wayne art center

Summer Art Camp 2020

Week 9: Modernism · July 27-31

1850-1970, Europe and US

Modernism was a time when artists were experimenting with new methods of painting. Artists threw rules out the window and created work that departed from classical traditions. Campers will create their own rules and discover what they truly want to see. Artists: Marc Chagall, Piet Mondrian, Wassily Kandinsky, Georgia O’Keefe, Constantin Brancusi.

Class Listings

Ages 3-5

SAC 09 Budding Artists AM · Peter Ranieri · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Mixing and matching mediums, including paint and paper, crayons and clay, our youngest campers create original works they?ll be proud of. Just like the big kids, our budding artists explore a new environment each week, before composing and crafting work based on what they learn. Our early childhood teachers combine just the right amount of making and moving, to keep young artists engaged and energized all session long!

Ages 3-12

SAC 09 EARLY CARE · Instructor TBA · $35
9am–9:30am · Jul 27–31, 2020
Early Drop-Off for Camp: Arrival 9:00 am. Quiet group activities for ages 3-11.LIMIT 20 STUDENTS.

Ages 3-15

SAC 09 LUNCH BUNCH · Instructor TBA · $35
12pm–12:30pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Supervised lunchtime for HALF-DAY students. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Meets from 12:00-12:30pm each day of camp.Please Note: FULL DAY campers DO NOT need to register for Lunch Bunch. It is included with combined morning and afternoon registration.

Ages 5-7

SAC 09 Rainbow Express AM · Kim Williams · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Exploring white top mountains, deep green and golden grasslands, blue seas and more, Kindergarten-aged campers find color in every corner of the world. Utilizing new mediums acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, including drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.
SAC 09 Rainbow Express PM · Candance Stringer · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Utilizing new mediums acrylic paint, pastels, and clay, mini-makers attempt more advanced two- and three-dimensional art forms, including drawing and painting, printmaking, paper mosaic, sculpture and paper mache.

Ages 6+

SAC 09 Mudworks AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Campers dig deep into the history of clay and even deeper into their imaginations as they sculpt decorative and functional ceramics. From rolling slabs, creating coils, and utilizing glazes, this camp involves participants in each step of the ceramics process, as they develop ideas from their imaginations and eventually place their work into the kiln to be fired.Note: Bring a box on the last day to take home finished projects and be prepared to return in approximately 1 week to pick up the rest.
SAC 09 Creative Drama AM · Patricia Jordan · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Studios become stages as campers learn all aspects of play production, from reading scripts and remembering lines, to expressing emotion through acting, and creating sets and props, all in a safe and accepting environment where kids of all skill levels can build confidence and creativity. The week concludes with a short performance for parents and other campers.
SAC 09 Mudworks PM · Margaret Hanner · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Campers dig deep into the history of clay and even deeper into their imaginations as they sculpt decorative and functional ceramics. From rolling slabs, creating coils, and utilizing glazes, this camp involves participants in each step of the ceramics process, as they develop ideas from their imaginations and eventually place their work into the kiln to be fired.Note: Bring a box on the last day to take home finished projects and be prepared to return in approximately 1 week to pick up the rest.

Ages 7-10

SAC 08 Art Explorer's AM · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 20–24, 2020
Our projects this week will have a woodsy theme! After looking at woodblock prints by Japanese masters Hokusai and Hiroshige, we?ll create our own prints. Using bamboo brushes, we?ll paint landscapes of mountains and forests. We will learn to make paper onto which we can stamp images of leaves. Join us!

Ages 7+

SAC 09 Cartooning AM · Tony Squadroni · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Learn to draw funny faces and silly scenes incorporating the tips and tricks of cartooning, including the use of exaggeration to make characters come to life and tell a story. Campers work from well-known cartoons, reference pictures, and their own imaginations!
SAC 09 Drawing Fundamentals AM · Mark Gruener · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Have fun while learning the basics (and beyond) of drawing! Use pencils, pen and ink, markers, cray-pas and other drawing tools to turn simple lines and shapes into amazing drawings. Campers study work from well-known artists for inspiration and build skills in drawing forms, animals and people.
SAC 09 Cartooning PM · Tony Squadroni · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Learn to draw funny faces and silly scenes incorporating the tips and tricks of cartooning, including the use of exaggeration to make characters come to life and tell a story. Campers work from well-known cartoons, reference pictures, and their own imaginations!

Ages 8+

SAC 09 Minecraft Mania! PM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Minecraft software is designed to teach 3D creativity and basic engineering skills. Campers collaborate with other Minecraft enthusiasts to build cities, stadiums and buildings from scratch. Based on experience and ability, campers learn different aspects of the game to expand their designs. Campers work on building modern marvels and basic circuitry within the game. Upon camp conclusion, campers take work home.
SAC 09 Young Chefs AM · Kevin Welch · $265
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
In this hands-on culinary class, aspiring chefs prepare new recipes every day, while learning about kitchen safety, proper food handling and nutrition. Working at their own pace in small groups, campers learn essential cooking techniques that will serve as the foundation for a lifetime of culinary excitement! There will be a tasting for families on the last day. At the end of this session, each student leaves with a cookbook full of recipes she will enjoy sharing at home.
SAC 09 Drama: Once Upon a Storybook AM · Lisa Cocchiarale · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Young campers will explore a favorite picture book through dramatic play, props, costumes and music. We will share the story with family on the last day.
SAC 09 Lego Robotics AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Interested in playing around with robots all week? In this week long summer camp, campers will get to build and program their own robots! Each individual will learn strategies for designing, building and programming their respective robots to move and interact. At the end of the week campers will demonstrate what they've learned in a competitive exhibit for everyone to see!
SAC 09 Drawing and Painting PM · Mark Gruener · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Campers build on artistic skills using charcoal, pencils, and paint! Projects include studying still life, self-portraits and transforming reality into abstraction through art.

Ages 9+

SAC 09 Pottery: Hand and Wheel AM · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Learn hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing skills in this popular ceramics class while creating functional and sculptural forms. The first few days are spent building pieces, then campers experiment with design and colorful glazes for the remainder of the week. Note: Bring a box on Friday to bring home finished pieces, and be prepared to return in a week to pick up final projects.
SAC 09 Pottery: Hand and Wheel PM · Rosemary Campellone · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Learn hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing skills in this popular ceramics class while creating functional and sculptural forms. The first few days are spent building pieces, then campers experiment with design and colorful glazes for the remainder of the week. Note: Bring a box on Friday to bring home finished pieces, and be prepared to return in a week to pick up final projects.

Ages 10+

SAC 09 In THE KITCHEN PM · Kevin Welch · $265
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
In this hands-on culinary class, aspiring chefs prepare new recipes every day, while learning about kitchen safety, proper food handling and nutrition. Working at their own pace in small groups, campers learn essential cooking techniques that will serve as the foundation for a lifetime of culinary exploration! Chefs invite guests to tasting on the final day. At the end of this session, each student leaves with a ?cookbook? full of recipes they will enjoy sharing at home.
SAC 09 Summer Stage PM · Patricia Jordan · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Aspiring thespians learn professional acting techniques, work behind the scenes, and create costumes, backgrounds and props during this one-week intensive introduction to the world of creative drama. Whether they let loose as an actor or prefer to focus on what it takes to be a stage manager, everyone gains insight into the world of performance!
SAC 09 Architectural Drawing PM · $245
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Aspiring designers and engineers enjoy learning the fundamentals of perspective points while studying two- and three-dimensional techniques in architectural drawing. Draft drawing, measurements, and grid layouts are applied.

Ages 12+

SAC 09 TEEN: Jewelry Workshop AM · Christopher Darway · $255
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Using soldering and non-soldering techniques of jewelry fabrication, as well as basic sawing and filing, campers create unique and personalized jewelry. Projects change each week, and emphasis is placed on new skills and techniques, so campers continually throughout the summer. No previous jewelry experience necessary.
SAC 09 Teen Studio: Art of the Masters PM · $245
9:30am–12pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Aspiring artists explore the styles and techniques of influential artists before creating their own masterpieces. Artist investigation varies based on weekly themes, allowing each camper to reacquaint themselves with familiar artists and discover new ones. Campers dedicate several days to a few key projects, and by week?s end, boast frameable work they can be proud of.
SAC 09 TEEN: Jewelry: Earings, Bracelets and Necklaces PM · Christopher Darway · $255
12:30pm–3pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Using soldering and non-soldering techniques of jewelry fabrication, as well as basic sawing and filing, campers create unique and personalized jewelry. Projects change each week, and emphasis is placed on new skills and techniques, so campers continually throughout the summer. No previous jewelry experience necessary.
SAC 09 TEEN Pottery: Wheel Throwing LPM · Rosemary Campellone · $210
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Take wheel throwing skills to the next level in this week-long intensive ceramics course! Whether just starting or well acquainted to the wheel, this class teaches you tricks and techniques to make functional pots, bowls, cups, and plates. Young ceramicists discover rules of centering and pulling clay to make functional items, as well as learning about glazes and the firing processes.
SAC 09 TEEN: Master Chefs LPM · Kevin Welch · $220
3:15pm–5:15pm · Jul 27–31, 2020
Even campers who are new to the kitchen can become masters of the kitchen. In this hands-on culinary camp, aspiring chefs learn to design menus, develop recipes, and prepare new dishes each day, while learning about kitchen safety, proper food handling, and nutrition. At the end of this session, campers work as a team to create a restaurant concept and serve a feast to their guests, and each student leaves with a cookbook full of recipes they can prepare at home.