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pre-college program

montserrat college of

art

BEVERLY, MA

July 14th– August 4th 2013


The Montserrat Pre-College Program is designed for students who have the initiative for rigorous visual art instruction at the college level. Spend your summer immersing yourself in a small, creative environment with like-minded people. Challenge your assumptions. Take risks. Test your theories. Discover a new favorite artist. Draw a bad self-portrait. Draw a better self-portrait.

Grow, Learn, Soak it all in, surprise yourself.


The Montserrat Pre-College Program is designed for students who have the initiative for rigorous visual art instruction at the college level. Spend your summer immersing yourself in a small, creative environment with like-minded people. Challenge your assumptions. Take risks. Test your theories. Discover a new favorite artist. Draw a bad self-portrait. Draw a better self-portrait.

Grow, Learn, Soak it all in, surprise yourself.


During your Pre-College experience you will have a balance of foundation skills courses and freedom to explore and experiment. This program is designed for high school students entering their junior or senior year who are creative thinkers, doers and are passionate about art making. Montserrat’s Summer Pre-College Program will give you a taste of the art college life. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn college credit toward their BFA degree.


During your Pre-College experience you will have a balance of foundation skills courses and freedom to explore and experiment. This program is designed for high school students entering their junior or senior year who are creative thinkers, doers and are passionate about art making. Montserrat’s Summer Pre-College Program will give you a taste of the art college life. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn college credit toward their BFA degree.


FOUNDATI FREEDOM The curriculum provides Foundation Drawing instruction in preparation for a college portfolio. Foundation Drawing is complemented with 2 elective courses designed to encourage exploration in new media and creative problem solving, while strengthening technical and conceptual skills. Course descriptions can be found online at www. montserrat.edu/continuing-ed/


Drawing & Elective Courses (Choose 2):

foundation& freedom The curriculum provides Foundation Drawing instruction in preparation for a college portfolio. Foundation Drawing is complemented with 2 elective courses designed to encourage exploration in new media and creative problem solving, while strengthening technical and conceptual skills. Course descriptions can be found online at www. montserrat.edu/continuing-ed/

Animation Digital Photography Graphic Design Illustration Painting Printmaking Three-Dimensional Design


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Weekdays

During each day of the program you will encounter a creative experience through formal teaching methods, admissions portfolio reviews, gallery talks and open studio hours.

9 am-12 pm: Class. 12 pm-1 pm: Break. 1 pm-4 pm: Class.

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Weekends

4 pm-6 pm: Free Time. Absorb. Reflect. Share. 6 pm-10 pm: Open Studios/Activities. 10 pm: Home for the night. Midnight: Lights out.


ART 24/7

! t n e m i r e p x  e explore&

A typical day = atypical

Weekdays

During each day of the program you will encounter a creative experience through formal teaching methods, admissions portfolio reviews, gallery talks and open studio hours.

9 am-12 pm: Class. 12 pm-1 pm: Break. 1 pm-4 pm: Class.

Museum Trips. s. Creative Activitie Sleep. Beach. re. Homework. Explo Free Time. undry. And hopefully, la

&

Weekends

4 pm-6 pm: Free Time. Absorb. Reflect. Share. 6 pm-10 pm: Open Studios/Activities. 10 pm: Home for the night. Midnight: Lights out.


Apartment-style accommodations create a true artist-in-residence experience. PreCollege Student living accommodations are at the newly constructed Student Village on Montserrat’s campus. Each apartment has a full kitchen, double bedrooms, bathrooms and common living spaces. From the classroom to your living room, you will be exposed to creative conversation, exploration and creation.

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Apartment-style accommodations create a true artist-in-residence experience. PreCollege Student living accommodations are at the newly constructed Student Village on Montserrat’s campus. Each apartment has a full kitchen, double bedrooms, bathrooms and common living spaces. From the classroom to your living room, you will be exposed to creative conversation, exploration and creation.

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blocks n a e c o   to the Montserrat is located in a quaint, suburban location one block from downtown Beverly, Massachusetts. The College has 24 hour on-campus security. To assist students and ensure that their stay is safe, summer Resident Assistants reside in the apartments. Pre-College students use the buddy system, allowing them to explore the city. All students are required to arrive on campus with a cell phone. Staff and R.A. cell numbers will be provided for safe communication.


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blocks n a e c o   to the Montserrat is located in a quaint, suburban location one block from downtown Beverly, Massachusetts. The College has 24 hour on-campus security. To assist students and ensure that their stay is safe, summer Resident Assistants reside in the apartments. Pre-College students use the buddy system, allowing them to explore the city. All students are required to arrive on campus with a cell phone. Staff and R.A. cell numbers will be provided for safe communication.


30byminutes train to boston

124 steps to shops &

restaurants

200

yards to A historic movie theater

beverly, MA 01915 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Beverly is a historic, coastal community approximately 25 miles north of Boston with convenient commuter rail access to Boston. Downtown Beverly has a variety of shops and places to eat that are only a short walk from campus housing. The campus is a 3-block walk from the Atlantic Ocean.

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OCEAN U BOSTON

3 BLOCKS

30 MINUTES


30byminutes train to boston

124 steps to shops &

restaurants

200

yards to A historic movie theater

beverly, MA 01915 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Beverly is a historic, coastal community approximately 25 miles north of Boston with convenient commuter rail access to Boston. Downtown Beverly has a variety of shops and places to eat that are only a short walk from campus housing. The campus is a 3-block walk from the Atlantic Ocean.

... . .. .

OCEAN U BOSTON

3 BLOCKS

30 MINUTES


the art world

Students find inspiration for their next masterpiece at the beach, a local café or during one of the many museum or gallery visits. Enjoy the Boston area’s natural and cultural resources through visiting major museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Peabody Essex Museum and many of Boston’s galleries.


the art world

Students find inspiration for their next masterpiece at the beach, a local café or during one of the many museum or gallery visits. Enjoy the Boston area’s natural and cultural resources through visiting major museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Peabody Essex Museum and many of Boston’s galleries.


your time to shine How to Apply A completed Pre-College Application consists of: + Application form (found at http://www.montserrat. edu/continuing-ed/) + $40 non-refundable application fee + Letter of recommendation from an art teacher + Artist statement The above materials should be mailed to: Montserrat College of Art Continuing Education 23 Essex Street Beverly, MA 01915

 opics for your artist T statement should include your artistic experiences and any artistic challenges you’ve faced up to this point, who or what has influenced your art, why you want to attend Montserrat’s Pre-College Program, and what you intend to gain from your participation.

Program Dates

Arrival & Orientation: Sunday, 7/14 Class begins: Monday, 7/15 Classes end: Friday, 8/2 Exhibition: Saturday, 8/3 Departure: Sunday, 8/4

Deadlines Priority deadline for scholarship: April 24, 2013 Application: May 24, 2013 Full-payment: June 14, 2013 Cost Tuition and fees $2,750 Includes all studio courses, art supplies, field trips, and activities On-campus housing (optional) Total Cost

$750 $3,500

A non-refundable $300 tuition deposit is required upon acceptance to the program. This deposit is applied to the final balance of the program cost.

For more information and college policies, please visit the website or contact: ce@montserrat.edu 800.836.0487 x1202 Find us on Facebook

montserrat.edu


your time to shine How to Apply A completed Pre-College Application consists of: + Application form (found at http://www.montserrat. edu/continuing-ed/) + $40 non-refundable application fee + Letter of recommendation from an art teacher + Artist statement The above materials should be mailed to: Montserrat College of Art Continuing Education 23 Essex Street Beverly, MA 01915

 opics for your artist T statement should include your artistic experiences and any artistic challenges you’ve faced up to this point, who or what has influenced your art, why you want to attend Montserrat’s Pre-College Program, and what you intend to gain from your participation.

Program Dates

Arrival & Orientation: Sunday, 7/14 Class begins: Monday, 7/15 Classes end: Friday, 8/2 Exhibition: Saturday, 8/3 Departure: Sunday, 8/4

Deadlines Priority deadline for scholarship: April 24, 2013 Application: May 24, 2013 Full-payment: June 14, 2013 Cost Tuition and fees $2,750 Includes all studio courses, art supplies, field trips, and activities On-campus housing (optional) Total Cost

$750 $3,500

A non-refundable $300 tuition deposit is required upon acceptance to the program. This deposit is applied to the final balance of the program cost.

For more information and college policies, please visit the website or contact: ce@montserrat.edu 800.836.0487 x1202 Find us on Facebook

montserrat.edu


where creativity works

23 Essex Street Beverly, MA 01915-4508

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Montserrat Summer Pre-College Art Program