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CMCA Offers ArtLab ArtCamp for Summer 2016

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Summer is right around the corner and registration is now open for the Center for Maine Contemporary Art's ArtLab ArtCamp for kids aged six to 11 years old.

BeginningJuly 11, ArtLab ArtCamp will be offered for three one-week sessions, from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. ArtCamp will take place in the ArtLab classroom, courtyard and galleries at CMCA's new building at 21 Winter Street in Rockland.

Using the art of Alex Katz, Rollin Leonard and Jonathan Borofsky on exhibit in the CMCA galleries as a springboard, artist instructors Alexis Iammarino and Russell Kahn will lead campers through fun, inspiring, hands on art explorations. Kids will draw, paint, print and sculpt while discovering themselves as artists.

Each week of ArtCamp will offer a different theme. FromJuly 11-15will be 'Re-Invent Yourself' with Alexis Iammarino. Kids will create multiple versions of themselves experimenting with monotypes, collagraphs and a combination of printing techniques.

FromJuly 18-22will be 'Bodyscapes' with Russell Kahn and Alexis Iammarino. Using life-sized body tracings as a template, young artists will explore bodies in motion and discover pattern and decoration.

From July 25-29will be 'build, Build, BUILD' exploring 3D Arts with Russell Kahn. With imaginations running, kids will construct in 3-dimensions combining a variety of mediums, such as wood, clay, and found objects.

Don't delay in registering as enrollment is first-come, first-served and is limited. To register, call CMCA at207-701-5005, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Camp fees include a $25 nonrefundable registration fee.

Alexis Iammarino received her Master's in Community Art from Maryland Institute College of Art and is the Lead Artist for CMCA's education programs. Russell Kahn studied at the Museum School/Tufts University and has been an art educator in public schools for more than twenty-five years as well as a popular ArtLab ArtCamp instructor at CMCA.

Additional information about CMCA and all of its education programs, including ArtLab ArtCamp can be found atcmcanow.org.

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