Hiram Fine Arts Workshop
July 14 - 16, 2013 (residential)
A focused exploration of the visual arts for high school students with a passion for art.
What is the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop?
The Hiram Fine Arts Workshop engages up-and-coming high school artists in a variety of activities designed to expand their artistic abilities and aesthetic judgment, foster advanced visual skills, and provide a sample of the college experience.
The Hiram Fine Arts Workshop will meet July 14 - 16, 2013. Students with a passion for art will devote themselves to printmaking, painting and drawing. At the end of the workshop, families and friends will be invited to campus for a show of the artwork that was created during the program. This three-day, summer learning experience will be held on the Hiram College campus, located in Hiram, Ohio.
Who conducts the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop?
Chris Ryan is the Chair and Associate Professor of Art and has been teaching painting and drawing at Hiram College for nine years. Professor Ryan has also taught art in Florence, Italy.
Professor of Art History Lisa Bixenstine Safford's training was concentrated in 19th and 20th century European and American art. She also teaches Ancient, Renaissance, Baroque, Japanese and Indian art.
Jack Carlton, Adjunct Faculty of Art, has taught printmaking for over 20 years at Hiram College and has also taught at Youngstown State University.
When and where is the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop?
The Hiram Fine Arts Workshop will be held on July 14 - 16, 2013 on the campus of Hiram College, a 45-minute drive from Cleveland and Akron. Participants will stay two nights in a Hiram College residence hall.
The 2013 Hiram Fine Arts Workshop is aimed at high school students who are interested in the fine arts and who seek to develop their creative art skills. High school students who will be juniors or seniors in the fall of 2013 are welcome to register. Please submit one registration form and one payment per student.
+ Pay Only: If you have previously registered, but have not paid, please click the Pay Only link to be directed to the payment screen. Please be aware that the first applicants to complete the registration process in its entirety and submit their full payment will be considered for acceptance.
Cost and Payment Arrangements
The total cost for Hiram Fine Arts Workshop is $55. Meals, housing and all activities and art materials associated with the Workshop are covered in this price. The online registration form is linked to two online payment options. Payment arrangements include:
Online by Credit Card: Hiram College accepts American Express, Discover, and MasterCard. When paying by credit card, please note that a 2.5% convenience fee will be included to the total amount charged.
Online by Electronic Check: There is no convenience fee when paying by E-check.
Other Requirements for Participation
Reference: On the registration form, students are asked to provide the name, title and telephone number of a teacher or guidance counselor who is willing to serve as a reference on their behalf. We assume that references are aware that students have used their names and that they may be contacted.
Register Early! Space is Limited!
The first applicants to complete the registration process in its entirety and submit their full payment will be considered for acceptance. High school students who will be juniors or seniors in the fall of 2013 are welcome to register. Spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.
The deadline for registration is May 31, 2013. THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JULY 3, 2013. SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE. Interested students are encouraged to register as soon as possible.
Notification of Acceptance
Once students have registered and paid in full, their registration materials will be reviewed by the art faculty leading the Workshop. As soon as a student has been approved, Lisa Schneider will send out an email notifying the student that he or she has been accepted into the program.
A week or so before the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop, students will receive via postal mail a packet containing:
- Hiram Fine Arts Workshop Schedule
- Introductory packet
- Emergency Medical Form (must be signed by your parent or guardian in order to participate)
- Family Invitation to the Art Show on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
- Directions to Hiram College
- Campus Map
- List of Items to Bring
Full payment must accompany registration to be considered for acceptance. A full refund will be issued for those students not accepted into the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop. Students who choose to withdraw at least three weeks prior to the first day of the Workshop will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be made after that date.
Deadline for registration
JULY 3, 2013
THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED. SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE. Interested students are encouraged to register as soon as possible.
Lisa Schneider, Manager, Institutional Advancement Programs