YOUNG ARTISTS Clay + Sculpture

Ages 9 - 12

In this clay exploration for the creative preteen, projects range from hand-built functional pottery to ceramic sculpture inspired by famous artists. Lessons focus on popular and historic artists, sculptors, ceramicists, and cultural icons. Visits to the Museum of Art lead the way for projects through this 6-week class. Materials provided.

SATURDAYS, 9 - 11:30 am | SESSION 3/2 - 4/20
6 classes | 15 contact hours | Location: Sculpture Studios,1209 State Street (Enter from main parking lot, go downstairs)

+ SCHOLARSHIPS: Need-based scholarship request forms are available HERE >

+ IMPORTANT: To ensure the age appropriateness of the curriculum, children must meet the age requirement listed with each course description by the beginning of class.

+ SNACK: Please provide a snack/water for your child every day. There will be a supervised snack break each day at mid-morning.

+ SMOCKS: The projects are fun but can be messy at times. Bring a smock (old shirt or apron) or simply dress for the mess. 

+ CAMPUS: Visit Studio Building Reception for help and directions to classrooms. View the College of Art and Design Campus Map >

Class Age Key:
+ ART EXPLORATIONS I = All classes for ages 4+5
+ ART EXPLORATIONS II = All classes for ages 6-8, non-sequential
+ YOUNG ARTISTS = All classes for ages 9-12, non-sequential
+ TEEN = Classes for ages 13-17
+ ADULTS and 16 + = Adult classes that are open to older teens
+ ADULTS = Classes for ages 18+

Meet your instructor, Paula!

PAULA CARUANA received her BS in art education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. She has taught K-12 art in public and private schools. Paula is a former Decorative Arts Assistant in Munson’s Museum of Art and a longtime student in the Institute’s community ceramics program.

Ages 9 - 12 | Young Artists Clay + Sculpture