USF Offering Summer Art Academy for High School Students

March 13, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will host a High School Summer Art Academy for students in grades 9-12, featuring both morning and afternoon sessions.

The intense, three-week art academy allows high school students to study the visual arts, work with professional artists, and develop professional portfolios for college entrance and scholarship applications. The program is highly structured, with students exploring a variety of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional media.

Both the morning and afternoon session will run July 9 – 27, Monday – Friday. The morning session will run 9 -11:30 a.m. ($100 cost) and the afternoon session will run 1 – 3:30 p.m. ($100 cost). Students may elect to sign up for one or both sessions.

The art academy will be held in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communications on the USF main campus, off Leesburg Road. Registration forms will be mailed out in April. To be added to the mailing list, please contact Molly McGowan at 260-399-8064.

The University of Saint Francis is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.