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Youth Art Program!

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Youth

Art Program

Summer 2022 June & July

Enrollment Now Open!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY

Tuition is non-refundable unless cancelled by the parent at least one week prior to the start of class. In the event a class is cancelled by Arts Visalia, a full refund will be given.

SCHOLARSHIPS & HOW TO APPLY

We offer both full and partial scholarships to help cover tuition costs for students who otherwise may not be able to participate in our classes. These scholarships are available thanks to the generous support of grants from Measure N City of Visalia Grant, City of Visalia Non-Profit, and the Visalia Breakfast Lions Club, in addition to private donations to our Scholarship Fund. To apply, please fill out the scholarship section on the Enrollment Form. Parents will be notified a week prior to the start of class as to whether the student has been accepted for scholarship.

CHARTER SCHOOLS

If you are using a charter school for no payment is needed at time of enrollment. List your payment on the online enrollment at $0.00 and complete the questions regarding use of a charter school.  After you have completed your enrollment be sure to submit for a voucher through your charter school.

CLASS INFORMATION

SIGN-IN / SIGN-OUT

Please make every effort to sign your child in and out on time. The sign-in period begins 5 minutes prior to the start of class. In the event you are running late to pick up your child, please call the gallery at (559) 739-0905 so we can arrange to have someone else stay with your child until you arrive. Children will not be released to anyone who is not indicated as authorized on the Enrollment Form. Be sure that you have listed all family members or friends authorized to pick-up your child.

WHAT TO WEAR / BRING

Creating art can get a little messy so send your child to class in clothing they don’t have to worry about getting dirty. Please come prepared to create art. Leave toys, tablets, or other distractors at home. Phones must be placed in cubbies during class time.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Photographs will be taken during class. These photos may be used for our website and/or other promotional materials. If you do not want your child photographed during class, indicate that on the Enrollment Form.

STUDENT ARTWORK

Artwork will be displayed in the Young Imaginations Gallery through the month following the enrolled class. (For example: the artwork created in March’s class will be on display during the month of April.) Be sure to remember to pick up your child’s artwork on the last Friday of the month it is on display. We are unable to store artwork that is left behind.

NOTICE TO PARENTS

To ensure the safety of our students, all instructors and volunteers over 18 years must pass a LiveScan check prior to working in the classroom. There may be a class observer on occasion for educational purposes.

MASK POLICY

Masks are strongly recommend for all students in the classroom.  Additionally We ask that parents perform a health screening prior to class and that students stay home if they are feeling unwell or experiencing any COVID symptoms.

Ages 5-7   4:00-5:30pm

Ages 8-10   10:00-11:30am

Ages 11+   12:30-3:00pm

WEEK 1: COLOR
June 13 – 17
Color is the element of art that may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation. Students will be encouraged to explore the relationships between colors through various painting mediums.

WEEK 2: SHAPE
June 20-24
Shapes can be geometric, like squares and circles; or organic, like free-form or natural shapes. Shapes can be used to organize compositions in visual art.
Students will create works of art through combining various shapes using multiple mediums.

WEEK 3: TEXTURE
June 27 – July 1
Texture is the surface quality that can be seen and felt. Textures can be rough or smooth, soft, or hard. Textures do not always feel the way they look, and many artists use this element when creating work. Students will learn about the visual and physical elements of texture through sculpture and other mediums.

WEEK 4: VALUE
July 11 – 15
Value refers to the expression of light and shadow in artworks. Students will be shown various techniques to show value in creating art.

WEEK 5: LINE
July 18 – 22
Line is a mark with greater length than width. Lines can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal; straight or curved; thick or thin. Line can be used to express many concepts in art. Students will be introduced to a variety of line art styles and exercises to create artworks.

WEEK 6: FORM/SPACE
July 25 – 29
Forms are three-dimensional shapes expressing length, width, and depth. Space refers to the area around forms and other elements of art. Students will get the chance to explore the relationship between sculptural forms and the space that they interact with.