Young Artist Studio

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.

Eligible students for YASP have just completed the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade by June of the year they wish to enroll.

The following are program offerings for summer 2014:

One Week, All-Day Program (Oakland)

June 16-20 
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants choose one of the following studios:

Animation
Architecture: Sustainable Row House
Black & White Photography 
Building with Drawing
Cartoon Drawing
Designing with Metal / Jewelry Design 
Explorations in Painting & Drawing (CLOSED, please choose another course)

Two-Week, All-Day Program (Oakland)

July 28-August 8
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Morning studios are scheduled from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; afternoon studios are scheduled from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Participants choose one of the following for their morning studio:

Clay Animation
Digital Photography 
Motion Graphics
Painting 

All students take Explorations in Drawing as an afternoon studio and choose one of the following for their other afternoon studio:

Graphic Design (CLOSED, please choose another course)
Printmaking
Sculpture: Found & Made 

Two-Week, All-Day Program (San Francisco)

July 28-August 8
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants choose one of the following for their morning studio:

The Art of Animation

Architecture: Future House
Painting
 (CLOSED, please choose another course)

All students take Explorations in Drawing as an afternoon studio and choose one of the following for their other afternoon studio:

Digital Photography (CLOSED, please choose another course)
Graphic Design
Sculptural Felting & Dyeing


 

Two-Week, Half-Day Program (Oakland)

July 28-August 8

Participants take Graphic Design and Explorations in Drawing. Studios are scheduled from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Final Exhibition

Each program ends with an exhibition, where family and friends have the opportunity to see what their young artist has created during their time at YASP.

Oakland program exhibitions are held in the Oliver Art Center, a professional exhibition space. The San Francisco program exhibition takes place in the Center Galleries.