Art 448 Summer Studio:

Introduction to College Art

August 6 – 10, 2018

Registration is now Closed

Join us for 30 hours of 2D and 3D art exploration, walking tours of art museums, a tour of campus and other field trips, conversation with UW- Madison art faculty, and the opportunity to meet other high school artists. 2D studio focuses on a variety of traditional and contemporary printmaking processes, and in 3D studio, students work in our digital media lab, using digital fabrication techniques to create works of art. All participants establish a permanent UW-Madison transcript record and earn one, undergraduate university credit for completion of the course.


Monday, August 6 – Friday, August 10, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm


Humanities Building Etching Lab, Digital Media Lab, and Classroom 6111

Who Can Apply:

Wisconsin students entering their Junior or Senior year of high school who have at least a 3.0 GPA and can access daily transportation to and from campus (current UW-Madison undergraduate students are also eligible to enroll).


$465 (plus $65 registration/transcript fee)
$200 Scholarships for the first 10 students who enroll, thanks to the generosity of the Helen Burish Fund!


Meet your Instructors:

Chelsea Thompto

Digital Fabrication

Anders Zanichkowsky


Number of students admitted = 20 maximum.

Once you are officially enrolled in the course, you will receive more detailed information via email about Summer Studio (info on what to bring, project descriptions, where to meet on the first day, etc.).

Contact Dr. Mary Hoefferle, Summer Studio program coordinator, at hoefferle@wisc.edu with questions.

See the sample schedule of the week below (details subject to change).