740.286.6355

13680846_515776728630528_4821190404822692133_nThe Southern Hills Arts Council hosts a summer Art Camp for kids who have completed 5th to 8th grades. There is a camp fee, which includes take home art supplies. Campers bring their own packed lunch for the week-long day camp.

For more information, please contact the Southern Hills Arts Council at info@markayjackson.org or 740.286.6355.

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In July 2016, students learned about artists Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Claude Monet, and Vincent van Gogh and painted in each artist’s style. Teachers for the 2016 camp were Bob Eisnaugle, Debra Shumate and Paul Brown.

 

 

 

 

ArtCampLogoArt Camp: June 27-29, 2017

The Southern Hills Arts Council will be hosting an Art Camp June 26 to June 29, at the Markay Cultural Arts Center, 269 E. Main Street, Jackson, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The camp will give children the opportunity to unleash their imagination, while also giving them an introduction to several forms of visual art.
The camp will focus on four artists. The youth will learn about the artist, their art, as well as have hands on art activities.
Those artists are:
•  Alexander Calder, (1898-1976), was an American sculptor, known as the originator of the mobile a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents.
• Claude Monet, (1840-1926) was a French Impressionist painter, the most consistent practitioner of the movement philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions of nature.
• Georgia O’Keeffe, (1887-1986), was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. She is recognized as the Mother of American modernism.
• Gustav Klimt, ( 862-1918), was an Austrian painter. He is noted for his paintings, murals and sketches. He is best known for his paintings of females influenced by Japanese Art. He is also known for adding gold leaf to his paintings.

Youth in grades five to eight are invited to take part in the camp.

There is a $120 fee for the camp, which includes art supplies that the campers will keep.
Two scholarships are available for interested students. To apply for the scholarships, In 250 to 500 words, answer: “Why do you enjoy art?” Please submit this essay on or before June 16, (Postmarked by June 15, 2017). Scholarship winners will be notified June 19. The application form must accompany the essay, (Click the Link:Scholarship) or the name, address, age, school district, telephone and email must be included with a typed essay and returned to SHAC, Attn: Art Camp,  PO BOX 149, Jackson, Ohio 45640 or email to Dirctor of Operations Jennifer Hughes, jhughes@markayjackson.org
Campers must bring a packed lunch each day and wear appropriate clothing to create art.

The camp is limited to ten. Deadline to sign up is June 19.

The teaching staff of the camp is under the direction of Bob Eisnaugle. Instructors for the camp are Eisnaugle, Paul Brown and Debra Shumate.

Call the Southern Hills Arts Council at 740-286-6355 or email jhughes@markayjackson.org to sign up.