Summer Art & Design Institute

Eastern Kentucky University will host a Summer Art & Design Institute for High School students, grades 9–12th.

Aspiring artists and designers will experience creating in state of the art university studios. Receiving individual attention, each student will be guided by internationally prominent EKU faculty. Immersed in artistic invention in pursuit of expanding their creative practice students will explore a variety of new media, and focus on their unique ideas to build an outstanding college entrance portfolio. Students will be mentored and challenged, experiencing an authentic taste of what it is like to pursue a career in an art or design field.


Specialties will include, but are not limited to, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Metals/Jewelry, and Graphic Design.

Tuition: Includes housing, full meals and evening activities. Register before May 20th to receive an early bird discount, $500. After May 20th $550.

Please refer to the attached brochure for additional information and registration.

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