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Saturdays: Art Sampler [Ages 8-11]

01/29/2022 11:15 AM - 04/09/2022 12:15 PM ET

Category

Youth Classes + Workshops

Location

West Windsor Arts
952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550

Summary

Perfect for artists looking to expand their techniques and skills of a variety of art mediums, such as watercolor, printmaking, etc.... (click title for more info)

Teaching Artist: Susan Mitrano
Ages 8-11: Saturdays, 11:15 am-12:15 pm: 8 sessions
January 29 - April 9 (No class February 12, 19 & March 12)
Snow days will be held virtually, via zoom
$112 Members* | $124 Non-members
*Household member or higher
$40 Materials fee due the first day of class

Description

Come explore a variety of art materials and techniques in this fun class. We’ll focus on drawing, painting and printmaking as students enjoy new ways to express themselves and build skills in composition, color theory and markmaking. With both historical and contemporary artworks as inspiration, young artists will try new media and broaden their understanding of art. New and continuing students welcome!

$40 Material fee due on the first day of class

Covid Protocols: Classes and workshops held in all spaces at the art center and Whole World Arts utilize an HVAC system supplemented with portable HEPA filtration systems. Fresh air is introduced whenever possible. Classes are spaced appropriately to allow 3 - 6 ft. of social distancing. Acrylic barriers are utilized, as needed. Mask wearing is strongly encouraged for all adults regardless of vaccination status, and required for all youth classes. All our staff and Teaching Artists have been vaccinated. High-touch surfaces are wiped down regularly using certified cleaning agents. Hand sanitizer is available in all classrooms. Youth visual arts classes have their own sanitized art supplies to be used.

About the Teaching Artist
Susan Mitrano is a certified K-12 Art Teacher who has taught in Princeton, Bridgewater and Montgomery schools as well as community art centers in NJ and PA. She has a BFA from Syracuse University in graphic design with a minor in photography. After a 15-year career as a designer and art director, Ms. Mitrano earned her BA in Art Education at The College of NJ. She is long time watercolorist, studying with Robert O’Brien, AWS in Vermont and others locally. She studied ceramics with Ursula Kaplowitz and enjoys working in many kinds of clay. She is also an avid printmaker and loves to share her knowledge of art history and art-making with the children she teaches.

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