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Art Quest: Summer Camps 2012

Art Gallery of Grande Prairie Art Quest Summer Art Camps

 

Become a part of the first Summer Art Camp held in the newly restored Art Gallery of Grande Prairie.

Discover your own art adventure this summer. Young artists are mentored in a nurturing environment as they explore and develop their skills and creative style.

Imaginations are sparked in a lively, studio atmosphere, punctuated with a variety of media and activities, highlighted by special onsite gallery visits.

View our printable brochure

Register
Phone: Art Gallery of Grande Prairie (780) 532 – 8111
In Person: Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, 9839 – 103 Ave
Online: View all available classes

A limited number of scholarships are available for this year’s summer art camps. Please ask the gallery for more information.

Snack Break! We ask that parents provide a daily, sugar-free drink and a healthy low sugar/ nut-free snack for their child.

 

Week 1: Drawing
July 16 – 20

9:00 am – 12:00 pm         Ages 6 – 8
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm           Ages 9 – 12

Cost for week-long, half day camp:
$ 72.00 members
$ 90.00 non-members
Class Size: Max. 15 students

 

Week 2: Painting
July 23 – 27

9:00 am – 12:00 pm      Ages 6 – 8
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm        Ages 9 – 12

Cost for week-long half day camp:
$ 72.00 members
$ 90.00 non-members
Class Size: Max. 15 students

 

Week 3: Youth Visual Arts Residency
July 30 – Aug 3

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ages 12 – 18

Cost for Youth Visual Arts Residency:
$ 144.00 members
$ 180.00 non-members
Class Size: Max. 8 students

 

Week 4: Family Art Camp    THIS CLASS IS FULL
Aug 7 – 10

9:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages: 2 -5 (Parented Program)

Cost for Family Art Camp:
$ 42.00 members (child & adult)
$ 53.00 non-members (child & adult)
Class Size: Max. 6 child/adult pairs

 

Week 4: Young Authors Writing Workshop Cancelled
Aug 7 – 10

Ages 12 – 18
1:00 – 4:00 pm       Workshop
6:00 – 8:00 pm        Tea Café (optional)

Cost for Young Authors Writing Workshop (four day week):
$ 58.00 members
$ 72.00 non-members
Class Size: Max. 12 students

 

Week 5: First Nations Traditional Arts
Aug 13 – 17

9:00 am – 12:00 pm        Ages 6 – 8
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm          Ages 9 – 12

Cost for week-long, half day camp:
$ 72.00 members
$ 90.00 non-members
Class Size: Max. 15 students

 

Week 6: Cartooning
Aug 20 – 24

9:00 am – 12:00 pm         Ages 6 – 8
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm           Ages 9 – 12

Cost for week-long half day camp:
$ 72.00 members
$ 90.00 non-members
Class Size: Max. 15 students

 

A limited number of scholarships are available for this year’s summer art camps. Please ask the gallery for more information.

Snack Break!  We ask that parents provide a daily drink and nut-free snack for their child.

 

Art Quest Summer Fiesta Exhibition Celebration
Friday, August 24, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 pm

View the art work created by the children and youth who attended this year’s summer art camps at a special evening reception at the gallery. Everyone is welcome.

 

Meet the Instructor: Roc Lachance

We are happy to welcome Roc Lachance as Artist-in Residence and Art Educator for the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s Summer Art Camp 2012.

Roc Lachance is an international award-winning literary, visual and performing artist. She studied art at the Banff School of Fine Arts, Lethbridge College, George Brown College and a variety of workshops throughout Canada, Thailand and, Japan. In addition to being École Parkside’s art teacher, Roc taught art at the American School in Bangkok, and Canada’s North West and Yukon Territories.  Roc has been an editor and journalist in Canada, Japan and Morocco.

 

Thank you to our supporters:

Funding for this project has been made possible in part through a contribution from the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program, Department of Canadian Heritage.

Le financement pour ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce à une contribution de Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine, une initiative du ministère du Patrimoine canadien.