Come explore the methods and history of Street Art with instructor, Brian Knowles. Using processes and techniques from the street art/graffiti movement, you will create and exchange stickers, stencils, and posters. A temporary wall will be built and used as a collaborative mural/postering project to be covered in camper work. The one week class includes visual presentations on the movements and artists of street art such as subway trains, hobo monikers, and Banksy. Demonstrations will also be given on street art practices like wheatpasting, multilayer stenciling, and aerosol painting.
June 22-27, 2014
For campers entering grades 8-12+
Instructor: Brian Knowles
Brian Knowles is a street art photographer and animation/installation artist. He has a BFA in Painting from Rice University and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Oregon. In 2013 he created installations for the ArtLab at the Krasl Art Center in Michigan and Believe Inn Gallery in Chicago. In addition his street art photography was exhibited at Galerie F in Chicago and featured on the Vandalog website. Brian has taught a Street Art course at the University of Oregon the last four years and he is currently working on a book on his favorite graffiti artist Read More Books.
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: $279 (includes instruction, lunch, and camp t-shirt)
- Resident Fee: $559 (includes instruction, room, meals, 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 $25-$30 with them to camp for activities and snacks.
- Lab Fee: $20
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.