Summer Camp

2022

ArtFirst Summer Camp is AWESOME!

Children attend year after year!

Art First Summer Camp 2022 Registration Now Open!

ART FIRST ARTE PRIMERO creates a place where imagination is inspired!

Art First Arte Primero is a fine art studio for children. Our main goal is to create a world filled with cultural understanding through art and language and to empower children by nurturing their creativity, confidence, problem-solving skills, and non-verbal communication skills through their expression in VISUAL ARTS, MUSIC, DANCE, and THEATER! We offer a loving, artistic environment where your children will learn Spanish through play.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Art First Summer at a glance

    • 12-week summer program beginning June 6, 2022
    • Children entering kindergarten through 6th grade welcome
    • Each week has an exciting theme for the children to explore. - We will do fine arts, learn Spanish and venture out on field trips and explore.
    • Open: 8:00am - 5:30pm daily
    • Drop-off & pick-up at Art First Studio
        • Sugar House: 1549 S. 1100 E. SLC UT 84105
        • ​​Liberty Wells: 1740 South 500 East SLC, UT 84105

       

      Art First will offer a discounted rate to our community for our families in need.

      Choose the best option for your family and let us know how we can serve you.

      SCHOLARSHIP PAYMENT SYSTEM: based on honor system and your family’s needs.

      FULL PRICE  

      SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

      1 Full Day, 8:00-5:30, $70  

      $245 per week, $65 per day.

      1 Week, Monday-Friday, $300

      Registration Fee $65

      Registration Fee $65

      ·      We are no longer charging a covid fee.

      ·      Registration fee & tuition are non-refundable.

      ·      You may change dates within the summer schedule if space is available.

      ·      Art First Summer Camp registration is available online

      ·      Register for our fun and enriching Art & Spanish Summer Camp!

       We stand in gratitude for the support from our community! You are supporting a small family and woman-owned business. Thank you for sharing your experience with Art First with family & friends.

      Please take the time to let us know your plans and how we can serve your family.

            • Arte Primero is NOT a nut/dairy-free facility
            • Summer Camp 2023, Registration Starts January 2023.

SUMMER CAMP 2022

Every week in Art First Arte Primero during the fine art sessions, your child(ren) will learn about an artist and art movement. Children will be immersed in classical music, fine art and learn about artists and composers in an inspiring fine art studio environment. Art & Spanish Classes are Monday-Friday 9:00 am-11:00, during Summer Camp.


Studio Hours: 8:00-5:30. Schedule Below. Scroll to the end.


Week 1
Space, Planets & Astronauts!

JUNE 6-10, 2022


ART THEME: SPACE, PLANETS & ASTRONAUTS!
ARTISTS: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS
MUSIC: Composers: Errollyn Wallen-Belize-born British composer
Wintergatan - Marble Machine
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Emphasis on planets especially Mars, solar system, NASA & extraterrestrial life!

Blast off! Explore our amazing universe through art! We will artistically explore the gigantic canyons on Mars! After nearly 300 million miles, NASA's Perseverance rover completes its journey to Mars. We will explore the red planet and the magnificent photographs from NASA! Mars Mission: Perseverance chute had Teddy Roosevelt quote "Dare mighty things" spelled out in binary code. Children love space art!

"I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets." John Glenn, Astronaut.

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on upon registration, payable by check or online. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition, are non-refundable.

Week 2
Japanese Animation!

JUNE 13-17, 2022


ART THEME: JAPANESE ANIMATION

ARTISTS: HAYAO MIYAZAKI & TAKASHI MURAKAMI

JAPANESE ANIMATION! Children will learn about Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese animator, director, producer, screenwriter, author, and manga artist. We will discover his animation through drawing and discovering his films. Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist. 2 incredible current artists that have contributed greatly to pop art and animation! Children will create their own characters and pop art animation! Children are mesmerized by animation films & pop art!

​Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk, and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 3
Modernists Art Movement!

JUNE 20-24, 2022


ART THEME: MODERNISTS ART MOVEMENT

ARTISTS: GEORGIA O'KEEFFE & HENRI MATISSE

MUSIC: Composers: Tania León-Cuba

Animusic HD - Pipe Dreams

Johann Sebastian Bach

IGeorgia Totto O'Keeffe an American painter who is best known for painting big flowers. Children will have a beautiful opportunity to paint their own made up flower. Each stroke will come from their heart as they tap into the classical music playing in the art studio. Art First offers a unique experience when children paint. Henri Émile Benoît Matisse a French artist mostly known for his bold colors and unique brush strokes. Matisse is an Art First studio favorite! Children will learn about these great masters, their life, their art and what inspired them!

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 4
Scenic Art Utah!

JUNE 27- JULY 1, 2022


ART THEME: SCENIC ART UTAH: National Parks: Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park

ARTISTS: LOCAL UTAH ARTISTS

Drawing inspiring landscapes in our very own Wasatch Front and National Parks in Utah! We will draw and paint the scenic sights of Bryce Canyon, Delicate Arch, Capitol Reef and Wasatch mountains. Children will learn about native plants, animals and our scenic national parks! Children will create Utah inspired art in landscapes and more!

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 5
María Izquierdo & Frida Kahlo, Telling your story through paint!

JULY 5-8, 2022


ART THEME: Telling your story through paint.

ARTISTS: María Izquierdo & Frida Kahlo.

MUSIC: Composers: Cacilda Borges Barbosa-Brazilian

Frédéric François Chopin

Two Mexican woman painters, dedicated to telling their story. Each painter recreated moments in their life, things they experienced, moments they cherish, people they love. In art session, children will explore their story. What do I have to share? What do I want to remember?

Ink drawing has various tools, a pen, lithography, and block printing. Children will explore various techniques and the wonders of ink. What happens when you blow air on ink on paper? Magical streams of color appear, and children will love the visual effects. Children love this new way of creating art! We will study the history of lithography with Jose Guadalupe Posada and more contemporary artists like UK based Sarah Maycoc.

​Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk, and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 6
Homage To Black Artists!

 

JULY 11-15, 2022

 


 

ART THEME: HOMAGE TO BLACK ARTISTS.

ARTISTS: FAITH RINGGOLD & AMY SHERALD.

MUSIC: Composers: Unsuk Chin-South Korea

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

 

An homage to African American artists Alma Thomas, Romare Bearden & Amy Sherlad.

A phenomenal week of exceptional artists! Children will explore the lives and artistic styles of Alma Thomas, Romare Bearden & Amy Sherlad. This week we will learn how to use color, form, shapes, texture to express their feelings. A message each child wants to share with the world around them. Children love to share the art they feel inside!

Alma Thomas was an art teacher in the public schools of Washington, D.C.

Romare Bearden is best known for his photomontage compositions made from torn images of popular magazines and assembled into visually powerful statements on African American life.

Amy Sherald is best known for her figurative paintings of vibrantly dressed individuals like Michelle Obama.

"I'm painting the paintings that I want to see in museums." Amy Sherald.

 

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk, and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

 

 

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

 

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

 

 

Week 7
Pop Art Hereos!

JULY 18-22, 2022


ART THEME: POP ART HEREOS!

ARTISTS: PACITA ABAD & YAYOI KUSAMA

MUSIC: Composers: Lindsey Stirling, Johann Pachelbel

Children will learn about Yayoi Kusama an international phenomenon with her repetitive polka dots. Ashley Longshore is a Louisiana-based painter and focuses on American pop culture. Children will explore their heroes and transform them into pop art. What is an Art Movement? Pop art celebrates everyday life, elevating popular culture to the level of fine art. OUR CHILDREN ARE ART! Created in their own AWESOMNESS! We will study artists like Yayoi Kusama, Andy Warhol and Ashley Longshore. This is a favorite week for kids, a fun time to explore!

"It is my wish to leave a message to the whole world from the universe, a message of love and peace to the people of the world." Yayoi Kusama.

"My love of color is what really makes my artwork. "POP" Ashely Longshore.

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 8
Ocean Comotion!

JULY 26-29, 2022


ART THEME: OCEAN COMOTION!
ARTISTS: Martha Petrona Jiménez and other Caribbean artists.
MUSIC: Celia Cruz, Tito Puente
Composers: Lindsey Stirling, Johann Pachelbel

Together we will cruise the Caribbean to explore the islands! Our focus will be on Caribbean art, culture, music, island animals and traditional dances. Spot light musical artists Celia Cruz and Tito Puente. Martha Petrona Jiménez is a master painter from Cuba, known for her contemporary paintings, sculptures and murals.

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 9
Exploring Black & White Art!

AUGUST 1-5, 2022


ART THEME: EXPLORING BLACK & WHITE ART
MUSIC: Composers: Lindsey Stirling
Johann Pachelbel

Black and white art is mesmerizing and has great depth. Children will learn about positive and negative space in art and how to manipulate on paper.
Black and white photography is the art of using different tones of gray, ranging from white to dark, to create awesome images.

​Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk, and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 10
Mural Art!

AUGUST 8-12, 2022


ART THEME: MURAL ART
MUSIC: Composers: Lisa Washington Calvo

Murals are community stories. Artists share the happenings of a community through the language of paint and vision. Art First children will be part of a community mural. We are happy to announce, "Children Paint Salt Lake!" A community mural program that will add color to the walls of Salt Lake City! We will learn about local murals in Utah, national murals and international murals.

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

Week 11
Bugs, Butterflies, Birds & Animals of Asia!!

AUGUST 15-19, 2022


ART THEME: BUGS, BUTTERFLIES, BIRDS & ANIMALS OF ASIA
MUSIC: Composers: Lisa Washington Calvo

This is a magical week filled with the wonders of the Amazon! Children will learn about the culture, bugs, butterflies, birds, animals and terrain of the Amazon.
We will use various techniques and materials.

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk, and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable..

Week 12
Space & The Galaxy!

AUGUST 22-26, 2022


ART THEME: SPACE & THE GALAXY!
MUSIC: Composers: Khatia Buniatishvili-France
Terry Bozzio Drum Solo Trailer

Emphasis on nebula, moon, comets, and northern lights!
There is so much to learn and explore in the Solar System! Jupiter, Saturn and its rings, the swirling cloud stripes of Jupiter, the solar system, black holes, galaxies, stars, and designing your own futuristic spaceships! Our little artists will create their own Extra-Terrestrial characters! We will work with mixed media, clay, and splatter painting! What will their galaxy look like? The amazing colors and textures of the nebula, moon, comets, and aurora borealis are full of artistic adventure! Children will visualize their own planets and create their own galaxy. Children will learn various painting techniques and how to enhance their art with mixed media. These techniques can be used in other art weeks and art skills to be used for years to come!

"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Neil Armstrong

Art First strives to teach children fine art. Children will learn various techniques in fine art materials including: paint, drawing, sculpture, pastel, chalk, and much more. Your children will learn about great masters and art movements. The life of an artist and what inspired them to start artistic movements. Art First is truly a unique experience for elementary age children!

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL*

Tuition is due on the first of the month, payable by check or online. Monthly attendance requires pre-registration with payment. Credit of missed days will not be applied and there is a no refund policy. Registration and covid and art fees, as well as tuition are non-refundable.

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