Middle School Summer Programs

By admincam1 | May 9, 2011

CAM Raleigh will host week-long sessions of art + design programming for rising 7th and 8th grade students this summer!


Dates: June 27-July 1, 2011 & July 11-15, 2011
Rising seventh and rising eighth graders
Cost: $300

Re-imagine the world around you through the lens of art + design! CAM Raleigh invites you to explore the designed objects and environments that surround us, from the buildings above us to the shoes on our feet. Amidst installations by some of the nation’s leading contemporary artists, you are encouraged to unleash your creativity through an action-packed week of fun and innovative projects.

Interested in learning more?
Download an Info Sheet and Registration Form!
CAM Raleigh Middle School Summer Studio Registration Packet

The one-week summer studio merges conceptual development with hands-on explorations and emphasizes the importance of the design process from the initial idea to the final product.  Through one-on-one instruction with local designers you will develop your unique voice and individual abilities to bring creative ideas to life by utilizing critical thinking techniques that artists, architects, and designers rely on to convey conceptual and real propositions. In the collaborative studio setting you will explore hand-drawing, printmaking, physical modeling, sculpture, collage, and many other forms of creative media.  Ultimately you will discover the possibilities that art + design offers you to evaluate our surroundings, generate alternatives, and change the world according to your unique perspective!

Instructor Bio:
Sara Queen is currently a Teaching Fellow at the School of Architecture at North Carolina State University teaching a range of courses including History of Contemporary Architecture and an advanced seminar on Regional Infrastructure as well as graduate and undergraduate studios.

Sara recently graduated with distinction from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University earning her Masters in Architecture. While pursuing her degree, Sara was a developer and principal instructor for Project Link, an introductory design studio for high school students. She received her Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from North Carolina State University in 2002. Sara has worked with Frank Harmon Architect in Raleigh, NC and with Joe Sam Queen Architect in Waynesville, NC focusing on design-build and adaptive re-use projects. Additionally, Sara has studied  blacksmithing at Penland School of Crafts and continues to pursue a design career at the intersection of art, exhibit design, and architecture.

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