Summer Camp With Brooke Nuckles Gentekos

Summer 2018 Fine Art Camps for Children and Young Teens

Instructor: Brooke Nuckles Gentekos

Min: 5 campers, Max: 10 campers

Young artists will explore foundational visual art skills making original works of art with quality art materials. Inspired by famous artists and their masterpieces, we’ll DRAW still life, PAINT self portraits, SCULPT with wire and found objects, and CREATE collaborative murals, mandalas and installation art. Artist reception on Friday with campers’ artwork on display.

Schedule
MONDAY: MAKING THE MARK
Draw observationally from still life and self with contour line and expressive mark making. Trace full size self portrait silhouettes. Prep painting surfaces for Tuesday. Discuss artists Van Gogh, DaVinci, and Matisse
TUESDAY: COLOR AND SHAPE
Paint self portraits and work collaboratively on an outdoor yarn installation. Discuss artists Frida Kahlo, Matisse, HoTTea, Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam.
WEDNESDAY: 2D to 3D 
Create sculpture and assemblage with wire, fabric and found objects. Discuss artists Alexander Calder, Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Nevelson.
THURSDAY: EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA
Explore collage with life-size self portraits and create collaborative mandalas with natural objects. Discuss artists Pablo Picasso, Andy Goldsworthy.
FRIDAY: COLLABORATE/ ART SHOW

Paint a mural together, drawing games and finish any incomplete projects to present an art exhibition for parents.

About Brooke Nuckles Gentekos:

A dedicated artist, art teacher and arts advocate, Brooke holds a BFA from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in sculpture and fibers. She creates art in her Southern Oregon studio. Influenced by patterns, movement, nature, and human connections, she combine fibers (yarn, ribbon, string) with found objects to create colorful and textured works of art including large-scale fiber art installations, mixed media canvases and screen prints on organic eco-apparel.

 Her artwork has been shown nationally and internationally and strives to create opportunities in the visual arts for all ages and abilities. Brooke teaches design, drawing, painting and printmaking at St. Mary’s School in Medford and has been teaching art to all ages for over fifteen years.

http://brookenuckles.wixsite.com/bngart

August 6 – 10 ages 3-8, Monday – Friday9:30 AM to 12:30PM
Cost: $100 + $20 materials fee
CLASS FULL

August  13 – 17 ages 9-14, Monday – Friday9:30 AM to 12:30PM
Cost: $100 + $20 materials fee  – scholarships available



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