Children's Program

Code: K1213-23

    • Ages 4 - 5

Animal Kingdom

Aug 21 - 25, 2023

9AM - 12PM

Concept

Do you love animals? Us too! This workshop combines our love of animals and art as we craft extraordinary mixed-media wildlife friends. We learn how to draw, paint, and build our favorite animals in both realistic and creative forms using a wide array of artistic mediums. We make expressive papier-mâché creatures, slithering ceramic snakes, gigantic ocean collages, and more! We take time to learn about the animals we choose to create and how to emphasize the qualities that make them unique in the animal kingdom. Let’s get ready for this amazing animal adventure!

Faculty

Olivia Martinez

Youth and Community Engagement Manager

Olivia was raised in San Francisco, California, and graduated from Colorado College in 2020 with a B.A. in Education and minors in Southwest Studies and Spanish. She has worked at the Denver Art Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College and is also a certified Colorado Environmental Educator. Olivia completed her Master’s in Teaching at Colorado College with a focus on Elementary Education in 2021. When not working with young people she is always looking for good food, creating, and cruising around on her bike. Preferred Pronouns: She/Her

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Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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