Art: Colorful Minds & Creative Hands

June 25-30, 2023 (Grades 9-12)



Western Illinois University’s Summer Art Program is designed for students in grades 9 through 12. This is a 1- week program of art workshops led by local artists and faculty from WIU's Department of Art & Design. A great learning experience for those excited about art and/or what it might be like to be an art student at WIU!




June 25-30, 2023

Commuters are welcome to join the residential campers for evening activities on Sunday, June 25. They are to be picked up by 8 pm and should plan to report back to camp the morning of Mon. June 26. 


Residential: $450 (Includes housing, meals and supplies)

Commuter: $300 (Includes lunch and supplies)

Participation Criteria

Program is intended for students in grades 9- 12, who are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Example Schedule


2023 Instructors & Medias


Ceramics (Wheel Throwing/Hand Building)



Mixed Media




Enrollment is limited to 10 students who are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Residential Cost is $450. Commuter Cost is $300. Registration can be completed online.

Refund Policy:

Full refunds will be made for cancellations made two weeks prior to the program start date. 


Registrants who select the residential option when registring, will be housed at WIU's Corbin Olson Residence Hall . Housing and all meals are included in the program registration cost. 

Medical/ADA Compliance:

Students do not qualify for University health care. Parents should check family insurance policies for health and accident coverage. Western Illinois University is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Please let Study Abroad and Outreach staff know how we can accommodate any special needs students may have at least two weeks prior to the program start date.

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.

Contact Us

Sally Adams
For Questions


Horrabin Room 8

(309) 298-1911