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The School will not be operating Summer at Chase programs during the summer of 2015. The School is, however, operating a small-scale arts program.


The summer arts series will give students the opportunity to have fun, create and explore the studio arts. The open studio allows for students of all levels and abilities to work cooperatively together. Students will develop original ideas, work from their natural environment, and study famous works/artists.

Instructor: Andrea Carter, Visual Arts Department @ Chase Collegiate School, Waterbury, CT.

Students: grades 1-8; Each class requires a minimum of 8 students.

Time: Morning: 9:00 -12 Lunch: 12-1pm Afternoon: 1-4:00

  • Session I June 29-July 10
  • Session II July 20-31

Mixed Media Art 9:00 - 12 noon

Learn to draw, paint, collage, and construct with wood, work two and three-dimensionally, explore themes from nature and the works of famous artists. Improve composition and observation skills. Learn color theory, how to mix and apply paint, work on landscapes, still-life and have fun with self-portraits in a printing project.

Wheel Throwing / Hand-Building 1 - 4:00 pm

Learn to create wheel thrown pottery, and hand-built forms, both functional and sculptural using pinch, coil and slab methods. Beginners and more experienced students will have fun learning and continuing to develop the basic step by step approach to throwing on the potter’s wheel, using special surface tools, decorating methods, glazing techniques and the firing process.

Tuition: 1⁄2 day $275 week full day $550, materials included, full day students have the option to bring a lunch and stay on campus. There is no additional charge for supervised lunch time if you are signed up for morning and afternoon classes. It is recommended that all students bring water and a snack for mid-morning and afternoon.

Please send checks, made out to Chase Collegiate School, to: Business Office c/o Chase Collegiate School, 565 Chase Parkway Waterbury, CT 06708. Please note "Summer Arts at 565" on the memo line of your check. Payment must be made by June 1, 2015.

Register by contacting Andrea Carter: Acarter@chasemail.org or phone; 203-236-9593

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