Elements of Art Summer Camps

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Elements of Art Summer Camps Elements of Art Summer Camps explore the elements of line, shape, form, space, color, and texture in art. Students get to create work in a variety of media while being inspired by the exhibitions on view. Camps are open to ages 5 through 12 and projects vary in complexity according to the student’s age. Older students have the opportunity to concentrate on foundation skills in drawing and painting. The curriculum is different for every camp, so students may sign up … [Read more...]

Phil Dike: At the Edge of the Sea

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Phil Dike: At the Edge of the Sea June 25 - September 24, 2017 Philip Latimer Dike (1906–1990) grew up in Redlands, California, and studied at the Chouinard School of Art from 1924 to 1927. There, he met artist Millard Sheets, who would become a lifelong friend. Dike went to New York in 1929 to study at the Art Students League, and also studied in the studio of artist George Luks and exhibited at the New York Water Color Club. He returned to Los Angeles and taught at Chouinard for a year … [Read more...]

Ben Messick: Memories of Los Angeles

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Ben Messick: Memories of Los Angeles June 25 - September 24, 2017 Ben Messick (1891-1981) is celebrated for his images of life in Los Angeles during the years of the Great Depression and World War II. He grew up in the Missouri Ozarks, served in France in World War I, studied at the Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles from 1925 to 1930, and later taught there. Through most of the 1930s and 1940s Messick lived in a studio apartment at 2600 West 8th Street, and everyday scenes in the … [Read more...]