Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Application

The Application Process
Summer 2015 Semester runs June 2nd - August 8th, Tuesday - Saturday 3-6pm.

Step 1: Complete and submit the application form below.
Step 2: Complete an interview with the Education Staff. You will be contacted for an interview after the application deadline on November 9th.
For the interview you will need 2 things: your parent/guardian; examples of your artwork (optional).

Selection Process: We are seeking youth who are passionate about the arts and committed to their own education. Past experience with art is not required, instead we are looking for people who think “outside the box” and are interested in having new creative adventures. Your application materials and interview will be reviewed by members of our Education Committee. All applicants will be notified by mail regarding admissions decisions prior to program start.

For Artist Mentoring Program inquiries contact our Program Coordinator, Thom Sibbitt, at tsibbitt@joslyn.org
For general info/questions call 402.661.3891

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    Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Descriptions:

    THE ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM Description: In our most advanced course, you work closely with other young artists and your mentor. You will have many hours of open studio time and will be encouraged to define your own projects. (Class size 2-4) THE ECO ARTS PROGRAM Description: In this contemporary program, you will research and gather local recycled materials and repurpose them into art and design. Emphasis will be placed on sustainable art studio practices and ecology. (Class size 3-4) THE CLAY MEDIA PROGRAM Description: The Clay Arts Program provides you with an inclusive approach to the ceramic arts and encourages interdisciplinary exploration.There will be a great deal of discussion, preparation, and experimentation as well as opportunities for the Mentor to share his/her personal art-making habits, beliefs, style, etc. You will learn professional studio practices and how to express meaningful ideas through objects. Your work will be exhibited in the end-of-semester show. (Class size 4-5) THE CRITICAL ARTS PROGRAM Description: As a gallery intern, you will work with a professional curator to learn the techniques for designing, hanging, and marketing an art show by visiting local galleries. You will also discuss art and professional practice with a variety of working artists. For your final project, you will curate The Kent Bellows Studio’s next exhibition! (Class size 4-5) THE URBAN ARTS PROGRAM Description: In this unique program, you will investigate urban art aesthetics and learn how to create art for public spaces. For your final project you will create a local, collaborative aerosol mural! (Class size 3-4) THE DIGITAL ARTS PROGRAM Description: In this tech savvy program, you will work with digital tools and methods to create imagery, video, and motion graphics. You and your mentor will research current art and technology trends and make work for the end of semester exhibition. (Class size 2-3) THE FASHION ARTS PROGRAM Description: This new program explores fashion as art. You will work closely with a working fashion artist to create wearable designs out of a medley of materials that will be displayed on the runway! (Class size 3-4) THE MUSIC ARTS PROGRAM Description: This new program investigates the use of iPads and traditional instruments as music making tools. You will work closely with a talented mentor to create music and sound art that can be performed live. (Class size 3-4)
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