Summer Academy Camps

Portfolio Design

Pre-professional

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Learn how to create a compelling narrative about your skills and creativity in our portfolio building camp. This program provides individualized guidance, diverse projects, and valuable insights into creating a standout portfolio. It’s perfect for students who aspire to attend art school or want to showcase their talents. Elevate your artistic journey and create a portfolio that reflects your unique vision and abilities, setting the stage for your future success in the art world.

Age:

15-17

Course Date:

July 15 – 19, 2024
Monday – Friday

Course Date Info:

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Address:

UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
See map: Google Maps

Location Info:

Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.

Cost:

Day Camp – $500
Residential Camp – $1175

Course Number:

1782-001

Prerequisites:
Students are asked to come to camp with 5-10 pieces of work. Work can be finished or in progress. All mediums acceptable, in fact, the more diverse the better! Students will have the opportunity to work on existing pieces but also create new ones.

Instructor:

Olivia Trestrail

Olivia Trestrail is an interdisciplinary artist based in Athens. She is currently pursuing her BFA in Photography at the University of Georgia. Her practice primarily consists of analog photography, while also working in installation, video art, bookmaking and other alternative photographic processes. This is Olivia’s second year with Summer Academy.

Santiago Arbelaez

Santiago Arbelaez is a visual artist based in Athens. He is currently pursuing his BFA in Photography and Expanded Media at the University of Georgia. His artistic practice mainly lies in analog and digital photography, also working in printmaking and video art. This is Santiago’s second year with Summer Academy.

What you need for camp:
Some supplies will be provided but students are encouraged to bring in any materials that would help them further develop their work.

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Want to extend the fun beyond 3:30 p.m.?

Select the extended day option during checkout and make camp even better for only $60/week!

Consult the Parent Handbook for additional information