Teen Academy Dates – Tuesdays from Sept. 21 – May 17
Clay Academy Dates – Wednesdays from Sept. 22 – May 18
Join us in the studio for a nine-month program designed to assist motivated high school students in the development of a college art portfolio. Students will have opportunities to work in a variety of art mediums and learn new and advanced techniques to grow their skill set. The curriculum includes instructor-led classes, independent work days, class critiques, museum discussions, and guest artist sessions. Through a variety of resources students will build a cohesive body of work and gain the confidence to write and talk about their art.
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Please select each program you are interested in having your application considered for. You may apply for more than one Academy. It is possible to be accepted and participate in more than one Academy at a time.
Please respond to the following questions with complete thoughts. Consider writing your responses in a separate Word Document, then copying and pasting then into the application.
Portfolio submission is only required for Arts and Clay Academy Applicants.
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Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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