Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Erin Sandsmark, Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2019
Price: $725.00

This class focuses on the majors of drawing and painting. Students will work in MCAD's professional and expansive drawing and painting classrooms to hone their skills and define their creative vision. Using traditional drawing and painting media, teens will get the chance to explore the wide range of techniques used by fine artists today. Participants will work from observation to add advanced work to their portfolios. / Professional nude models will be used in this class. / Students will have a 30 minute campus-based unsupervised lunch.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 8July 12Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Debra Lawton, Instructor: Alison Nowak
Term: Summer 2019
Price: $714.00

In this week-long Intensive, high school students will explore the majors of graphic design and illustration. Graphic design and illustration are used in tandem to convey concepts and communicate ideas. Students who excel in both areas of study are some of the most sought-after in the design world. Using traditional methods along with the latest software, teens will get the chance to work on real-world projects similar to those given to designers and illustrators today. Participants will also work hands-on to create work that will add depth and variety to their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 22July 26Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Robert Algeo, Instructor: Katie Nelson
Term: Summer 2019
Price: $725.00

In this weeklong intensive, high school students will explore the majors of comic art and animation. Comic art and animation share a common language and some techniques, but each offer unique artistic opportunities and challenges. In this class students will engage in hands-on demonstrations and assignments, and participate in class discussions designed to hone their skills, ideas, and critical thinking skills.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 29August 2Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Erik Johnson, Instructor: Chelsea Reeck
Term: Summer 2019
Price: $725.00

This intensive focuses on the media arts division, highlighting the majors of photography and filmmaking. Students will work in MCAD studios and labs to hone their technical skills and define their point of view. Participants will create advanced projects in both digital photography and filmmaking and build their media arts portfolios using the same state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that MCAD degree-seeking students use. / Students will have a 30 minute campus-based unsupervised lunch. / Materials fee of $5 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 15–18.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 5August 9Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m

Pre-College Studio Intensive, School Year Classes, Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 15-18
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $205.00

Experience an MCAD studio class in a two-day, hands-on intensive. Over one weekend, students will work on painting projects based on historical art movements or the work of famous artists. Projects may include still life, figurative or experimental assignments with assistance from instructors. Additional activities will include; technical demonstrations, guest artist discussions about studio practice and careers, and an information session with admissions counselors about portfolio development.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 16March 17Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Pre-College Studio Intensive, School Year Classes, Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 15-18
Instructor: Galen Fletcher
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $205.00

Experience an MCAD studio class in a two-day, hands-on intensive. Over one weekend, students will work on a photography project with assistance from instructors, along with demonstrations, guest artist discussions about studio practice and careers, and an information session with admission counselors about portfolio development. This class is an opportunity for young artists to learn and work in an immersive studio class environment. / Open to students ages 15–18. / View complete policies.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 16March 17Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.