Instructor Jamie Stewart-Coley
# of Days 5 Days
Start Date June 17, 2024
End Date June 21, 2024
Location The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center


WEEK ONE: Draw & Paint from Life

DATES/TIME: JUNE 17 – JUNE 21, 2024 // 9:00 – 11:00 AM


Tuition: $100

(Young Adults, Middle – High School level) Drawing from Life is an opportunity for students to develop their drawing skills and observational abilities through a combination of painting and drawing. Students will explore the joys of painting, sketching, and drawing both inside and outdoors. They will use a variety of materials including but not limited to pastels, acrylics, watercolor, graphite pencils, and charcoal.

*All supplies are included in the cost of the camp

  • Payment in full is required at the time of sign-up.
  • CLASS POLICIES should be reviewed online.
  • Students can not arrive more than 15 min before the start of camp.
  • Students should be picked up promptly after their camp so we can CLEAN and set up for the next camp.
  • Dress for a Mess! Students should wear sunscreen as they might be going outside.
  • There will be paperwork for guardians to sign at the initial drop-off.


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Jamie Stewart-Coley has been an art educator for over 30 years. Stewart-Coley’s teaching career began in the Chicago area before they relocated to Cuyahoga Falls in 2004. It is here where they developed and implemented a visual arts program for grades Pre-K through 8th grades at St. Joseph Parish School. Stewart-Coley holds a BFA and Commercial Design degree from the University of Dayton.

Their background in art covers a wide range of art forms including ceramics, photography, weaving, printing, drawing, and painting. Stewart-Coley also has a vast knowledge of art history and expressive creation through reflection, literature, and music.  The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center welcomed Stewart-Coley to its esteemed faculty in the fall of 2022. Stewart-Coley looks forward to working with the community’s youth to develop the next generation of artists.

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