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Registrations being accepted for SFA Summer Art Academy

May 24, 2011 - Sylvia Bierschenk
An SFA Art Academy participant pauses to admire the mask she created during the two-week camp for area kindergartners through sixth graders. This summer's academy will meet in the SFA Art Building from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, June 13 through 24.
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - Registrations are still being accepted for the Summer Art Academy offered by the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art. The two-week camp will meet Monday through Friday, June 13 through 24. Students in kindergarten through sixth grade may enroll in classes that include drawing, painting, photography and sculpture.

"The academy offers an exciting introduction to the visual arts and an immersion into specific media," said Gary Parker, SFA art instructor and director of the academy.

Classes are arranged by approximate age and meet from 9 a.m. to noon in the Art Building on Wilson Drive. The students' work will be exhibited at 6 p.m. Friday, June 24, in the Art Building. Afterwards, students may take their work home.

The $160 registration fee includes all art supplies, refreshments and exhibition expenses. Registration information is available at www.art.sfasu.edu/ or by calling the School of Art at (936) 468-4804.

"We encourage parents to register their children early since enrollment is limited to ensure personal attention and instruction," Parker said.

For more information, contact the School of Art or e-mail Parker at gparker@sfasu.edu.