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Grades 1-4
Students entering grades 1 through 5 in fall 2020 are invited to register for this class.
July 7-10
*No class on Monday, July 6
Tuesday – Friday, 1-4 pm
$165 member | $180 non-member
Membership discounts apply to those with Household memberships and above.

Instructor: Danielle Hallman

The Drawing and Painting camp will help children enhance their drawing and painting abilities, develop new talents, inspire confidence and creativity, encourage the production of unique works of art, and provide opportunities to explore a variety of art materials. Students will work from photographs, observation, and imagination. Students will use pencil, charcoal, oil and chalk pastels, acrylic paint on canvas, and watercolors in this art camp.

Need a full day program? Students may combine the afternoon Drawing and Painting camp with the morning Draw, Cut, and Combine: Mixed Media Art camp, and Lunch Option 3 to create a full day program.

Students provide their own peanut free lunch for full day and snacks for half-day programs. Families and friends are welcome to come 15 minutes before the end of camp on Friday to enjoy an exhibition of student work in the Education Gallery and classrooms.

Individualized attention, inspired and supportive instruction, small classes, meaningful gallery tours, and award-winning teachers are hallmarks of our exceptional arts programs. Through exposure to a variety of art forms and materials, all courses encourage the development of new skills and build confidence in creative expression. In addition, our summer camps provide opportunities for lively social interaction and outdoor activities. Student work is exhibited in the Education Gallery throughout the summer.

Faculty member Danielle Hallman received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the University of Hartford in 2009, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of the Arts in 2011. While in Hartford, Danielle began her path toward teaching by collaborating as a teaching assistant for two of her professors working with college freshman to build their skills in drawing, painting, and graphic design. Her teaching career began in Chestnut Hill, PA at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy in 2011 and has been working in the Central Bucks School District since 2015. Danielle strives to and believes that it is important to create a comfortable studio environment for her students in which they embrace their individuality, celebrate their peers, develop creative problem-solving skills, explore a variety of media, progress toward mastery, and grow in self-confidence. When not in the classroom, Danielle creates commissioned artwork as a freelance illustrator. Her enthusiasm and innovation have added to the quality of the Michener high school program beginning in 2018.