Our four-week Art, Media + Design program offers a wide variety of options, letting you select the courses, art form and media you want to study for a custom, comprehensive learning experience driven by your your strengths, aspirations and interests.
Design your personal schedule by choosing two majors and two electives, which together shape a course load as varied and unique as you are. Our faculty of professional, practicing artists guide the exploration of the conceptual, creative and technical aspects of the subjects of your choice. Walk away from four weeks on campus with expanded and strengthened skills, a broadened vocabulary and increased confidence as an artist.
Guest lectures by artists
Trips to museums, galleries, and cultural institutions
Official one-on-one portfolio review with a UArts Admissions counselor (can be applied toward Fall 2016 college applications by rising seniors)
Open studio hours in the evenings
A custom portfolio representing your work across your majors and electives
Work showcased in a curated exhibition
A personal artist statement
Written evaluations from each of your instructors
Inclusion in the annually published Summer Institute Look Book, where images of your work and artist statement are printed alongside those of other students. View the SI 2016 Look Book