Summer at Cornish: Art & Design Programs
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.
|Pre-College Session||July 11 - August 5|
|One-Week Intensives||August 8 - August 12|
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.
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
|$2,200||Foundations & Drawing, Portfolio Development, and Art History; Includes college credit and materials fees.|
|$600 x 2||Per-Afternoon Elective Course *|
* Two afternoon elective classes required (one Monday/Wednesday and one Tuesday/Thursday) for Pre-College Course Package.
Pre-College Individual Courses
|$600||Per-Afternoon Elective Course|
|$500||For Portfolio Development Only|
|$500||For Art History Only|
Please note: College credit is not available for individual courses.
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.
|$800||Per 30-Hour Intensive; includes materials fees.|
Please note: College credit is not available for one-week intensives.
|Art and Design Foundations and Drawing||July 11 –August 5||14 - 18||$ 2200.00|
|Introduction to Illustration||July 11 –August 3||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Bend, Spark, Weld||July 11 –August 3||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Theatrical Hair and Makeup||July 11 –August 3||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Building a Production Pre-College Intensive||July 11 –July 22||14 - 18||$ 100.00|
|Digital Photography||July 12 –August 4||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Minicomics||July 12 –August 4||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Introduction to Graphic Design||July 12 –August 4||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Color Theory in Acrylics||July 12 –August 4||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Figure Drawing||July 12 –August 4||14 - 18||$ 600.00|
|Portfolio Development||July 15 –August 5||14 - 18||$ 500.00|
|Art History||July 15 –July 29||14 - 18||$ 500.00|
|Teens in Fashion Intensive: Inspiring Beauty, Posing Beauty||July 18 –August 5||14 - 18||$ 100.00|
|Musical Theater Review Three Week Intensive||July 25 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 1550.00|
|Alternative Process Photography Intensive||August 8 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 800.00|
|Skateboard Design Lab Intensive||August 8 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 800.00|
|Illustrate This! Cultivating the Mind of a Visual Storyteller Intensive||August 8 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 800.00|
|Life Drawing Intensive||August 8 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 800.00|
|Installation Intensive||August 8 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 800.00|
|Theatrical Hair and Makeup Intensive||August 8 –August 12||14 - 18||$ 800.00|