Summer 2020 Camp CREATE explores Ecuador and Peru - its people, wildlife, and culture. The classes in this 4-day arts camp encourage participants to see people with new eyes, appreciate how interconnected we are as a people no matter where we live, and create memorable art work using a variety of materials, processes, and techniques inspired by the arts & crafts of these countries.
For youth ages 13 years+
Tuition:HALF DAY ($150)FULL DAY ($285)
Partial scholarships are available.Daily 9:00-3:30
Complete one registration per child.
The village of Tigua lies between the majestic slopes of the Cotopaxi Volcano and the Quilotoa crater. Most Tigua artists are engaged in farming activities. Tigua paintings reflect these activities of daily life. Join artist Jeanette Dickinson to create a painting of actitivies that reflect your daily life inspired by the colorful and vibrant paintings of Tigua artists.
JEWELRYInca InspiredThe Inca ancestors believed that gold found high in the Andes mountains shone like the sun. So to honor their main god, the Inti, they wore it and decorated their temples with it. Work with artist Gustavo Boada to learn about Inca symbolism and create jewelry that incorporates Inca design motifs. Then create a leather pouch in which to carry your wearable art.
MASKMAKINGTusoj MasksLearn how indigenous Peruvians have maintained their cultural identity through the use and construction of masks for celebrations. Join Gustavo Boada, native of Peru, and Julie Boada, to create the Machu Tusoj mask, headpiece, and colorful costume for the harvest festival celebrated each year in Puno, Peru. Then learn the dance that makes your mask come alive.
ARCHITECTUREMachu PicchuInca architects, engineers and stone masons were unrivaled when it came to building great cities. Machu Picchu, an ancient Peruvian city constructed of granite is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Located high inthe Andes, Machu Picchu was built to withstand natural disasters. Work with an artist to design and build a model of Machu Picchu. artist to design and build a model of Machu Picchu.
June 22-25, 2020
9 AM-3:30 PM
Mount Zion Temple
1300 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105