USF Hosts Spring High School Visual Arts and Music Technology Workshops

February 4, 2019

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will host Visual Arts and Music Technology Workshops on March 8 for high school students and teachers.

The visual arts workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at the Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communication Center on the USF campus, 2701 Spring St.

The music technology workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at the USF Music Technology Center, 431 W. Berry St.

The visual arts workshops with include a full-time faculty member and each student will participate in one of seven sessions: Stop Motion Animation, 3D Video Game Design, Photography is Magic, Sculpting Hands, Drawing, Ceramics and Illustration. Teachers will spend the day with Monika Meler, Director of Graduate Studies in Studio Art, cultivating a variety of hand and press printing techniques using mat-board stencils. Stencil carving, color mixing, press and hand-printing will all be demonstrated, making this teacher workshop an ideal class for those new to printmaking.

Music Technology workshop students will work in state-of-the-art recording studios where they will experience the entire process of recording and mixing a song. Students will learn about basic recording techniques and music production using Avid’s Pro Tools and Apple’s Logic Pro X recording software. All students will get hands-on experience with working on a Neve recording console. Teachers are welcome to attend this day to expand upon their own experience and receive Professional Growth Points.

Online registration and information about individual sessions can be found at For more information, contact the School of Creative Arts at 260-399-8064.

The University of Saint Francis is 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. 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 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.