Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Craft Alliance- St. Louis

Craft Alliance is currently accepting applications for our studio artmentoring program, Crafting-A-Future.
Crafting-A-Future provides education in craft media to high schoolstudents throughout the St. Louis metro area. The curriculumconcentrates on the development of concepts and techniques particular tothe field of contemporary craft.
Students work closely with local artists in Craft Alliance'sjewelry/metalsmithi ng, fiber, clay, and graphics studios to develop abody of work. In addition to their studio work, students are exposed tothe work of nationally/internat ionally known artists through exhibitionsand lectures. Craft Alliance challenges the students throughout theirstudy to develop their technique and concepts, exhibit their work, andbuild a portfolio in preparation for post secondary education.
Classes are held at Craft Alliance in the Kranzberg Arts Center in GrandCenter on Saturdays, October - June, 1-4pm. Students entering grades 9through 12 are eligible to apply. Students are selected based on talentand commitment to the program, and are granted full financial aid.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, September 28th, andclasses begin Saturday, October 3rd.
To request an application contact:
Robert Longyear
Community Outreach Manager
Chair Jewelry/Metalsmithi ng Area
Craft Alliance
314.725.1177 X 334

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