WINTER ARTS LABS

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Winter Arts Lab is a series of weekend, 3-hour art workshops designed for students ages 12 to 16 to spark imagination, encourage self-expression, and make lifelong connections to many expressions of art. Each weekend lab will meet on Saturdays from 12:00 am – 3:00 pm at McColl Center led by a professional artist who will teach skills in a particular medium and give individual support. All camp supplies and materials are included at no additional cost. We provide quality instruction that mixes technique and skill-building opportunities for creativity and confidence and a run, relaxed atmosphere.

Sessions include:


WINTER ARTS LAB: FASHION

December 3, 2022 at 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Cost: $65, $10 Materials

Instructor: Nkenji Freeman

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Tap into young artists’ natural desire to express themselves through clothing in a fun and stimulating environment that encourages creative visioning, self-expression and embodies true design thinking. Students will learn how to sketch, measure, hand sew and embellish their own stylish wardrobe products, while laying the foundation for practical skills that last a lifetime. Each student should bring a garment from home that they wish to alter.

WINTER ARTS LAB: ARTMAKING + MIXED MEDIA

December 10, 2022 at 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Cost: $65, $10 Materials

Instructor: Bunny Gregory

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Bunny Gregory is a Charlotte-based artist who creates many kinds of artwork – paintings, sculptures, murals and drawings. She likes to experiment and try new things. During this workshop young artists will create imaginative artwork – draw, paint, and collage using color, pastels and mixed media – and learn about color mixing and creating with shapes.

WINTER ARTS LAB: PRINTMAKING

December 17, 2022 at 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Cost: $65, $10 Materials

Instructor: Felicia van Bork

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Young artists will experiment with their own gelatin plate, a fun approach to printing on paper. This workshop will teach artists to explore color mixing, rolling ink, and pulling unique prints while also experimenting with techniques like color registration, stenciling, and pattern making.