P.A. Day Art Camp

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Photo: Tim Forbes 

André Biéler Studio

Fridays 1 February and 5 April 2019
9–4 pm

Before and aftercare is included, 8:30–9 am and 4­­–4:30 pm
Fee: $55, $45 members

Event webpage with links for registration: https://agnes.queensu.ca/event/details/p-a-day-art-camp-2/

Enjoy a day off school making art in the Studio. Children ages 6–12 will explore our exhibitions as inspiration for learning techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking and mixed-media art.

Friday 1 February 2019
Colorful Rhythms and Dynamic Designs

Inspired by the exhibition, Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts, campers will learn the power of movement and repetition while employing 2-D art techniques to create rhythmic and spontaneous designs. Using a variety of materials, students will each also create a mini mandala built around a print of their hands—a symbol of the power and creative potential all humans share, with artist and educator Natasha Jabre.

Friday 5 April 2019

Making Ancient History

Inspired by the exhibition, Rome, Capital of Paintingcampers will explore the allure of antique Roman vases, drawing their own with a surprising twist. As new discoveries in history bring colorful new ideas to light, students will use “resist” and “block-out” methods to draw, paint, and chip away at the surface of their creations to reveal beautiful colors and patterns beneath, with artist and educator Natasha Jabre.

Natasha Jabre is a representational painter whose work highlights the strangeness of everyday situations using symbolism and surreal lighting. She received her BFA from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada and her MFA from The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Her artwork has recently been exhibited in Canada and the United States, as well as internationally in Berlin, Italy, Lebanon, and Spain.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre. 36 University Avenue, Kingston ON
Geographical location: 
  • Kingston
  • The Great Waterway
  • Tourism Kingston
  • Ontario Heritage Trust