Art 448 Summer Studio:

Introduction to College Art

June 26 – 30, 2017


Join us for 30 hours of 2D and 3D art exploration, walking tours of art museums, conversation with UW- Madison art faculty, and the opportunity to meet other high school artists. 2D studio focuses on woodcut relief printmaking, and in 3D studio students work in our glass lab using a specific technique called “networking” to create works of art. All participants establish a permanent UW-Madison transcript record and earn university credit for completion of the course.


Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm


Humanities Building Printmaking Lab and Glass Lab

Who Can Apply:

Wisconsin students entering their Junior or Senior year of high school who have at least a 3.0 GPA and can provide their own daily transportation to and from campus, and current UW-Madison undergraduate student.


$480 (plus $65 registration/transcript fee for high school students)

$200 Scholarships for the first ten students to register!

Summer Studio Registration

Step One

Apply for admission to UW-Madison as a Special Student (non-degree seeking, UNHS classification).

  • Complete the Special Student Application by May 22 (click on red “apply” link) and respond to all items to avoid delays in processing your application.
  • The application questions are straightforward, but here are some tips, and you can always email Jennifer Sandridge directly with your application questions.
    • Student Type: High School Students
    • Term: Summer 2017.
    • I have the following academic plan: I plan to take ART 448 Special Topics, Summer Studio: Intro to College Art.
  • Download, print, and complete the Enrollment Plan and Agreement form.
    • Check “Traditional” at the top of the form.
    • Term of application and enrollment is Summer 2017.
    • At line #1, write “ART 448 Special Topics, section 010, Intro to College Art” as the department and course title. Write N/A (not applicable) for pre-req.
    • You, a parent/guardian, and a school counselor need to sign the form.
  • Submit an email with the following documents to Jennifer Sandridge due May 22:
    • A digital copy of your completed UW-Madison Enrollment Plan Form – scan or digitally photograph the form and send it via email.
    • A digital copy of your recent high school transcript with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.000, sent via email.

Step Two

Wait for notification of admission decision via email. When admitted you will receive:

  • Letter of admission and enrollment instructions from Adult Career and Special Student Services.
  • Enrollment e-invitation from the Registrar’s Office – be sure to provide us with an email you check regularly.
  • If you are one of the first ten students to register, you will be notified of your $200 scholarship award.

Step Three

Enroll in Summer Studio: Intro to College Art via the MyUW Student Center. You must do this step in order to receive a grade and credit for the course.

  • Instructions are included with your letter of admission or can be viewed at Continuing Studios.
  • The specific class is 68638, ART 448, section 010, Intro to College Art (listed as a special topics course).

Step Four

Pay your bill. Shortly after you enroll in Summer Studio: Intro to College Art, the Bursar’s Office will generate your eBill, which you can view in your MyUW Student Center. Your bill will indicate your tuition due date, typically four weeks after you enroll. Note: You will not receive a paper bill in the mail. Watch your WiscMail for your eBill notification email. All new, first time enrolling students will be charged a one-time document/transcript fee of $65, which covers all future UW-Madison transcript requests.

*** $200 Scholarships are available for the first ten students to register for the course. Once you have submitted all application materials to Jennifer Sandridge (completion of step 1), you will be notified immediately if you are one of the scholarship recipients. The scholarship will be applied to your account during Step Three. Once all 10 scholarships have been awarded, we will post a “Scholarships Closed” note on our Summer Studio website and send an update about this matter to your art teacher.

Enrollment deadline: May 22, 2017

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.). In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact the Summer Studio Program Coordinator, Dr. Mary Hoefferle at hoefferle@wisc.edu

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