Summer Art Program 2018 For High School Students

Summer Art Program For High School Students

Program Details

Duration: 25-day program
2 sessions: June, July & August
Age: 15 to 18
Capacity: 24 students per session
Teachers: Frank Abruzzese, Rosie O’Gorman & Associate Artists

Program Description

Art on the Farm is a unique summer art program opportunity for high school students where you will study drawing, painting, photography and new media alongside practising visual artists in a focused and intimate studio environment.

During this 25-day multidisciplinary course, you will experience Ireland’s stunning landscapes and bustling cities, engage with a new culture and work closely with experienced artists who are dedicated to fostering your creative growth. Students of all skill levels benefit from our personal attention and guidance; you will be challenged to experiment beyond your boundaries, consider new possibilities for art-making, and use
your chosen medium to relate your ideas to content.

We offer concentrations in painting, new media or photography. Additionally, all of our students participate in daily drawing sessions. During Art on the Farm, you will complete excellent portfolio pieces for advanced placement and college applications.

Ethos: Cow House Studios’ approach to teaching art.

Cow House Studios is devoted to providing the guidance necessary for you to be in charge of your own learning, our summer art program is designed to yield a more inquisitive approach to making art and foster a deep curiosity for the world.

At Cow House Studios we value personal expression, emphasizing the creative process to encourage meaningful exchange. We believe that engagement with the visual arts provides intellectual and creative enrichment and simultaneously builds confidence and trust in one’s ideas.

Our classes during Art on the Farm are project-based and require you to combine technical knowledge with innovative problem-solving. Careful consideration of practised craft is encouraged while promoting an awareness of art in a contemporary context. You will gain valuable experience working in a studio setting with like-minded peers, dedicating extended periods of time to intensive creative exploration, and forging lasting friendships.

Contact us for a brochure, to arrange a time to speak with Rosie about the program or to receive the contact details of former students and their parents; they will be happy to share their experiences with you.