Exploration with Mosaic Art: From 2D to 3D
Learn the beautiful basics of mosaics with instructor Kimberly Martiny and create incredible works of art! In your week at camp, you will learn the history of the art, tools and materials, and techniques including bases, adhesives, and grout; shaping and placing tesserae; practical and artistic design considerations; and several methods of creating the actual mosaic. Bring home a variety of mosaicked beauties, ranging from decorative work to sculptural objects. Mosaics are truly special and one of a kind!
June 23-28, 2013
For campers entering grades 8-12+
Instructor: Kimberly Martiny
Kimberly Martiny graduated from UW-Green Bay in May 2013, where she earned a Bachelor’s of the Arts Degree in Art Education with an emphasis in 2D Studio Arts. She also has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology and an interest in Art Therapy and Counseling. Kimberly has recently been awarded with a Community Impact Award from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) of Brown County, for her work in putting together a volunteer project for a mental health institution. Volunteers produced a total of 87 paintings that proudly hang in Diversions of Green Bay. Although Kimberly has experience in a variety of media, she has a new found love for the ancient art of mosaic. She has been commissioned for numerous pieces and continues to learn and grow in the field of mosaic art.
Daily Class Hours:
- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Thursday
- 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday (The Final Exhibition Show will be from 3:00-4:00pm. Campers will be dismissed when the show has concluded).
- Commuter Fee: $269 (includes instruction and camp t-shirt)
- Resident Fee: $549 (includes instruction, room and board, counselor supervision, evening activity transportation, and camp t-shirt). The cost of evening activities will vary depending on the camper's choice. It is recommended that campers bring $20-$30 with them to camp for activities and snacks.
- Lab Fee: $15
Guest Faculty and Artists
Campers will be taught by some of the finest teachers and professional artists from across the state. Click here for more information about this summer’s Art Camp faculty.
A NOTE ABOUT SUPPLY LISTS: The supply list linked to each class are suggestions. You are not required to purchase everything on the list. These supplies can be purchased at an art supply store OR at craft stores, e.g. Michael's, Hobby Lobby, Ben Franklin, Walmart. Minimal supplies are actually needed for most classes and others are suggested to enhance the 'experimental' aspect of the class." Please call or send us an e-mail if you have questions.