Sculpture & 3D Art: Week of July 8
Campers have a blast with sculpture and 3D art in this Young Artists session. They explore a variety of media during a week filled with artistic fun. In addition to creating various figures in air-dry clay, campers may construct papier-mâché sculptures and shrink-film mobiles. Camper imaginations grow as they learn about new art techniques and art forms!
Printing & Painting: Week of July 22
During this session, campers create pattern, texture, and design through various printing and painting techniques! Campers explore texture and depth by creating botanical-themed resistance paintings with wax crayons and paint. They experiment with various media in printmaking to create foam, gel, and Shibori prints. They learn about the art of photo transfer and make unique print designs to inspire their creativity at home.
Textile Art: Weeks of June 24 and August 5
Get creative with a wide range of media! In this session, campers explore the world of the textile artist. They develop artistic skills by working with an array of materials. Campers create decorative dream catchers and master the art of weaving by making tapestries, pouches, baskets, and circle weavings. In addition to exploring fabrics and fashion designs, campers create their own tapestry cuffs and more!
Director (Week of July 22): Lindy Russell- Heymann is a fiber and stained-glass artist living and working in Montgomery County, Maryland. For the past 17 years, she has taught 5th grade and Visual Art in Maryland and DC. She has also worked in wardrobe and costume at area theaters such as the Washington Opera, Signature Theater, and Washington Revels. She has a B.F.A. in Costume Design from DePaul University and an M.A. in Art Education from Ohio State.
Director (Week of July 8 & August 5): An art educator in the DC area for over 20 years, Gretchen Gobin is currently the high school and middle school ceramics instructor at The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland. She is a freelance potter who makes functional wares that are sold locally. Gretchen received her B.F.A. in painting form the Corcoran School of Art and Design (now a part of GW) and has extensive knowledge of printmaking and sculpture. This is her second year at Bullis Summer Programs.