Summer Art Institute for High School Artists

The Summer Art Institute is designed for talented and highly motivated high school students. Each two-week session carries three units of UCLA college credit, and is structured around a combination of daily, focused studio work; artist lectures; field trips; and a final exhibition in the New Wight Gallery. Students may enroll in one or both two-week sessions, and choose from Drawing, Painting, Photography, or Sculpture.

Session A: July 5-15, 2016
Courses: Drawing | Painting | Digital Photography

Session B: July 18-29, 2016
Courses: Drawing | Painting | Digital Photography: Portraiture | Sculpture

Registration opens February 1, 2016

For more information, please visit Summer Sessions or email



"I was so happy to be surrounded by people who had very similar mentalities about art and life. Since I don't go to an art high school, I never get to spend time with people who are as interested in art as me, so I was grateful to have met these students."

– Summer Art Institute Student


"I woke up every morning excited to be here. I learned a lot and became a more confident artist."

– Summer Art Institute Student


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