Interested in designing and making your own jewelry? In this course students will learn the basic technical skills for creating beautiful artworks in metal. Participants will utilize the jewelry making studios at Lamar Dodd School of Art’s Thomas Street Complex while exploring a variety of techniques in metal. Students will develop new artistic abilities and gain experience in our jewelry studio in this exciting new camp!
Monday, June 15, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
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Day and Overnight Options Available
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Day Camp - $400
Overnight Camp - $880
Demitra Thomloudis is a studio jeweler, visual artist and an Assistant Professor in the Jewelry and Metalwork area at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. Originally from Philadelphia, Demitra has a background rooted in the traditions of goldsmithing and metalwork. Her current jewelry work expands beyond these traditions with the use of alternative materials and the implementation of digital technology. Demitra’s exhibition record includes institutions such as the Museum of Arts and Design in New York; The Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece; The Museum for Modern Art in Arnhem, Netherlands; The Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, Australia and the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico City, Mexico. Her work can be found in numerous private collections and in the permanent collection of the Museum Espace Solidor in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France. Demitra’s work is represented by Charon Kransen Arts-USA, Alliages Organization-France, and the Penland Gallery located at the Penland School of Crafts- USA. This is Demitra’s first year as a Summer Academy Instructor.
Laurel Fulton was born and raised in Colorado where she received her undergraduate degree at the University of Northern Colorado in photography and art education. After graduating she taught high school art for four years before deciding to focus her time on her own artwork. For the past seven years Laurel has focused on metalsmithing, integrating photography to show how her objects function on the body. She is a currently in her final year as a masters of fine art student at the University of Georgia Athens. This is Laurel’s first year as a Summer Academy Instructor.
We recommend that all of our students bring a water bottle and small day bag to carry everyday items/supplies.
Our staff takes great care to provide everything your child needs for their camp’s specific needs. Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your camp. Overnight supply lists will be included.