Visual acuity and technical skills will be strengthened to determine creative preference and how to turn interest into an artistic line of inquiry. Drawing, collage, painting, sculpture and photo may be considered as potential media. Field trips, working sessions, and critiques will all be part of the process.
Dates: June 10-15, 2018 or July 29-August 3, 2018
Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school and incoming college freshmen
Program Length: 1-week sessions
Program Tuition: $2,250
Location: Winston-Salem, NC – Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus
Residential or Non Residential: Residential
*Courses carry no secondary school or college credit. Upon completion of the program, an official Wake Forest University certificate of achievement will be awarded to all Visual Arts Institute participants.
Reynolda Campus (Residential Program) | $2,250
Academic Leader, Visual Arts
Leigh Ann Hallberg was born in New Haven, CT in 1956. She received her BA in Art, Magna Cum Laude, from Mount Union College in 1978 and her MFA from University of Colorado Boulder in 1989. Hallberg has exhibited at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Verge Art Fair NY, the Museo Archeologico Nazionale – Ferrara, Italy, Museo Civico Archeologico, Stellata, Italy, Plymouth Rock Gallery in Zurich, Switzerland and Unterhammer im Karistal, Germany among other venues. Hallberg has taught at UNC Charlotte, Salem College where she was the Visual Artist in Residence, and is currently a Teaching Professor at Wake Forest University where she has been a Hoak Family Fellow and awarded numerous grants. Hallberg lives and works in Winston Salem, NC.