SUNY Ulster Summer Arts Academy Open for Students

STONE RIDGE – SUNY Ulster announces registration for its Summer Arts Academy is now open. They are offering six workshops in a variety of media taught by practicing artists in the field. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Digital Drawing + Painting will be held from July 17 – July 20.
Learn the basics of digital drawing and rendering, how to translate traditional art to screen by utilizing various digital brushes and textures, quick tips and tricks that can simplify the drawing process, as well as what goes into marketing your work to an audience online.
Instructor: Kat Farrell

• Printmaking will run from July 17 – July 19.
The Printmaking workshop will introduce you to the three basic types of printmaking: Relief, Intaglio, and Planographic by exploring the techniques of Linocut, Collagraph, and Monotype. This is a hands-on class in which you will use new tools to create and print multiple images while learning the basics of working in a printmaking studio. No previous printmaking experience required.
Instructor: Joan Ffolliott

• Sculpture: Creating Art in 3 Dimensions will run from July 24 – July 27.
Together we will investigate the question: “How do you make a sculpture?” You will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of materials as we explore how art concepts apply to creating in 3 dimensions.
Instructor: Sam Goldberg

• Digital Photography & Image Editing will run from July 24 – July 27.
This intensive photography workshop will provide everything for the aspiring photographer. We will take advantage of the extended time together to photograph inside and outside using our cameras to full effect. Learn all about camera functions, camera usage, studio lighting, and printing photographs as well as introductions to photographics artists and how they can teach us how to make powerful images.
Instructor: Seth Rubin

• Developing Personal Narrative in Drawing runs from July 31 – August 3.
In this workshop you will learn to use your own objects, photographs, and memories combined with landscapes and text to create more personal story – telling drawings. Classes will center on learning positive and negative drawing techniques in charcoal and graphite.
Instructor: Kristin Flynn

• Animation 101 also runs from July 31 – August 3.
In this intro level class, you will learn the basic principles of animation. Using these principles, you will be able to see your animated projects come to life using both traditional and digital techniques. We will then work through various animation exercises to create a demo reel showcasing your animation skills.
Instructor: Cassiopeia Ottulich

To register for any of these courses, a parent or guardian must first complete our online Pre-Registration form. After the form is complete you will receive a registration link to pay for the course(s). For more information, contact Continuing Education at or 845-339-2025, or Christopher Seubert, Fine Arts Visual Arts Department Program Coordinator at or 845-687-5134.

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