This program is designed for advanced art students who want to prepare portfolios for college and scholarship applications. Students will make figure drawings with a live model, go outside to draw scenes of downtown Chicago, and experiment with oil painting, acrylic painting, and pastels. All work will be digitally documented for the student's use.
Teen Pre-Apprentices are re-painting and updating a 2003 community mural currently displayed at Touhy Herbert Park on the Near West Side of Chicago. In addition, teens develop and paint a total of six original art mural panels (approximate size 4'x5') attached to the park's nearby fencing adjacent to Victor Herbert School's playground.
Teens have the opportunity to learn or enhance their skills on the history and current urban designs, learn how to invent and draw urban designs and create urban/hip-hop style t-shirts and jeans. Teen apprentices will also be instructed on writing about their urban line. They will create an urban design label, logo, and slogan. Teens have the opportunity to create a complete design which can be showcased in their portfolios and a fashion show.
True Star graphics team will assist with designing a 44 page magazine that will entice and interest the teen market. They will also design marketing materials, including flyers, posters, presentations, and other creative collateral as related to True Star Magazine. This team will work on industry standard equipment.
True Star graphics team will assist with designing a 44 page magazine that will entice and interest the teen market.Apprentice will also design marketing materials, including flyers, posters, presentations, and other creative collateral as related to True Star Magazine. This team will work on industry standard equipment.
The Art Packing Intern will assist and work under the supervision of the Packing Staff in receiving and unpacking, and packing and shipping, works of art to and from the Art Institute. Duties include helping to load and unload works of art, database entry, and creating labeling and storing packing materials, and creating packing solutions.
Museum Education Student Programs Interns work with staff to provide experiences for students groups and teens in the museum. Interns help tour leaders to welcome, organize, and guide groups through the galleries, as well as facilitate studio activities offered in conjunction with student tours. They also assist with programs for teens.
The Art Institute of Chicago Family Programs internship introduces teens to public art programming for youth and families. Gain art facilitation and public contact experience, and apply your skills to program presentations that take place at the Art Institute of Chicago.
The silk painting program gives students a working knowledge of the technical and visual elements involved in painting on silk. Students learn the basics of textile design and develop a portfolio consisting of silk scarves, sketches and photographs. Students experiment with dyes and learn to transform detailed drawings into wearble art.
Printmaking Arts will explore the possibilities beyond traditional painting and drawing through silk screening. The advanced apprentices will create prints on various surfaces using a number of printing techniques.