This summer, children will have a chance to learn the styles and techniques of such famous artists as Pablo Picasso’s Cubism, Salvador Dali’s Surrealism, George Braque’s collage and Andy Warhol’s Pop Art printmaking during “Art with the Masters” summer camp.
The camp is designed for children ages 7-14, from 9-11 a.m. Mondays-Fridays in three summer camp sessions: from June 12-16, June 19-23 and July 10-14 at the Center for Creative Arts located next to the SoBA gallery on Church Street in Old Town Bluffton.
The cost is $100 per child per week. Registration is limited to 14 students per session. Parents are asked to not send their children with a lunch; drinks only. Supplies will be provided.
Scholarships are available by sending a written request to: Sandra Wenig, PO Box 1972, Bluffton, SC 29910.
The instructor is artist Patricia Diemand, who started her quest to become an artist at a young age, being guided by her desire and natural ability. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Art from Marywood University, Scranton, PA and a Master’s in Art Education from Southern Conn. State University in New Haven, CT. Additionally, Diemand studied at the Art League School in Alexandria, VA and was a member of the WA Project for the Arts/Corcoran in Washington, DC. While living in Buffalo, NY, she was a member of the Western New York Artists’ Group. She has exhibited in New York, MD and PA and has been represented by the J. Cooper Gallery in Shepherdstown, WV and Monsoon Gallery, Bethlehem, PA. Diemand had taught Art in the public schools of CT and PA before retiring to South Carolina in 2015.
To register for the class, call 843-247-2868 or register online at www.sobagallery.com.
The summer camp’s schedule is as follows:
Session I: June 12 – June 16
Session II: June 19 – June 23
Session III: July 10 – July 14
SoBA is the flourishing art hub in Bluffton’s historic District at the corner of Church and Calhoun streets. SoBA is a non-profit organization that offers regular art classes, featured artist shows, exhibitions and more. Please visit www.sobagallery.com for a complete calendar of events and other information or call 843-757-6586.