Young Artist Studio Program

CCA's Young Artist Studio Program (YASP) is an exciting, intensive studio experience for students who want to explore the visual arts in a professional art-school setting.

YASP-eligible students will have just completed the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade by June 2016.

YASP 2016

Registration opens Tuesday, February 16. All programs listed below take place on the Oakland campus.

ONE-WEEK, ALL-DAY PROGRAM »

June 20-24
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Black-and-White Photography
  • Building with Drawing
  • Comics
  • Designing with Metal
  • Explorations in Painting & Drawing
  • Film

TWO-WEEK, ALL-DAY PROGRAM »

August 1-12
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Clay Animation
  • Digital Photography
  • Explorations in Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

TWO-WEEK, HALF-DAY PROGRAM »

August 1-12
Monday through Friday, 12:15 to 4:30 p.m.

  • Graphic Design and Explorations in Drawing only

ONE-WEEK, ALL-DAY PROGRAM »

August 8-12
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Fashion Design only

Final Exhibition

Each program ends with an exhibition held in CCA's Oliver Art Center, where family and friends have an opportunity to see what the young artists have created during their time in YASP.