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Extension Programs: Art & Design


Extension Programs: Art & Design


Summer at Cornish’s Art & Design program offers a rigorous pre-college program and a number of exciting intensive studio experiences for students ages 14 to 18 who want to explore the visual arts in a professional art school setting.

You will hone your skills, learn new techniques from working artists and meet other students passionate about the visual arts. With a variety of program offerings, Summer at Cornish provides the perfect platform to expand your knowledge, grow as an individual, develop strong portfolio pieces, potentially earn college credit, and get a real taste of college life. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Art & Design Sessions

You asked and we listened! Based on student and faculty feedback we extended our Art & Design Pre-College Session from 3 weeks to 4 weeks. And you will earn college credit for it! Please note: College credit is not available for one-week intensives.

SESSIONDATE
Pre-College SessionJuly 11 - August 5
One-Week IntensivesAugust 8 - August 12

Pricing

The costs of the courses are listed in the charts below. You will receive a 10% discount, if your tuition is paid in full by May 6, 2016. Housing and scholarships are available for the Art & Design Pre-College and One-Week Intensive sessions.

Pre-College Session

July 11 - August 5

Our four-week, pre-college program prepares you in a comprehensive and rigorous fashion for the real challenges of art school and college life, and you will earn two college credits. All students in the Pre-College Session will take Foundations & Drawing, Portfolio Development and Art History.

If you are enrolled in the Pre-College Course Package, you must also take two afternoon elective courses which rotate Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday. Elective Courses run from 1PM to 4PM and include topics such as photography, printmaking, sculpture, painting, graphic design and digital media. 

At the conclusion of the program on August 5, 2016, you will present a final exhibition of your artwork.

Pre-College Course Package

COSTCOURSES
$2,200Foundations & Drawing, Portfolio Development, and Art History; Includes college credit and materials fees.
$600 x 2Per-Afternoon Elective Course *
$3,400Total

Pre-College Individual Courses

COSTCOURSES
$600Per-Afternoon Elective Course
$500For Portfolio Development Only
$500For Art History Only

Please note: College credit is not available for individual courses.

One-Week Intensives

August 8 - August 12

Our one-week intensives are designed for the student who wants to dig deeper. These intensives run Monday–Friday, 9AM–4PM, with a one-hour break for lunch. Intensives provide 30 contact hours over five days with our stellar faculty. Through a one-week intensive, you will explore the depth and breadth of art and design practices.

These courses make a welcome week-long addendum to the pre-college program or may be taken on their own. Students of all levels are welcome. 

At the conclusion of the program on August 12, 2016, you will present a final exhibition of your artwork.

COSTCOURSES
$800Per 30-Hour Intensive; includes materials fees.

Please note: College credit is not available for one-week intensives.


Title/Course # Ages Day Date Time Tuition
Art and Design Foundations and Drawing 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th July 11 –August 5 9:00 am – 12:00 pm $2200
Introduction to Illustration 14 - 18 M, W July 11 –August 3 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Bend, Spark, Weld 14 - 18 M, W July 11 –August 3 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Theatrical Hair and Makeup 14 - 18 M, W July 11 –August 3 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Building a Production Pre-College Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F July 11 –July 22 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $100
Digital Photography 14 - 18 T, Th July 12 –August 4 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Minicomics 14 - 18 T, Th July 12 –August 4 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Introduction to Graphic Design 14 - 18 T, Th July 12 –August 4 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Color Theory in Acrylics 14 - 18 T, Th July 12 –August 4 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Figure Drawing 14 - 18 T, Th July 12 –August 4 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $600
Portfolio Development 14 - 18 F July 15 –August 5 9:00 am – 12:00 pm $500
Art History 14 - 18 F July 15 –July 29 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $500
Teens in Fashion Intensive: Inspiring Beauty, Posing Beauty 14 - 18 T, W, Th, F July 19 –August 5 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $100
Musical Theater Review Three Week Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F July 25 –August 12 9:00 pm – 4:00 pm $1550
Alternative Process Photography Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F August 8 –August 12 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $800
Skateboard Design Lab Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F August 8 –August 12 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $800
Illustrate This! Cultivating the Mind of a Visual Storyteller Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F August 8 –August 12 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $800
Life Drawing Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F August 8 –August 12 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $800
Installation Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F August 8 –August 12 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $800
Theatrical Hair and Makeup Intensive 14 - 18 M, T, W, Th, F August 8 –August 12 9:00 am – 4:00 pm $800