Tenderloin Boys and Girls Club
4:30 – 6:30 pm Wednesdays
115 Jones Street
Teaching Artist NATASHA LOEWY
Students will learn the art and versatility of a number of techniques and media including, wire sculpture, video, photography, painting and silkscreen. They will research the historical and social context of these media while focusing on the self and technical skills.
Columbia Park Boys and Girls Club
4:30-6:30pm Wednesdays Guerrero St.
Teaching Artist JACLYN CALDERON
Concrete/Abstract Techniques in Drawing and Painting
The aim of this course is to use the media of drawing and painting to connect young artists with their self-identity using various strategies in drawing, painting, and writing. Processes used will relate to improvisation, still life, memory, music, poetry, movement, and self-reflection. We also will focus on a different art movements in order to gain a richer understanding of both the history and potential of image creation.
4:30 – 6:30 pm Fridays 934 Brannan Street
Teaching Artist MATTHEW GOLDBERG
Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture – Creating with Clay
This class will focus on different hand building techniques such as pinch, coil and slab construction, as well as some wheel throwing to create sculptures. Students will also learn how to treat the surface of their ceramics with stains, glazes, and various texture techniques. Beware-working with clay can be addicting!
City Studio is honored to currently work with A Better Chance and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) for an annual Graphic Arts Workshop and starting summer 2018, Root Division, and fall 2018 Creative Arts Charter School. Of course City Studio also works very closely with SFAI's Young Artist Program and PreCollege program, offering scholarships to deserving City Studio students to these intensive and enriching environments.
Past partners have included Adobe Books, Galeria de la Raza, Excelsior Boys and Girls Club, Willie Mays Boys and Girls Club, Mission Boys and Girls Club, East Bay Asian Youth Center, Root Division, BAVC, SCRAP, Horizons Unlimited, John O'Connell High School, Balboa High School, Opportunities West, the Bayview Opera House, Sanchez Elementary School, Downtown High School, The Lab and a number of special projects.
At our end of semester celebration of the great work done by our youth, artist instructors and community partners on Wednesday May 23 from 5-7 at the Diego Rivera Gallery at SFAI (800 Chestnut Street).