🌞 Summer Teen Art Afternoons

Welcome to Farmington Valley Arts Center's Summer Teen Art Afternoons Program. Teen artists will explore the arts more deeply with the guidance of professional artists. Seats are limited to 8 teens per week. Please help us keep each other safe: Unvaccinated students are required to wear a mask. Vaccinated students may mask or not. Don't enter if you are sick. Wash your hands/use hand sanitizer when you enter. Wipe down your work area when leaving.

Hours: Daily from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (bring a drink and snack)
Recommended age: 12-16+
Tuition: $195 non-members / $175 members, includes all materials

June 21-25, 2021

DRAWING & PAINTING - PORTRAITURE

Paint a selfie! Draw inspiration from famous artists throughout history and explore various methods to create your own unique portrait. Teens will learn to draw facial features while practicing portraiture using a variety of fun techniques!

Instructor: Ally Pedemonti (Rusgrove)
Location: Classroom 9A

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June 28 - July 2 or July 19-23

TEEN ART FACTORY

Put your design skills to the test in a fun environment learning a variety of art-making skills. Students will work with different media like paper, glass, textiles, plaster, paints, found objects to create their own handmade artwork like beautiful books, glass mosaics, embroidery, and much more.

Instructor: Stefanie Baechler
Location: Classroom 9A

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July 12-16 or July 26-30

WHEEL THROWING & HANDBUILDING CERAMICS

Come experience the rewarding process of working with clay and creating unique pieces! Learn the fundamentals like hand-building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab. Then have a seat at the potter's wheel and explore a variety of wheel throwing practices.

Instructor: Stefanie Baechler
Location: Classroom 2A

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