Art Classes for High School Students

The two art classes below are college level classes taught by Wagner College Full-time Faculty. Classes are designed to assist High School students who want an opportunity to develop their art portfolio for college.

Ceramics Basics
This class will focus on pottery, including hand-building, the potter's wheel, sculpture, surface decoration and glazing in an open studio format. Individual instruction will be available from an instructor with 35 years of teaching and practice in the arts. Students interested in making work for their portfolio will be encouraged to complete a small body of work embodying their strengths. All materials supplied.
Instructor: Stephen Nutt, Wagner College Art Faculty
Read this article about Prof. Nutt's 2011 exhibit "Other Media"

Mondays, March 3 – May 12 (10 weeks)
No class April 21
4pm – 6pm
Ages: 13 - 18
Tuition: $379

Drawing and Painting
This is an introductory portfolio class with the goal to familiarize each student with various drawing and painting materials. Working on a variety of projects, students will have the opportunity to create their own designs while learning the tools and fundamental skills required for dynamic image making. Emphasis is on composition, discovering ways to build a successful picture while exploring line quality for drawing and brush technique for painting. All materials supplied.
Instructor: Griselda Healy, Wagner College Art Faculty
Read this Staten Island Advance article about one of Prof. Healy's recent works "Figure in Motion".

Tuesdays, February 4 – May 6 (12 weeks)
No classes February 18 and April 22
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Ages: 13 – 18
Tuition: $499

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