WIAC Art Club


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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an environment for young artists through which they can improve and showcase their techniques through education and fellowship.

Our Vision

The purpose of this group will be to offer a safe, imaginative, resourceful and encouraging environment for young adults to express themselves and share with others. Students will be able to participate in art projects and group discussions or work on independent projects. Guidance will be provided by Walk In Art Center artist(s).
Benefits of Art:

  • Motor Skills
  • Language Development
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Learning
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Improved Academic Performance
  • Creativity & Expressiveness

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General Information

The WIAC Art Club will be a group of tweens/teens (Ages 13-18) that are dedicated to learning and creating their own original artwork. Anyone ages younger must have approval.

Anyone wishing to join the WIAC Art club that is under the age of 13 years old must submit a portfolio or art samples for review: (3-5) pieces of artwork to the instructor(s) or overseer of the group for approval.

Two Walk In Art Center Artists will overseeing the project and responsible for the instruction and leadership of the WIAC Art Club. The WIAC Art Club will be guided by two WIAC Artists using demonstration and a structured step by step process.

During the monthly meetings, students will be given either singular/group projects or studies to work on. All assignments are optional, but encouraged. Students may work independently. All students attending WIAC Art Club meetings must be working on a task regardless if assigned or independent. Artwork created will be held for a collective discussion and critique when finished.

The WIAC Art Club will primarily focus on drawing and painting technical skills. However, students may bring any materials/mediums of their own to create with. Other artists may also be brought in by the Artist Instructor(s) to demonstrate other techniques and styles to the group.
This is a FREE club. The WIAC Art Club is a part of the nonprofit status of the Walk In Art Center. Please register and follow us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/wiacartclub/

When?

Meetings will be held once a month, for approximately 2 hours. Held at the Walk In Art Center in the 2nd floor Classroom every second Sunday of the month.

  • Second Sunday of the month.
  • [Once a month: Sunday 1-3PM]

During these sessions students will be given optional assignments to work on, or they may work independently. Artwork created will be held for a collective discussion and critique within the group.

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Why?

The WIAC Art Club will primarily focus on drawing and painting technical skills. However, students may bring any materials/mediums of their own to create with.

The Walk In Art Center invites all artists to join the WIAC Art Club, and meet more artists like themselves and to widen their creative horizons. We plan to attain an active and vibrant community of young aspiring artists - Join today!

In addition to developing ideas and activities, the WIAC Art Club meetings are intended to focus the energies of the group to help each other develop and grow as individual artists. We will encourage growth of artistic vision and technical knowledge, through:

  • Group Discussions
  • Presentations
  • Sharing of Ideas
  • Assignments
  • Critique
  • Public Exhibitions and Displays

Instructors

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    Hayley Stokes – Studio Artist (Studio 316)
    Head Artist at C&H Arts

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    Amber Palovick – Artist Association Member
    Head Artist at Indigo Ripple

(All WIAC Artists have required background checks and clearances)


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501(C)(3) Non Profit Organization.
We are located at:
220 Parkway Ave.
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

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