High School Summer Art Intensive: July 9-August 5, 2017
More than an education, New York University’s High School Summer Art Intensive is an experience!
Located in NYU’s internationally recognized Art and Art Professions department, this 4-week program is designed to provide students interested in the broad scope of art an introduction to the experience of being an art student at a prestigious New York City institution. Through unique and intensive studio projects, instruction, and cultural activities students will gain:
- First-hand challenges and experiences as NYU art students
- Dedicated time and instruction towards the development of core skills requisite to both building a strong college preparatory portfolio and becoming a well-rounded critical thinker
- Access to NYU’s remarkable facilities: painting, ceramics, digital labs, laser engraving, 3D printing, and more
- Access to other creative institutions in New York City (Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Whitney Museum of Art)
- Opportunity to mount a final exhibition of exhibit art work in one of NYU’s East Village student art galleries
- Ceramics & Casting - Learn the fundamentals of clay and casting techniques to create a developed final project.
- Painting & Drawing - Expand knowledge of painting and drawing skills under the guidance of a highly trained instructor.
- Printmaking - Learn how to silk screen multiples on variety of materials.
- Seminar Class - Course on Theory and Aesthetics to expand conceptual knowledge of art as well as visiting lectures by arts professionals in variety of careers.
- Art in the City - Field trips to NYC's great arts institutions as well as private studio tours.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 9:00am-12:00pm, lunch, 1:30-5:00pm
Class and Studio Work: Students will be in classes during this time.
Art in the City: Students will journey off-campus, exploring arts in New York City. Such sites include, but are not limited to: art galleries, artist talks, artist studios, museum visits, and other artistically relevant locations.
Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm, lunch, 1:30-5:00pm
Special Workshops: Students will have dedicated time for learning new media processes. Possible processes include, but are not limited to: collage laser engraving, contemporary printmaking, and digital editing using Photoshop and Illustrator.
NYU Programs plans social outing during weeknights and weekends. Students should always be active and busy.
Who Can Apply
High School students going into their Sophomore (10th), Junior (11th), or Senior (12th) year.
With only 54 slots, this program seeks to create a close-knit community of established and beginner creatives. Students will work directly with practicing art professionals and peers.
Designed to provide close attention to a select number of young creatives, through rigorous and unique studio projects, visits to New York City’s creative institutions, as well as visits to other off-campus sites where artists live and create, NYU’s High School Summer Art Intensive will build a creative community extending beyond summer.
Program Dates: July 9 - August 5, 2017
Classes will take place at NYU’s Barney Building on Stuyvesant Street in the heart of the East Village, one of the city’s most exciting neighborhoods.
2017 Program Costs
Program Fee (special events and activities): $120
Housing: $244 per week
Meal plan (assuming 10 meals + $25 Dining Dollars per week): $155 per week
Scholarships are available!
More information is sent to those who have submitted an application (apply online via application)
How to Apply
Application process opens February 1, 2017
Summer Art Intensive applicants must complete a two-step application process
First, apply to the Summer Art Intensive program through the following link:
Second, upload a portfolio of the student’s work to Slideroom, located at the end of the online application. Please note work documented does not have to be finished. All mediums are welcome.
Early Acceptance Deadline: April 15, 2017
Final Deadline: April 30, 2017
Notification: Applicants will receive notification of acceptance in mid-May.
Applications received after Saturday, April 30, 2017 will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space remains.
*International Students are welcome and encouraged to apply. Proof of English language proficiency is required and details on how to submit this will be provided through the application process.
For more information, please contact Professor Noel Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted applicants will receive further information and access in the form of emails. Please be patient during the processing of applications.
Housing in Founders Hall, an NYU Student Residence Hall, is mandatory for this program. Founders Hall is within walking distance of Barney Building, our studio art facility, in the East Village. Additional information.
Admitted students and their respective parents/guardians must review the Student Handbook and complete the mandatory forms linked within the handbook including the Consent to Disclosure and the Overnight Leave Form.