Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Application

The Application Process
Fall 2016 semester runs August 23-December 10, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 4-6 pm. Fall application deadline: July 11.

Step 1: Complete and submit the application form below.
Step 2: You may be contacted for an interview with Education Staff after the July 11 application deadline. If you are scheduled for an interview you will need two things: your parent/guardian; examples of your artwork.

Selection Process: We seek 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 are interested in having new artistic adventures in a creative community. We are committed to a student enrollment with representation from throughout the metro area. Application and interview materials are reviewed by members of our Education Committee. All interviewees are notified by mail regarding admissions decisions prior to program start.

For Artist Mentoring Program inquiries contact our Studio Coordinator, Bridget O'Donnell, at bodonnell@joslyn.org
For general info/questions call 402.661.3891.

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    Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Descriptions:

    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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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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