Outreach


Art: Colorful Minds & Creative Hands

June 4-9, 2023

 

Western Illinois University’s summer art program is designed for students in grades 4 through 8. This face-to-face program will be led by Robert Johnson (Retired WIU Faculty), Steve Larimer (Retired Macomb HS Art Teacher) and Natalie Shelly (Macomb Park District Ceramics Coordinator & Lakeview Naturalist Educator)


 

Dates

Times

 

Price

June 4-9

Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 3 pm

Friday, 9 am - Noon 

$235

Included in the program 

All project supplies, instruction and lunch. 

Participation Criteria

Program is open to a minimum of 15 and maximum of 30 students in grades 4-8, who are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Past Program Schedule

2019 Program Schedule 

Past Activities 

Steve Larimer: digital self protrait, digital collage, digital freehand painting

Natalie Shelly: magnified cupcake drawings, clay sgraffito tile, mini-matchbox hidden drawing, repeat pattren wallpaper, reverse painting acetate self-portraits, cyanotype sunprint portraits, vintage postcard embroidery, wheel-thrown mandalas, chalk pastel cherry still life drawings, glue resist painted batik, chalk pastel feather drawings, chalk pastel rothko inspired drawings

 

Registration:

Program is open to a minimum of 15 and maximum of 30 students in grades 4-8, who are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is available here

Materials:

Materials will be provided by our office and provided for them on the first day of the program.






Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual’s membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law. 

Natalie

  • Natalie Shelly  
  • Ceramics Coordinator, Lakeview Naturalist Educator, Macomb Park District
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steve

  • Steve Larimer
  • Retired Art Teacher, Macomb School District 185

bob

  • Bob Johnson
  • Retired Faculty,
  • Western Illinois University
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Contact Us

Sally Adams
For Questions

sa-adams2@wiu.edu

Horrabin Room 8

(309) 298-1911