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Teen Multi-Media Summer Art Camp: Shaping Found Connections

  • 22 Jun 2020
  • 1:00 PM
  • 26 Jun 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • Online Via Zoom (will send meeting link upon registation)
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Teen Multi-Media Summer Art Camp: Shaping Found Connections (recommended for ages 12 and up)

June 22nd to June 26 1pm to 4pm Online Via Zoom (will send meeting link upon registration)

$150 member  $200 non-member * a limited supply of specialty materials are included in the cost of camp, campers are expected to provide some basic supplies

$75 non-refundable material and registration deposit due upon registration. Full payment due two weeks prior to camp start. Refunds not issued within two weeks of camp start. 

Learn the value of self-expression and the positive outlet that art making can be with artist instructor, Kristina Estell.  Campers will explore art from all angles; exploring techniques in paper marbling, collage, drawing, painting and sculpture.  Learn the ancient Japanese art of Suminiagashi paper marbling, collage, and painting techniques.  Using plaster and found objects from nature, campers will create a self portrait.  Inspired by the work of artist, Sarah Sze, campers will create a "small world" using objects found from nature, cardboard and everyday household items.  Campers will go on a virtual studio visit mid-week with a guest artist!  

A limited amount of specialty supplies will be included in the cost of camp.  Campers are expected to provide the basic materials listed below:

-Pencils, pens, markers, crayons (all of your favorite drawing materials)

-Scissors, box cutter, or exacto knife


-Glue: white Elmer's glue, glue stick and/or hot glue gun 

-Plastic tub-white is best but any clear tub will do (any size that can hold a 8"x10" sheet of paper...think dish tub or storage tub)

-2 flexible plastic buckets

-cups for ink and water

-plastic or paper plate to use as a palette 

-Dish soap

-Magazines, newspapers, old books to cut up, any scrap papers

-Several cardboard boxes (A rectangular box approximately 5” x 12” x 8” would work great and another no larger than (12x12x12")

-Duct tape

-Living matter: small house plants, moss, grass, leaves, flower petals, rocks, shells, feathers, etc.

-Found common use items, e.g.: packing materials, cardboard, toothpicks, Q-tips, food packets, small empty containers, paper, string, wire, bubble wrap, tape of all types, thread, tiles, fans, lights, paper clips, bulldog clips, thumb tacks, plastic parts, plastic silverware, beads, candies, straws, stickers, pipe cleaners, plastic wrap, aluminum foil…anything with a use that you find interesting!


-Stencils, squares, triangles, shape templates, decorative tapes

-Large piece of sturdy cardboard, Styrofoam or plywood for sculpture base

See the attached camp schedule and materials needed for each day of camp.  Estell_teen_summercamp (003).pdf

Camper supply kits with specialty items need to be picked up from DAI Lincoln Park Building.  Pick up dates, TBD. (will send email upon registration) 

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