Deadline May 16 for arts apprenticeship program
The application deadline for ArtsPlace, Rockford Area Arts Council’s youth arts apprenticeship program for ages 14-18, has been extended to Monday, May 16.
ArtsPlace will run from noon to 4 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays, June 13-July 28, at Rockford College’s Clark Arts Center.
ArtsPlace is a free program, supported by grants and donations. Bus transportation is provided, if needed.
ArtsPlace artists and teams are: Dance with Tamara Newquist; Theater with Richard Raether; Spoken-Word Poetry with Tricia Sheridan; Sculpture with Marco Basurto; and Painting with Maya Simmons. Printmaking artist Bruce McDonald is the on-site project director.
Youth work on teams directed by the artist and create original work that is performed and exhibited at the conclusion of the program. Apprentices share in the proceeds from ticket and art sales.
Applications are online at www.artsforeveryone.com or at the Rockford Area Arts Council, 713 E. State St. Call (815) 963-6765 for more information.
From the May 11-17, 2011 issue
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