Summer in the Studio

 2019 Fall Classes

Fall class Registration begins Aug 5 for current VMFA members and Aug 12 for non-members.

Teens working on a project together.Ages 13 – 17
Five-day programs run Jul 8 – Aug 30, 2019
Mon – Fri, 9 am – noon or 1 – 4 pm
Meet in the Pauley Center lobby
$140 (VMFA members $120)

Whether you enjoy drawing, painting, sculpting, film, or fashion, these studio classes teach you new skills and enhance your talents, help you develop personal vision, and strengthen your portfolio for college. Professional artists and instructors use a wide range of concepts and media to expand your knowledge of art, art history, culture, and perspective while building new relationships with peers and mentors within the arts community. Classes offer individual instruction to accommodate students of all levels of experience.

Note: Upon registration, VMFA will send a confirmation to the email address you used in your registration. Please review this information carefully as it provides further details about the program and the student emergency form, which should be submitted on the first day of class. It is important that both teens and their parents or guardians understand all policies and procedures pertaining to this program, including check-in/check-out, lunch options, Code of Conduct, studio attire, and VMFA’s cancellation policy.

Get the Teen Summer Camp info & forms here


Class Schedule

[T29] Painting: Exploring Applications

Mon–Fri, Aug 26–30, 9 am–noon| Pauley Center, Studio B
Kendra Wadsworth

Ages 13–17 | Try out a wide range of tools, applications, and acrylic mediums, as well as unexpected materials and textures, to create large, expressive paintings. Students are encouraged to think outside the box!

$140 (VMFA members $120)

[T30] Design: Glass & Metals

Mon–Fri, Aug 26–30, 1–4 pm | Pauley Center, Studio A
Angele Fernandez

Ages 13–17 | After developing a baseline understanding of glass and metal properties, learn to construct a simple stained glass or fused glass design. We will also experiment with enameling and cold working metals.

$140 (VMFA members $120)