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Meadows Academy for Young Artists

High school students: Considering art as a college major or minor?

Our free Portfolio Review & Workshops are for you!

Come spend the day with us on select dates during the fall and spring semesters. Receive valuable information about admissions, portfolio requirements, majors/minors, careers and facilities. Students from all high school grade levels are encouraged to attend.
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Deadline for submission is Wednesday, June 20th.

The Division of Art MAYA summer program provides focused workshops to local high school students interested in studio art, pursuing artistic training and developing their portfolio. The program will provide studio instruction in two- and three-dimensional work, with integrated art history instruction. We will have two weeks of workshops; students can do either week or both. Lunch will be provided. Financial aid may be available. No Housing is available to students.

Dates: Session 1, Mon. - Fri., July 9 - 13
             Session 2, Mon. - Fri., July 16 - 20

Each week will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with morning and afternoon workshops each day, 9-noon and 1-4 p.m.

Workshops: The July 9-13 session will focus on 2-D media (drawing, photography, painting, digital media) and the July 16-20 will focus on digital work including coding and 3-D digital media.

Cost: $650.00 per week. Students may sign up for one week or two. Lunch will be provided; limited financial aid is available. No Housing is available to students.

Questions? Email the SMU Meadows Division of Art.

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