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

REGISTER NOW! Download the YASP registration form

ONE-WEEK, ALL-DAY PROGRAM »

June 20-24
Oakland

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

  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Black-and-White Photography (Closed for enrollment)
  • Building with Drawing
  • Comics
  • Designing with Metal: Jewelry Design and Small-Scale Sculpture
  • Explorations in Painting & Drawing (Closed for enrollment)
  • Film

TWO-WEEK, ALL-DAY PROGRAM »

August 1-12
​Oakland

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

  • Clay Animation
  • Digital Photography
  • Explorations in Drawing
  • Graphic Design (Closed for enrollment)
  • Motion Graphics
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

TWO-WEEK, HALF-DAY PROGRAM »

August 1-12
​Oakland

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
​Oakland

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

  • Fashion Design only (Closed for enrollment)

YASP - SAN FRANCISCO 

Please note that we will unfortunately not be scheduling any YASP classes in San Francisco this summer (2016). The campus will be undergoing significant construction, extending from May to September.

We look forward to welcoming YASP students back to an even more beautiful San Francisco campus in summer 2017!

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.