FIA Member Registration Now Open 

Summer 2017

FIA Members may register online, in-person, mail, or phone for Summer 2017 classes now. Registration will begin May 1 for non-members.

Art School

Summer Intensives for Teens

One Week 


This course will look at different printmaking techniques and teach the basics of block printing. Each student will create their own image, carve a block, and print multiples of their image.

Barbara Dinneweth, Instructor

Ages 13–17

Thu/Fri/Sat  (1 week)   7/6–7/8   1p–4p

Tuition $80 (FIA members, 20% off)

One Week 

Portfolio Preparation Workshops

Focus on the two most important elements in any college application portfolio: observational drawing and the development of personal vision. Half of each day will be devoted to strengthening your observational drawing skills using live models, still-life, and outdoor subjects. Students will work on perspective, value, proportion, composition, and more. The second part of each day will allow students to work with faculty to develop a series of works based upon their own interests and objectives. Students are welcome to take either or both sessions. All materials are provided.

Ages 13–17

Mon–Fri  (1 week)   7/24–7/28   9a–4p

Mon–Fri  (1 week)   7/31–8/4   9a–4p

Tuition $247 per week (FIA members, 20% off)

One Week 

Teen All-Intensive Art Week

Students will practice methods in sculpture, painting, drawing, and printmaking. Projects allow students to explore ideas and experiment with different mediums. Working from still-life and a model, students will strengthen their observational skills. Additional projects invite students to blend photographic imagery and their imagination, supporting student ability to cultivate ideas and communicate content. Each activity also incorporates looking at 20th-century art and art movements while developing a multifaceted art portfolio.

Rachel Reynolds Z, Instructor

Ages 13–17

Mon–Fri  (1 week)   8/14–8/18   10a–4p

Tuition $231 (20% off for FIA members)