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[University of Wisconsin-Green Bay News Release]

For Immediate Release:

January 9, 2008

UW-Green Bay offers Summer Studio for high school artists

GREEN BAY-High school artists are invited to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Summer Art Studio offered Sunday through Friday, June 22-27 on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Dr. Ten different courses are available to students who will enter grades eight through 12 in fall 2008.

Summer Studio offers students a unique opportunity to pursue one medium in depth for the entire week. Course choices include Photography in Black and White (darkroom), The Multi-Media Figure, Fashion Design, Ceramics: Using the Potter's Wheel and Advanced Hand Building Techniques for Raku Firing, Metals and Jewelry, Computer Animation, Acrylic Painting: From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Dive Into the Third Dimension, Multimedia Printing, and Making Mosaics.

The courses are taught by artists and teachers from across Wisconsin. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday though Thursday. On Friday they end at 3 p.m. to prepare for the exhibition of student work that ends the week. Outstanding students will be selected to receive scholarships to the 2009 Summer Studio.

Early registration is encouraged to ensure class choice.

Summer Art Studio is co-directed by Carrie Fonder and Sandra Shackelford. A sculptor, Fonder is a candidate for a Master of Fine Arts Degree at Cranbrook Academy of Art and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. She has numerous exhibits and commissions to her credit, and has taught elementary art in Green Bay Area Public Schools. Shackelford is a documentary artist whose work is in collections throughout the U.S. She earned a degree from UW-Green Bay and studied at UW-Milwaukee. Shackelford works with K-12 students at Aldo Leopold School and creates art programs for youth through the Howe Neighborhood Family Resource Center, both in Green Bay.

Students may attend High School Art Studio as commuters or residents. The fee for commuters is $259. Commuters are responsible for their own transportation and lunches. Purchase of a meal card is a lunch option.

The $559 resident fee includes room and board, counselor supervision and transportation to evening activities. Residents are supervised from the time afternoon classes end until classes begin the next morning. A variety of evening activities is offered.

More information and registration is available online at http://www.uwgb.edu/camps. The telephone numbers for information are (920) 465-2267 or (800) 892-2118.

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08-05 | Contact: Virginia Dell dellv@uwgb.edu, (920) 465-2144



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