K-12 Educators Institute - Summer 2017

The Department of Art & Design offers summer graduate art studio courses through the K-12 Educators Institute. These courses meet for one week; Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For information on fees please click here.


2017 Courses:


ART 490: Selected Topics: "Creative Forces: Finding and Developing Content in 2D Media"
June 12 - 16, 2016; Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
215 / 218 / 203 Huber Art Center (This course is available as a four-day residency)
Professor Michael Campbell, mecamp@ship.edu

This course will explore methods for finding and then developing content through 2D media. The student will select his or her own media and support(s). Emphasis will be placed on the evolution of the creative process in developing both form and content. The student will have the option of working on other 2D media skills during the course. An optional day trip to art galleries in New York City or Philadelphia will be scheduled to see contemporary 2D media themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 14). Professor: Michael Campbell. Huber Art Center, studios: 215, 218 and 203.


ART 491: Selected Topics: "Innovative Supports, Unique tools, and Processes for Drawing and Painting"
June 19 - 23, 2017; Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
215 / 218 / 203 Huber Art Center (This course is available as a four-day residency)
Professor Michael Campbell, mecamp@ship.edu

This course focuses on exploring innovative supports, unique tools and processes for drawing and painting. Students will be encouraged to experiment and take risks while developing images of personal interest. Drawing and painting media will be selected by the student. The student will also have the option of working on a variety of drawing and painting types not related to the course title. An optional day trip to art galleries in New York City or Philadelphia will be scheduled to see contemporary drawing themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 21). Huber Art Center 215, 218, and 203.

ART 492: Selected Topics: "Construction and Deconstruction with 2D Media"
June 26 - 30, 2017; Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
215 / 218 / 203 Huber Art Center (This course is available as a four-day residency)
Professor Michael Campbell, mecamp@ship.edu

This course focuses on the methods of construction and deconstruction of images with 2D Media. Students will investigate a variety of processes by which the image is created, transformed, removed (in part or wholly) and resurrected. The student will identify their own form (media, tools and techniques, and supports) and content for their work. The student will have the option of working on other studio skills during the course and producing other types of art. An optional day trip to art galleries in New York City or Philadelphia will be scheduled to see contemporary themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 28). Huber Art Center, studios: 215, 218, and 203.


News & Events

Department Trips

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 

  • Every semester

New York City Art Galleries and Museums 

  • Twice a semester, a day trip
  • Three day trip, each semester 

Special Events

Spring Break, March 8-15, 2018 - Brussels & Bruges, Belgium

Spring Break Trips Include: 

  • Round trip airfare
  • Local coach to hotel and airport
  • Double occupancy, tourist-class hotel
  • Continental breakfast in the hotel

SU students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, retirees of SU, and the community-at-large are all welcome to join this trip.