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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.

Pre-College Session

July 10 – August 4

Summer at Cornish's 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.

Students enrolled in the Pre-College Course Package 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 life drawing. Students can choose to delve deeper into an area of interest, explore something new, or both!

At the conclusion of the program on August 4, 2017 students will present a final exhibition of their artwork.

Pre-College Course Package

$2,300Foundations & Drawing, Portfolio Development, and Art History; Includes college credit and materials fees.
$630 x 2Per-Afternoon Elective Course *

* Two afternoon elective classes required (one Monday/Wednesday and one Tuesday/Thursday) for Pre-College Course Package.

Pre-College Individual Courses

$630Per-Afternoon Elective Course
$530For Portfolio Development Only

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

Title/Course # Ages Day Date Time Tuition
Portfolio Development
14 - 18 F July 10 –August 4 9:00 am – 12:00 pm $530
Art & Design Pre-College Foundation
14 - 18 M, T, W, Th July 10 –August 4 9:00 pm – 12:00 pm $2300
14 - 18 M, W July 10 –August 2 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $630
Life Drawing
14 - 18 M, W July 10 –August 2 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $630
Bend, Spark, Weld
15 - 18 M, W July 10 –August 2 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $630
Digital Photography
14 - 18 T, Th July 11 –August 3 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $630
Introduction to Graphic Design
14 - 18 T, Th July 11 –August 3 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $630