Carnegie Mellon Summer: Pre-College Art

    Carnegie Mellon Summer: Pre-College Art


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Six Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Multi-Arts, Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Call: (412) 268-5914
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    Ready to challenge how you think about art?

    In this program, you will use both traditional tools and cutting-edge technologies to explore your creative ideas in a college-level studio environment. You will develop both your conceptual and technical skills preparing you for a wide range of opportunities in both art studies and careers. You will break through the boundaries of how you approach art, taking your work to the next level.

    Curriculum Overview:

    Students will be introduced to the spirit and substance of the Carnegie Mellon University School of Art through challenging courses, individual critique, stimulating workshops, portfolio development, and energetic interaction with dedicated faculty and talented peers. Classes are held mornings and afternoons, Monday through Thursday, with elective workshops on Friday. Curriculum focuses on the fundamentals of technical skill as well as the growth of conceptual thinking and how those elements are applied to personal artistic practice.

    Curriculum Includes:

    College-Level Art Courses

    Small Classes Led by Accomplished Art Faculty

    Concept Studio

    Friday Workshops

    College Application Preparation

    Application Preparation

    Cost and Session Information

    Six-week Program Dates:

    Start Date:  Saturday, July 2, 2022

    End Date:  Saturday, August 13, 2022

    Three-week Program Dates:

    Start Date:  Saturday, July 2, 2022

    End Date:  Saturday, July 23, 2022

    Program Costs:

    Please visit our website for a comprehensive list of our program costs. https://www.cmu.edu/pre-college/cost-financial-aid/index.html