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Last update: 6/17/08

[University of Wisconsin-Green Bay News Release]

For Immediate Release:

June 17, 2008

Registration open for UW-Green Bay High School Summer Art Studio

GREEN BAY - Registration is still open for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's upcoming Summer Art Studio camp for high school students.

Students entering grades 8 through 12 can sign up online for the summer music camp, held June 22-27 at UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive. Students can do so by going online to www.uwgb.edu/camps and clicking on the "High School Summer Art Studio" link on the left under the Art Camps heading.

Attendees will be taught by some of the best teachers and professional artists from across the state.

Some classes are full already, but students can still learn that art of multimedia printing, making mosaics, jewelry making, computer animation and ceramics.

Co-directors for the camp are Carrie Fonder and Sandra Shackelford.

Fonder, a sculptor, has had her work exhibited nationwide, including the New York Studio Program and at the Milwaukee Art Museum. She has taught elementary art for the Green Bay Area Public School system and is the owner of Raw Materials, a sculpture and design studio.

Shackelford is a fine artist and instructor whose work combines heroic scale drawings, black and white photography and excerpts from the (un)common heroes who make up her historical work titled, "Portrait of a Compassionate Humanity." Shackelford graduated from UW-Green Bay and did graduate work in fine arts at UW-Milwaukee. She has served on the art faculties at UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College, and she uses photography and creative writing in her work with K-12 students at Aldo Leopold Community School in Green Bay.

A listing of all camp instructors and necessary and suggested camp supplies are also online.

Daily classes are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday to prepare for the final exhibition.

Students may attend the camp as commuters or they may live in student housing on the UW-Green Bay campus. Camp fees are $259 for commuters and $ 559 for residents. In addition to instruction, the residential fee includes room and board, counselor supervision, and transportation to evening activities.

Camp information and registration are available online at www.uwgb.edu/camps. Information also is available by phone at (920) 465-2267 or (800) 892-2118.

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08-150 | Contact: Mike Heine heinem@uwgb.edu, (920) 465-2526



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