Now that summer is winding down, it is time to get ready for fall! Art Workshop and Young at Art classes start the week of September 11th, and run through the week of November 13th, with our evening show and reception scheduled for Sunday, November 19th. Hold a place in the program, by visiting the Art Program Registration page, and registering.
Art Workshop is open to students in grades four through high school. There are students from many different schools who participate in the program. All that is required is a desire to create! Classes are held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons in Jenkintown at St. Joseph the Protector School from 3:30-5:15 pm. Supplies are included in the fee.
The Fall semester will be 10 weeks long. A variety of mediums will be used , exposing the artists to different methods of creating. Each section is limited to 10 students. The semester culiminates in an art show, displaying the work created by the artists.
Young at Art is an adult art program which meets on Tuesday mornings from 10-11:30 am. Adults of any age and skill level are welcome.
The adult classes run for six weeks, and will also be displayed in the Fall show on Sunday, November 19th. Contact Mrs. Cipolla at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in the class.
Art Workshop students from the 2016-17 school year are invited to participate in the 2017 Jenkintown Festival of the Arts, Student Exhibit. The winners from last year are displayed below, click on each of the images to view the artist!
Mrs. Cipolla will be accepting work the week of 9/11. Up to four pieces can be submitted for the show. The show is juired, with prizes awarded in the high school and middle school category. Art Workshop has had winners ever year! The work will be displayed in Yorktown Alley, off of Johnson Street in the heart of Jenkintown on Sunday, September 17 from 1-6 pm.
Art Workshop eighth graders are encouraged to start organizing their work for high school art scholarships. Mrs. Cipolla will be happy to meet with you and help you put your work together. Area private and archdiocesan schools offer art scholarships to incoming freshman. The requiremnts vary by school but often require a teacher letter of recommendation and 10-15 pieces of work, displayed in an organzied portfolio. Most of the applications are due in November and December. Contact Mrs. Cipolla to set up a time!
Looking forward to another great year of creating art!