love making art and want to explore lots of new approaches and materials! Projects throughout the week will focus on drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, fiber art, printmaking and more and will be inspired by a variety of themes and artists.
Session 2: July 13 - 17

A 8:30am - 12:00pm Morning Camp: Comics!!with Jace Smith (ages 8-12) $150

This week long camp will be a fun introduction to the fundamentals of comic art, and will provide kids the opportunity to produce a comic! Students will learn drawing techniques, character development, and storytelling strategies, play comic art games which help to develop these skills, and much more. A fun introduction to a popular genre of publishing and students are sure to leave with some beautiful work! Bring a snack and water bottle.

Jace Smith is an Amherst based art educator, illustrator, and published comic book artist. An alumna of both the School Of Visual Arts in New York City, and of the Massachusetts College Of Art And Design in Boston, Jace has shown work throughout the New England and New York area, and has done work for a wide variety of clients in different markets.

Session 3: July 27 - 31

A 8:30am - 12:00pm Morning Camp: Sculpture (ages 6-12) $145

A great workshop for children who have big imaginations and a love for building! We will work with clay, wood, cardboard, paper mache, wire and more to create a variety of small and large-scale sculptures. Projects will explore a variety of themes and will occasionally be inspired by sculpture artists working locally and abroad. Come ready to get your hands messy!Bring a snack and water bottle.

Daily schedule for Morning Camps: 8:30-8:45am Arrival and Meeting, 8:45am-10am Art Block 1, 10-10:15am Snack, 10:15-10:45am Games, 10:45 - 11:45am Art Block 2, 11:45-12noon Finish, Choice and Clean-Up.

Lindsay is available during the afternoons for private or small group lessons (ages 5+). Please call the studio at 413-584-3050 or email to inquire about availability.