mountaineer summer drawing academy

I had an amazing time this past month teaching in the Mountaineer Summer Drawing Academy, a three-day art camp for high schoolers held on the campus of West Virginia University. After spending the better part of the past year planning for this event, I was thrilled to see our joint venture between the College of Creative Arts and the WVU Extension Service come together so successfully!

Students received instruction in both observational and mixed media drawing, while also exploring “Exquisite Corpse” drawings, a group collaborative exercise made famous by 20th-century Surrealists. Other camp highlights included button making, a storytelling session with entertainer Adam Booth, and various interaction with State 4-H Days participants. Now that we’ve had a successful maiden voyage for this camp, I am looking forward to planning next year’s session and growing both the number of participants and the scope of this program.

 

 

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3 comments
  1. Paul Kreider said:

    Congrats to you and others for a successful and wonderful addition to the portfolio of programs at the CAC.

  2. Great post Dylan, a fantastic camp with such an awesome group of young artists I was so impressed!!

  3. kathy gordon said:

    Thank you for all your hard work and for posting the pictures. My daughter Ashlee had an amazing time and cant wait for the next camp

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