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Young at Art Creativity Camp - Twisted Metal, Recycled Edition

Steamboat Springs Arts Council
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Young at Art Creativity Camp - Twisted Metal, Recycled Edition

Ages: 8-14
Cost: $160/week per child
*scholarships and multi-child discounts available

Class Description: Working with wire is a fun, approachable way to explore 3-D art. Participants will have a blast experimenting with wire - bending and shaping in this half-day creativity camp. You can make animal or human figures, abstract forms or functional pieces, all super fun to make! This Camp guides students with step-by-step instruction to successfully create a unique 3-D sculptures with a variety of wires from recycled materials. Sustainability and creative reuse of materials will be emphasized. Kids will create sculptures, displays and anything in their imagination using recycled materials.

Teacher: I am Jeneire Méndez Yeats. I’m a Costa Rica native and a U.S. citizen. I moved to Steamboat in 2012. My designs are inspired by the desire to give discarded materials a second chance. I convert forsaken possessions into pieces of jewelry and other forms of Art. I use broken glass, plastic, leather, aluminum, metal cans, and copper wire which I rescue from friends and the Milner Mall. The Milner Mall is one of Twin Enviro’s wonderful waste diversion programs where household items and construction materials destined for the landfill are given a second chance at life. Recycled Designs was born shortly after I began working there 5 years ago.

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