Hiram Fine Arts Workshop

July 23-26, 2014 (Residential)

Age:  Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors, with preference given to juniors and seniors

Cost:  $300

Up-and-coming high school artists will engage in a variety of hands-on activities designed to expand their artistic skills, aesthetic judgment, and understanding of historical and contemporary art.  The students will sample a college classroom experience through drawing, painting, printmaking and art history. 

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.

Hiram College will award a $1,000 scholarship to every high school student who attends a 2014 summer academy and enrolls as a full time student at Hiram College.  Renewable up to four years.  (Potential of $4,000 total in scholarship award.)

Who conducts the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop? 

Chris Ryan, Associate Professor of Art 

Lisa Safford, Professor of Art History and Chair of the Art Department

Jack Carlton, Instructor of Printmaking

Where is the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop?

The Hiram Fine Arts Workshop is a four-day, residential summer learning experience held on the Hiram College campus, located in Hiram, Ohio.  Hiram's campus is a 45-minute drive from Cleveland and Akron.  Participants will stay three nights in a residence hall.


The 2014 Hiram Fine Arts Workshop is aimed at high school students who are rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Please submit one registration form and one payment per student.

+ Register & pay online

+ Pay OnlyIf you have already 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 the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop is $300.  Meals, housing and all activities 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 in 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, telephone number and email address 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 are rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to register. Spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Preference will be given to juniors and seniors.

The deadline for registration is May 30, 2014 has been extended until July 16, 2014.   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 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 to attend.

A week or so before the Hiram Fine Arts Workshop, students will receive via email a link to materials for the workshop including:

  • Hiram Fine Arts Workshop Schedule
  • Family Invitation to the gallery on Saturday, July 26
  • Emergency Medical Form (must be signed by your parent or guardian in order to participate)
  • Directions to Hiram College
  • Campus Map
  • List of Items to Bring with You

Refund Policy

Full payment must accompany registration to be considered for acceptance.  A full refund will be issued for those students not accepted into the 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.

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