KCAI's Pre-College ArtLab

Kansas City, MO


KCAI's Pre-College ArtLab (PCAL) is a three-week residency program for freshman through senior high school students. Seniors who have already graduated are welcome to apply. 

Students accepted into the KCAI's Pre-College ArtLab (PCAL) program will choose a studio major and also take an art history course as well as an intensive life drawing course. The program will help students discover first hand the commitment it takes to be an artist.

  • Experience firsthand the commitment and focus it takes to be a full-time art college student
  • Work with instructors who are practicing artists and educators
  • Study within a college-like curriculum that will expose you to numerous new techniques and media
  • Explore new possibilities by working in well-equipped studios featuring specialized equipment
  • Live, learn, laugh and connect with high school students from across the country who are as serious about art as you are

Cost and Session Information

Pre-College ArtLab (PCAL)

A three-week residency program for high school students from July 10-29, 2016

PCAL features

Compare our pre-college program with other schools, and you'll appreciate the value we offer at KCAI. Our program cost of $2,799 includes:

Three college creditsTuitionRoom and boardLiving Center Grant*SuppliesSome excursions and weekend activitiesPortfolio review at the conclusion of the programExhibition of work High quality images of your life drawing and major studio work to use in college applications * A $3,500 Student Living Center grant, applied to one full year of housing at KCAI. The maximum award is one grant per students and is dependent on admission to the college.

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