The art camps are run by Mark Hierholzer, executive director of
Art for the Journey, and noted artist and art teacher
in the Richmond region.
The campers learn techniques in a variety of art media. They complete two to three projects over the two days, offering a different project each day and varying the activities to keep the art experience fresh - such as
mixed media cities
Pop Art printmaking
original product design
They build a portfolio of work to take home.
While having fun and learning the fundamentals of artistic expression, they develop and strengthen the critical 21st century skills necessary for the future workforce, such as
Analytical skills to evaluate information conveyed through images and symbols
Critical-thinking skills by drawing upon core academic areas to solve problems of creation, design, and execution Individual expression while learning to work collaboratively to achieve common goals.
600 Founders Bridge Boulevard Midlothian Virginia 23113 804.601.8500