Singer-songwriter Lady GaGa serves as the inspiration for this camp! Learn about music, movement, fashion and imagination and create an outfit inspired by the dynamic artist. Not to be missed because, as GaGa says. "life is art all the time."
With direction from local caricature artist Danny Gordon, create your own super hero! In this imaginative and challenging camp, design your very own colorful hero -- complete with an inventive name, identity, story line, sidekick and nemesis.
What adventure will you explore through printmaking? Perhaps a favorite vacation, a hidden hideout or a winding hiking path? Explore new methods in printmaking as we map out our favorite places. Be prepared to venture to the deep seas and highest moutains.
Learn the basics of working together through singing, dancing and movement. Exercise your vocal and performance skills all while having a blast! On Friday, campers perform for family and friends at the Camp Contemporary Showcase.
Explore the world of light and shadow and learn about artist Kumi Yamashita and her wondrous shadow sculptures. This camp will include instruction in shadow-puppetry techniques, overhead and slide projections, shadow screens, light-board art, installation and group storytelling. You won't want to miss this dynamic camp!
Ages 7-9 | Clay Creations | FULL
Instructor: Perla Contreras
Clay is one of the most versatile mediums in art. Learn handbuilding techniques like pinching, coiling and modeling to create your own one-of-a-kind clay works.
Check out contemporary artist Kirk Maxson and focus on artworks using multiple copies of an object, shape and form to make one unified body of work. Explore how the use of repetition and rhythm can be used to form a holistic hanging piece of art.
This camp focuses on the ancient art of origami while looking at contemporary artist Kevin Box. Create large and small origami animals using paper, cardboard, watercolor, paints and more. It's origami time!
This fun and active camp teaches young thespians the basics of working together to create and execute a skit. Exercise your vocal and performance skills all while having a blast! On Friday, campers will perform their short play for family and friends at the Camp Contemporary Showcase.
Immersive art often combines elements of sculpture and installation. In Oklahoma City, Factory Obscura's Shift at Current Studio demonstrated how rich this experience can be. Join us and experiment with a variety of animation techniques and add the element of projection to enhance the viewer's experience and completely immerse them in art!
Get down and rock the floor because it's Street Rhythm and Dance time! Learn a variety of street-dance basics as well as team building, self-expression, reflection, self-discipline and problem solving. Together with your crew, show off your moves when you perform at Friday's Camp Contemporary Showcase.
What can you create with fabric, felt, yarn, string and feathers? The possibilities are endless! Taking inspiration from Oklahoma fiber artist Sarah Atlee, use a variety of fiber materials to create original dynamic art pieces.
Discover the work of artist Chuck Close. Create a personal portrait based on Close's style, and learn techniques of drawing through a grid process making enlarged acrylic painted portraits square by square.
Build on your art, design and architecture knowledge through an introduction to the work of contemporary artist Liu Wei. Explore the mixture of architectural elements and sculpture and experiment with line, shape and form in both 2-D and 3-D projects. Through paint, paper and experimental objects, create your own whimsical urban dwelling.
Look at the cheerful and colorful artwork of Romero Britto and spend the week creating dynamic art that incorporates your favorite things. Bright colors, bold lines and fun patterns will make your 2-D and 3-D pieces really POP!
Come play with clay! Collaborate on a large-scale ceramic sculpture by combining individual creations into one unified piece. Get your hands dirty while learning about the fun and tactile aspects of 3-D art!
Learn the basics of sewing -- including threading and running a sewing machine, hand sewing, building patterns and choosing fabrics. Study the work of designer Alexander McQueen and incorporate aspects of the natural world into a forest costume. On Friday, display your designs on the runway during the Camp Contemporary Showcase!
Creative Robotics is a STEAM-based program that introduces the concepts of artistic engineering through simple mechanical and algorithmic exploration. Learn the basics of functional coding, creative designing and the If-Then-Else approach to problem solving. Learn to identify the common stages of mechanical engineering, expressions and creation mapping as well as team-based development. At week's end, each camper will have built a LEGO Technic Getaway Racer to take home.
Learn how to paint a mural with a variety of techniques including freehand, grid method, projection and more. Collaborate, create and sketch and work directly on a three-panel wall to create a large mural.
Inspired by exhibiting artist Chiyoko Myose, get ready to get up and move in this camp. Transform yourself into moving pieces of art and, together, create a moving group installation. A variety of music will be incorporated into the week to really get things moving!
Following the influence of contemporary artist Sol Calero, create bright paintings, colorful 3-D sculptures and personal cardboard installations. This camp will incorporate design, construction and original abstract thought.