Overview

We have a summer in Storrs for you!

UConn's Pre-College Summer Watercolor course provides high school students the opportunity to channel their creativity and cultivate their artistry at a nationally ranked public university campus.

Indulge in your passions. 

Watercolor is a popular medium for professional artists and illustrators. Historically, the scale of watercolors has ranged from the miniature to the monumental, and the portability of watercolor has made it the favored medium for travelers.

Offered during Session 4, our one-week Watercolor course allows students the opportunity to explore a number of techniques and styles created with both transparent and opaque watercolor, also known as gouache.

Supplies for this course will be provided.

Come learn from Kathryn Myers, MFA, Professor of Art for UConn's Art and Art History Department. Myers has been a watercolor artist and teacher for over three decades. Her early work in transparent watercolor were large-scale narratives and her recent work in transparent watercolor and gouache are intimately scaled cityscapes of India. Her work can be viewed at KathrynMyers.org.

2019 Pre-College Summer Dates:

Session 1: July 7 – July 13

Session 2: July 14 – July 20

Session 3: July 21 – July 27

Session 4: July 28 – August 3

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Cost and Session Information

Costs and fees are determined by the number of sessions a student enrolls in (one, two, three, or four sessions). Enrolling in a weekly session, includes the selected academic course* taught by UConn faculty or experts in their industry, exploratory workshops, social programming activities, as well as administrative costs, all meals, and housing in an air-conditioned residence hall. Laundry machines located inside of the residence halls are available to participants at no cost. Participants must arrange their own travel to and from the Program, at their own expense. 

*Additional Course Fees: Additional fees to select academic courses may apply. These fees help to cover the added cost of supply kits, studio fees, travel, entrance fees, etc. For specific course fee information, visit the course's information page. If applicable, this course fee will be applied at time of course enrollment. 

Program Cost and Fees: 

Application: A non-refundable application processing fee of $40.00 must be paid in order to have your application reviewed. The application fee can be paid at the last step of the application process, and is separate from enrollment costs.

Enrollment: A $300.00 non-refundable deposit per session that will be collected at the time of enrollment is required to enroll in Pre-College Summer courses. This deposit will be credited to your program fee’s account balance.

Take Advantage of our Spring Special and get $100 off of your enrollments costs!

1 Week: $2050 $1950 - Price for one session

2 Weeks: $3950 $3850 - $1900 for a second session (receive a $150 discount)

3 Weeks: $5700 $5600 - $1750 for a third session (receive a $300 discount)

4 Weeks: $7300 $7200 - $1600 for a fourth session (receive a $450 discount)

Discounts:

     Spring Special!: Submit your application by Sunday, April 21st for $100 off of your course enrollment costs.

     Multiple Sessions: Receive a discount for enrolling in more than one session, as indicated in the pricing table above.

     Sibling Discount: If two or more siblings enroll in the Program during the same summer, the subsequent sibling(s) will receive a $100.00 discount off of their total Program fee.

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