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Registrations being accepted for SFA Summer Art Academy

May 28, 2013 - Robbie Goodrich

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - Registrations are now 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, July 8 through 19, on the SFA campus.

Students in kindergarten through sixth grade may enroll in classes that include drawing, painting 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 will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Art Building on Wilson Drive. The students' work will be exhibited at 5 p.m. Friday, July 19, in the Art Building. Afterward, the students may take their work home.

The registration fee, which is $160 if received by Monday, June 10, includes all art supplies, refreshments and exhibition expenses. After June 10, the cost is $175. 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 email Parker at gparker@sfasu.edu.