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Spring Break at Blu: Free Children Art Classes
April 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
“Free Spring Break” Art Classes
for local area youth ages 5-18 years old April 15- 19th
Elementary Grades: Morning Sessions 10 am – Noon & 1 pm -3 pm. The will be ten projects for the week. Each daily project will be ready to take home at the end of each session.
The elementary projects will include weaving paper construction, printmaking, micro photography/collage, painting and a host of other fun crafts! The elementary sessions are limited to 15 students and will be filled on a first come basis. You may come to all the sessions or sign-up for a specific day.
Middle & High School: 1 pm – 3 pm Monday 4/15 – Wednesday 4/17, will be dedicated to wood carving, led by carver Mark Paul. The students will learn how to carve and paint a bear. This class uses razor sharp tools and a safety waiver will have to be signed by a guardian in order to participate. This project will take 3 days to finish.
Thursday & Friday will be dedicated to sketching and painting. Students can come to either one or both sessions. The afternoon studios are limited to 12 middle or high-school students.
Registration: Please RSVP by April 12th. Same day registration is fine if there is room.
To register for any of these session please call 518-891-3799 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When registering please give the following information: Name of child, age and what session/sessions they will be attending. If you register and then cannot attend please let us know in case there is a waiting list.
Spring Break at Blu Free Art Classes are funded in part by Generous Act & The Adirondack Foundation
BluSeed would like to acknowledge the Saranac Lake School District including the Teachers Union and art teachers for helping make this possible.
Spring Break Teachers
Jessica Locke is a mixed media artist, originally from Oneida, NY. She enjoys working with various mediums. Her love for teaching interweaves with her passion for the arts field.
She graduated from North Country Community College with high honors and several awards for her creativity and project management skills.
Currently, she works as a substitute teacher for the Tupper Lake School District and is also an artist-entrepreneur. She is the sole proprietor of Transitions, art gallery and gift emporium.
Mark Paul: Mark Paul retired from FEH BOCES in Saranac Lake where he ran the Natural Resource program for many years.
He now spends his time at his studio, Mountain Farm Studios on Route 3 in Sugarbush carving wood spirits, birds, hiking sticks and many other assorted treasures.
He is a member of Saranac Lake Artworks and participates in the Artworks Studio Tours where he loves to demonstrate woodcarving by hand with traditional tools.