Oklahoma Contemporary

Camps | Ages 10-12

Camp Contemporary Handbook

Masking-Tape Mural - WK1

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, June 1-4, 2021
  • Cost $180
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Jessica Petrus
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Take the art of line to the next level in this collaborative mural camp. Taking inspiration from artists Peter Kogler and Gianni Sarcone, explore how to turn small ideas into massive projects by designing and installing a giant masking-tape mural that will be created and displayed in the Education Wing Gallery.

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Skateboard Design and Creation - WK2

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 7-11, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Gabriel Friedman
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

This camp will focus on the creative side of skateboarding culture. Design your own custom skateboard shape, sketch and paint a unique graphic design, create skating zines, then learn how it all comes together by assembling and adding hardware and wheels. As a group, you’ll explore skateboard ramp design and construction with emphasis on creative construction. You’ll have time to practice skateboarding before you show off your original board and stellar moves at Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase.

(An additional safety waiver will need to be signed by a parent/guardian after registering for this camp. An Oklahoma Contemporary staff member will email you once your registration is complete. Helmet, knee and elbow pads will also be required to participate.)

This camp is sold out! Click here to sign up for the waitlist.

Mega Sculptures! - WK3

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 14-18, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios Building | Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Perla Contreras
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

We’re going BIG! Taking inspiration from artist Chakaia Booker, whose newest installation will open in Campbell Art Park this summer, this camp will explore 2-D and 3-D art processes. Use paper to create assemblage sculptures focusing on movement and rhythm like Booker’s sculpture, Shaved Portions. You’ll also learn paper manipulation techniques to create a one-of-a-kind mega group sculpture, as well as individual art pieces to take home.

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Inflatable Paintings - WK4

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 21-25, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Katelynn Noel Knick
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Learn abstract painting practices and sewing techniques and collaborate with fellow campers to build a large-scale inflatable painting. Taking inspiration from artwork in the galleries and instructor Katelynn Noel Knick’s own works, you and fellow campers will create a colorful 3-D inflatable art piece that family and friends can explore.

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Digital Drawing & Comic Design powered by Google - WK4

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 21-25, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Justin Stier
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Experience digital drawing on iPad Pros. Inspired by exhibiting artist Ed Ruscha’s artwork Comics, you’ll focus on designing well-developed characters for comic stories and gain a strong familiarity with portable digital-art tools. At week’s end, an original digitally drawn character of your choice will be printed and matted for you to take home and display.

This camp is sold out! Click here to sign up for the waitlist.

Mega Mural Painting - WK5

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 28 - July 2, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter TBA
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Pick up a brush and paint the walls with us! Learn the process of mural painting while understanding its complexities. This camp includes collaborating, sketching, cutting large-scale stencils and painting to create a multi-layered mural. With your fellow campers, discuss the modern mural movement and learn the history of public mural art around Oklahoma City and beyond.

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Multimedia Jewelry Design - WK6

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, July 6-9, 2021
  • Cost $180
  • Location The Studios Building | Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Perla Contreras
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

While being inspired by contemporary jewelry designers, learn various jewelry-making techniques to create wearable artworks with materials including polymer clay, paper, wire, fiber and more. By week’s end, you’ll take home several completed pieces to adorn any outfit.

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Stop-Motion Animation powered by Google - WK7

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 12-16, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Kyle Roberts
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

In this camp, Emmy Award-winning director Kyle Roberts and the Reckless Abandonment Pictures crew will immerse you in stop-motion animation. You'll experience the full spectrum of video animation while using state-of-the-art equipment and iPad Pros to shoot and edit your collaborative production. On the last day of camp, your family and friends will watch your film on the big screen in the Te Ata theater during Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase.

This camp is sold out! Click here to sign up for the waitlist.

DJ School powered by Google - WK8

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 19-23, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Tony Tee
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

DJ School takes DJing to the next level. Learn the basics of DJing, including equipment setups, DJ etiquette and how DJing fits in the hip-hop culture. Practice DJing on state-of-the-art machinery taught by local industry leaders and artists. On Friday, show off your new skills during the Camp Contemporary Showcase.

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Contemporary Costume Design - WK8

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 19-23, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter TBA
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Taking inspiration from contemporary fashion designer Iris van Herpen, build a unique costume focusing on psychedelic fabrics and natural influences. Learn hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern building, proper fabric selection and cohesive style techniques. On Friday, you’ll shine like a star as you walk the runway during the Camp Contemporary Showcase in the Te Ata Theater.

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Contemporary Clay - WK9

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 26-30, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios Building | Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

This camp will explore the dynamic world of contemporary ceramics. Practice throwing clay on a pottery wheel plus learn hand building as well as experience kiln firing and glazing processes. Practice various ways to express personal creativity through surface design, texture and color. Camp concludes with taking home newly found artistic skills in addition to a several finished ceramic pieces.

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Creative Robotics - WK10

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, Aug. 2-6, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Angel Little
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Creative Robotics introduces the elemental concepts of artistic engineering through simple engineering and algorithmic exploration. Learn the basics of functional coding, creative designing and the If-Then-Else approach to problem solving. Learn to identify the stages of common mechanical engineering, collective creation and team-based development.

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Hours

Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Location

Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
info@okcontemp.org

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P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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